Chicken Sweet-Potato Stir-Fry

Nutrition (per serving) 307 cal, 24 g pro, 34 g carb, 6 g fiber, 8 g fat, 1 g sat fat, 264 mg sodium Read more: http://www.prevention.com/food/cook/salt-solution-5-delicious-low-sodium-dinner-recipes#ixzz1yX8dbhBt

Photo by Abigail M.

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

25

minutes

TOTAL TIME

30

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    c water

  • 1/2

    c quinoa, rinsed and drained

  • 1

    med sweet potato (about 8 oz), peeled and cut into 1/2" cubes

  • 4

    tsp canola oil

  • 12

    oz boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into 1/2" pieces

  • 1

    med onion, chopped

  • 1

    jalapeño chile pepper, finely chopped

  • 1

    med red bell pepper, chopped

  • 1

    clove garlic, minced

  • 1

    tsp ground cumin

  • 1

    c frozen peas

  • 3

    Tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

  • 1/4

    tsp salt

  • 1/8

    tsp black pepper

  • Read more: http://www.prevention.com/food/cook/salt-solution-5-delicious-low-sodium-dinner-recipes#ixzz1yX8bNs6p

Directions

1.COMBINEwater and quinoa in small saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium, and simmer until liquid has been absorbed, 12 to 15 minutes. 2.PUTsweet potato in small saucepan with enough cold water to cover by 2”while quinoa is cooking. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain. 3.HEAT2 teaspoons of the oil in large nonstick frying pan or cast-iron skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to brown, about 4 minutes. Transfer to bowl. 4.RETURNpan to heat and add remaining 2 teaspoons oil. Stir in onion and jalapeño pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1 minute. Add bell pepper, garlic, and cumin. Cook until vegetables start to soften, 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in peas and reserved chicken and cook 2 minutes. Add quinoa and sweet potato. Cook, stirring frequently, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro, salt, and black pepper. Read more: http://www.prevention.com/food/cook/salt-solution-5-delicious-low-sodium-dinner-recipes#ixzz1yX8lFwoH

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