PointsPlus Stir-Fried Chicken with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Cashews Recipe

PointsPlus Stir-Fried Chicken with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Cashews Recipe
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Stir-Fried Chicken with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Cashews
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Stir-Fried Chicken with Broccoli, Red Peppers, and Cashews

Turn this chicken stir fry into a complete and healthy protein-packed meal with a little bit of brown or wild rice on the side. Crisp-tender broccoli and chopped cashews lend a distinctive crunch to this fried chicken recipe.

4
Servings
309
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 2  teaspoons  vegetable oil
  • 1  teaspoon  sesame oil
  • 1 1/2  tablespoon  finely chopped ginger root
  • medium-sized cloves garlic, chopped finely
  • 1  pound  boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into ½-inch pieces
  • large sweet red pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2  cups  broccoli florets
  • 2  tablespoons  low-sodium soy sauce
  • 20  roasted unsalted cashews, chopped roughly

Directions

Heat a large nonstick skillet over high heat. Add 1 teaspoon of the vegetable oil, ½ teaspoon of the sesame oil, ginger, and garlic and cook for 15 seconds. Add the chicken and stir-fry until starting to brown, about 3-4 minutes. Remove to a plate.

Add the remaining vegetable oil, sweet red pepper, and broccoli to the same skillet and stir-fry for 3 minutes. Add the chicken back to the skillet, pour in the soy sauce and cook until the chicken is cooked through, stirring, about 2 more minutes. Toss with the remaining sesame oil. Top with the cashews and serve.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
12g
17%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
5g
21%
Cholesterol
103mg
34%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
32g
70%
Vitamin A, RAE
10µg
1%
Vitamin B-6
1mg
77%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
7mg
9%
Calcium, Ca
142mg
14%
Choline, total
96mg
23%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
14µg
4%
Iron, Fe
1mg
6%
Magnesium, Mg
37mg
12%
Niacin
11mg
79%
Pantothenic acid
2mg
40%
Phosphorus, P
254mg
36%
Selenium, Se
26µg
47%
Sodium, Na
611mg
41%
Water
95g
4%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Fried Chicken Shopping Tip

Buy whole chickens and ask the butcher to quarter them for you. You will save an average of $5 per pound, or more.

Fried Chicken Cooking Tip

Wash everything that chicken touches with soap and hot water.