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General Tso's Chicken Gingered Cauliflower-Brown Rice

Recipe selected from the eMeals Quick & Healthy Family Plan.


General Tso's Chicken

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup cornstarch, divided
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 lb snow peas, trimmed and halved crosswise
  • 1½ Tbsp Asian chili garlic sauce
  • 3 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 egg whites
  • ¼ tsp kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • 2 (16-oz) pkg raw chicken breast strips (see Note)
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. Stir together 1 Tbsp cornstarch and water in a large bowl until smooth. Add peas, garlic sauce, sugar, and soy sauce; toss.
  2. Whisk together egg whites, 3 Tbsp cornstarch, salt, and pepper in a large bowl. Add chicken; toss.
  3. Cook chicken, in 2 batches, in 1 Tbsp hot oil per batch in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until done, shaking off excess cornstarch mixture before adding chicken to skillet. Remove from skillet.
  4. Add snow pea mixture to skillet. Cover and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce is thickened. Add chicken to skillet; toss.

Note:

Serve this over the Gingered Cauliflower-Brown Rice recipe, if desired. Chicken breast strips may be labeled "chicken cut for stir-fry" or "chicken cut for fajitas" at your supermarket's meat counter. If you can't find it, ask the butcher to slice boneless, skinless chicken breasts into strips for you.

Gingered Cauliflower-Brown Rice

Serves 6

Ingredients

  • 1 (10-oz) pkg frozen cauliflower rice
  • 1 (10-oz) pkg frozen brown rice
  • 2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp minced ginger
  • 2 green onions, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp toasted sesame seeds

Instructions

  1. Cook cauliflower and rice according to package directions.
  2. Stir together cauliflower, brown rice, soy sauce, and ginger; sprinkle with green onions and sesame seeds.

Note:

Frozen brown rice cooks in 3 minutes. Frozen cauliflower rice cooks in 5 minutes.

Time

Clock
15mPrep
15mCook
30mTotal

Nutritional Information

Main Side Total
Servings 6 6
Calories 310 74 384
Servings 6 6 12
Calories 310 74 384
Fat (g) 9 1 10
Sat. Fat (g) 2 0 2
Protein (g) 38 3 41
Carb (g) 18 15 33
Fiber (g) 0 2 2
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