Sweet-Hot Fun See Chicken

Enjoy this Asian - style dinner recipe made with chicken breasts, noodles and napa cabbage - cooked quickly in a skillet in just 35 minutes!

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 6

Ingredients

1
pound skinless boneless chicken breast halves
1
teaspoon cornstarch
1/4
cup water
2
tablespoons cornstarch
1/2
cup sugar
1/2
cup fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
1/3
cup plus 1 tablespoon seasoned rice vinegar
1
teaspoon dark soy sauce
1
teaspoon chile puree
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
4
cups shredded Chinese (napa) cabbage (1/2 pound)
2
ounces uncooked cellophane noodles (bean threads) or rice stick noodles, broken into 2-inch pieces
1
teaspoon vegetable oil
2
tablespoons toasted sesame seed
  • 1 Cut chicken into 2x1/2-inch strips. Toss chicken and 1 teaspoon cornstarch in medium glass or plastic bowl. Let stand 10 minutes. Mix water and 2 tablespoons cornstarch.
  • 2 Heat sugar, broth, rice vinegar, soy sauce, chili puree and garlic to boiling in 1-quart saucepan, stirring occasionally. Stir in water-cornstarch mixture. Cook and stir about 1 minute or until thickened; remove from heat and keep warm.
  • 3 Place cabbage and noodles in large bowl; cover with boiling water. Let stand no more than 5 minutes or until cabbage is crisp-tender and noodles are soft; drain. Place noodle mixture on heated platter.
  • 4 Spray nonstick wok or 12-inch skillet with nonstick cooking spray; heat over medium-high heat until cooking spray starts to bubble. Add oil; rotate wok to coat side. Add chicken; stir-fry about 3 minutes or until light brown and no longer pink in center. Top noodle mixture with chicken. Heat sauce to boiling; pour over chicken and noodle mixture. Sprinkle with sesame seed.

Expert Tips

We've eliminated deep-frying and added Chinese cabbage for crunch, to give this recipe a new look and a healthier profile.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
210
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
160mg
160%;
Total Carbohydrate
27g
27%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
),
Protein
18g
18%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%;
Vitamin C
12%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
8%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 2 Vegetable; 2 Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.