Skinny Cashew Chicken and Broccoli

  • Prep Time 30 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

Ingredients

2
teaspoons canola oil
1
lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1
teaspoon finely chopped gingerroot
2
cups fresh broccoli florets
1
cup Progresso™ reduced-sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/8
teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
2
cups frozen sugar snap peas (from 24-oz bag)
3
tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce
2
teaspoons rice vinegar
1
tablespoon cornstarch
1
teaspoon sugar
2
medium green onions, sliced (2 tablespoons)
3
cups hot cooked brown rice
1/4
cup salted roasted cashew halves and pieces

Directions

Directions

  • 1 In 12-inch nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and gingerroot; cook and stir 4 to 5 minutes or until chicken begins to brown.
  • 2 Add broccoli, 1/2 cup of the broth and the pepper flakes. Cover; cook over medium heat 2 minutes, stirring once. Add peas; cook 2 to 4 minutes longer, stirring once, until vegetables are crisp-tender.
  • 3 In small bowl, mix remaining 1/2 cup broth, the soy sauce, vinegar, cornstarch and sugar; stir into chicken mixture. Add onions; cook, stirring frequently, until sauce is thickened and bubbly. Serve over rice; sprinkle with cashews.

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Tips

Expert Tips

We've replaced ingredients with great-tasting alternatives to create better-for-you recipes that are just as yummy as the originals.

If you choose to cook regular brown rice, be sure to start it before you begin stir-frying—it will take about 45 minutes to cook. The instant type takes only about 10 minutes.

Frozen broccoli can be substituted for the fresh.

Look for packages of pre-cut chicken for stir-fry in the meat department.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving (1 cup chicken mixture and 3/4 cup rice)
Calories
486.5
Calories from Fat
100
% Daily Value
Total Fat
11.4g
18%
Saturated Fat
2.0g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
82.8mg
28%
Sodium
1337.9mg
56%
Total Carbohydrate
57.2g
19%
Dietary Fiber
7.6g
30%
Sugars
9.5g
Protein
38.3g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%
15%
Vitamin C
226.90%
227%
Calcium
12.20%
12%
Iron
32.60%
33%
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 3 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 3 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.