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Garlic Soy Chicken

  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 50 min
  • Servings 4

A splash of sherry, a touch of brown sugar and a sprinkle of zesty gingerroot create irresistible flavor in this easy chicken dish. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

4
boneless skinless chicken breasts (about 1 1/4 lb)
1/4
cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
1/4
cup dry sherry or chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
2
tablespoons packed brown sugar
1
tablespoon grated gingerroot
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
1
bag (16 oz) frozen stir-fry vegetables
Hot cooked rice, if desired

Steps

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  • 1
    Between pieces of plastic wrap or waxed paper, place each chicken breast smooth side down; gently pound with flat side of meat mallet or rolling pin until about 1/4 inch thick. Place chicken in shallow glass or plastic dish.
  • 2
    In small bowl, mix soy sauce, sherry, brown sugar, gingerroot and garlic; pour over chicken. Cover; let stand 20 minutes to marinate.
  • 3
    Remove chicken from marinade. In 12-inch skillet, heat marinade over medium-high heat. Cook chicken in marinade 15 to 20 minutes, turning once, until no longer pink in center.
  • 4
    Stir in frozen vegetables. Cook 2 to 4 minutes, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender. Serve chicken mixture over rice.

Expert Tips

  • Chicken contains vitamin B6, also called pyridoxine. Vitamin B6 is important for digesting proteins, plus it helps to keep hair and nerves healthy.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
270
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
7%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
620mg
26%
Potassium
530mg
15%
Total Carbohydrate
18g
6%
Dietary Fiber
3g
12%
Sugars
10g
Protein
35g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
30%
30%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 4 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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