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Asparagus Shiitake Chicken with Sesame Rice

Asparagus Shiitake Chicken with Sesame Rice
Servings:
4
Total Time:
25 minutes

Cooking Sequence

  • Prepare chicken recipe through step 2 (15 minutes)
  • Begin to microwave rice, then complete chicken and rice; serve (10 minutes)

Asparagus Shiitake Chicken

Ingredients

1 lb fresh asparagus
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 lb chicken breast tenders
1/4 cup flour, divided
1 cup unsalted chicken stock (or broth)
1/4 cup honey
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon ginger spice paste
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 (5-oz) packages shiitake (or blend) mushrooms
1/2 cup presliced green onions

Steps

  1. Cut asparagus into 1/2-inch pieces, removing tough root end. Chop garlic. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces; place in medium bowl (wash hands).
  2. Sprinkle 2 tablespoons flour over chicken and toss until evenly coated. Whisk in second bowl: remaining 2 tablespoons flour, stock, honey, soy sauce, ginger paste, red pepper, and garlic until blended.
  3. Preheat large, nonstick sauté pan on medium-high 2–3 minutes. Place oil in pan, then add chicken; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until browned. Remove chicken from pan. Place asparagus, mushrooms, and green onions in same pan; cook and stir 3–4 minutes or until mushrooms are tender.
  4. Reduce heat on pan to low. Stir in chicken and soy sauce mixture; simmer 2–3 minutes until sauce begins to thicken and chicken is 165°F. Serve.

Sesame Rice

Ingredients

1 (10-oz) package frozen brown rice
1 lime, for juice
1/4 cup presliced green onions
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon toasted sesame seeds (optional)

Steps

  1. Microwave rice following package instructions. Squeeze lime for juice (1 tablespoon).
  2. Stir remaining ingredients into rice. Serve.

Aprons Advice

  • Complete your meal with fresh salad blend, whole wheat bread, and sugar-free pudding for dessert.
  • The red pepper flakes give this dish a mild heat; you can use more or less to suit your taste.

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Amount per 1/4 recipe serving: Calories 330, Total Fat 7.00g, Sat Fat 1.50g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 65mg, Sodium 690mg, Total Carb 41g, Fiber 4.00g, Sugars 22g, Protein 30g, Calc 4%, Vit A 25%, Vit C 25%, Iron 15%

Sesame Rice

Amount per 1/4 recipe serving: Calories 110, Total Fat 4.00g, Sat Fat 0.00g, Trans Fat 0.00g, Chol 0mg, Sodium 0mg, Total Carb 17g, Fiber 1.00g, Sugars 0g, Protein 2g, Calc 2%, Vit A 2%, Vit C 4%, Iron 0%

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