Chicken Chow Mein
Chow mein is a Chinese-American dish of bits of meat and vegetables served over crisp, fried noodles. This lighter version omits the extra fat and calories by serving over boiled noodles.
Makes 4 servings
|1||pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips|
|2||cloves garlic, minced|
|1||teaspoon vegetable oil, divided|
|2||tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce|
|2||tablespoons dry sherry|
|6||ounces (2 cups) fresh snow peas, cut into halves or 1 package (6 ounces) frozen snow peas, thawed|
|3||large green onions, cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces|
|4||ounces uncooked Chinese egg noodles or vermicelli, cooked and drained|
|1||teaspoon dark sesame oil (optional)|
|Cherry tomatoes (optional)|
|Fresh herbs (optional)|
- Toss chicken and garlic in small bowl.
- Heat 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil in wok or large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture; stir-fry 3 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Transfer to medium bowl; toss with soy sauce and sherry.
- Heat remaining 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil in wok. Add snow peas; stir-fry 2 minutes for fresh or 1 minute for frozen snow peas. Add green onions; stir-fry 30 seconds. Add chicken mixture; stir-fry 1 minute.
- Add noodles to wok; stir-fry 2 minutes or until heated through. Stir in sesame oil, if desired. Garnish with cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs.
|Serving Size:||1 cup Chicken Chow Mein|
|Saturated Fat||1 g|
|Total Fat||3 g|
|Calories from Fat||10 %|
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