Low-Fat Kung Pao Chicken

The kung pao chicken found in shopping malls around the world is high in fat because it uses dark meat chicken and is deep-fried. This meal provides the flavor with less fat.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 25 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz. each), cut in strips
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Spray a large skillet or wok with nonstick spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture to skillet. Sauté for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring often.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 6 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (4 oz. each), cut in strips
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • ½ tsp. all-purpose seasoning
  • 2 Tbsp. ground ginger
  • 1 tsp. crushed red pepper
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • 3 Tbsp. hoisin sauce
  • 3 Tbsp. rice wine vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
  • ¼ cup peanuts
  • 1 tsp. cornstarch

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients in a large bowl.
  • Spray a large skillet or wok with nonstick spray and heat over medium-high heat. Add chicken mixture to skillet. Sauté for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring often.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories230
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol85mg
Sodium560mg
Total Carbohydrate11g
Dietary Fiber2g
Sugars4g
Protein30g