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  • Serves: 6 Servings

Spicy Szechuan Chicken

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Category: Low Calorie

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Boneless chicken breasts
  • -skinned
  • 4 ts Cornstarch, divided
  • 1 Egg white
  • 2 tb Vegetable oil
  • 3/4 c Thinly sliced drained canned
  • -bamboo shoots
  • 1/4 c Diced green chiles
  • 1/8 c Shelled roasted peanuts
  • 1 Clove garlic, minced fine
  • 1 ts Sugar
  • 2 tb Light soy sauce
  • 3 tb Dry sherry
  • 2 tb Finely chopped green onions
  • 1 ts Grated peeled fresh ginger


1. Cut chicken into 2 x 1/2 inch strips. Place in a large pie plate.
Sprinkle 2 t cornstarch over chicken and mix well to coat. Add egg
white and mix again.

2. Heat oil in wok or a 12 inch frying pan. Add chicken and bamboo
shoots and stir fry for about 3 minutes (using a wooden spoon or
wooden fork). Add chiles and peanuts; stir fry for 2 minutes.

3. Combine all remaining ingredients except green onion with remain-
ing 2 tsp. cornstarch and add to wok. Stir fry and heat until sauce
is thick and smooth and mixture is well-blended. Add green onion.
Stir-fry 30 seconds to warm onions. Serve immediately.

Food exchanges per serving: 4 meats, 1 vegetable

1 serving is 2/3 cup. This recipe yields 4 cups.

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