KUNG PAO CHICKEN

While you may think that a weeknight dinner dilemma can only be solved by takeout, you'll change your mind after making a complete Asian-inspired meal in only 30 minutes. Kung Pao chicken cooks in about 10 minutes and is much lower in fat than other saucy chicken dishes you might order at a restaurant. Plus, you don't have to leave a tip.

KUNG PAO CHICKEN
KUNG PAO CHICKEN

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

4

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    tablespoon canola oil, divided

  • 4

    cups broccoli florets

  • 1

    tablespoon ground fresh ginger (such as Spice World), divided

  • 2

    tablespoons water

  • 1/2

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1

    pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into 1/4-inch strips

  • 1/2

    cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

  • 2

    tablespoons hoisin sauce

  • 2

    tablespoons rice wine vinegar

  • 2

    tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1

    teaspoon cornstarch

  • 4

    garlic cloves, minced

  • 2

    tablespoons coarsely chopped salted peanuts

Directions

Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add broccoli and 2 teaspoons ginger to pan; sauté 1 minute. Add water. Cover; cook 2 minutes or until broccoli is crisp-tender. Remove broccoli from pan; keep warm. Heat remaining 2 teaspoons oil in pan; add remaining 1 teaspoon ginger, crushed red pepper, and chicken. Cook 4 minutes or until chicken is lightly browned, stirring frequently. Combine broth and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) in a small bowl, and stir with a whisk. Add broth mixture to pan; cook 1 minute or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Return broccoli mixture to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with peanuts. Nutritional Information Calories:239 (30% from fat) Fat:7.9g (sat 1.1g,mono 3.7g,poly 2.3g) Protein:30.9g Carbohydrate:11.4g Fiber:3g Cholesterol:66mg Iron:1.8mg Sodium:589mg Calcium:60mg

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