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Spicy Summer Chicken Stir-Fry

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 3 Whole chicken breasts -or-
  • 2 1/2 lb Boneless chicken breasts
  • 3/4 ts Salt; or to taste
  • 3 tb Unsalted butter
  • 1 sm Onion; sliced, separated
  • -into rings
  • 2 Cloves garlic; minced, or
  • -more
  • 2 Zucchini; thinly sliced
  • 2 Yellow crookneck squash;
  • -thinly sliced
  • 6 Fresh New Mexico hot green
  • -chiles; parched, peeled,
  • -seeded & chopped
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh cilantro


Skin & bone chicken; cut in 1- to 2-inch long strips about 1/2 inch wide.
Sprinkle chicken with salt and stir together. Melt butter in a large wok or
very large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken strips and
stir- fry until meat begins to lose its pink color. Push chicken to 1 side,
away from center of pan. Add onion and stir-fry until it barely begins to
get limp; then add garlic, zucchini and crookneck squash. Stir-fry 2-3
minutes or just until color of squash heightens. Add chiles and cilantro;
stir chicken back into center of pan. Stir-fry until chicken is done and
squash is still slightly crisp. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

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