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Healthier Weight Watchers Friendly Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry

Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry

Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry made with a garlic and ginger sesame sauce.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 238 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce or use gluten free soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth*
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 pound chicken breast sliced very thinly
  • 2 cups green beans
  • sesame seeds as garnish if desired

Instructions

  1. In a large measuring cup or bowl add the soy sauce, chicken broth, cornstarch, mirin, sugar, sesame oil and white pepper and whisk until everything is completely dissolved.
  2. In a large skillet add one teaspoon canola oil on medium high heat and cook half the chicken until just cooked through, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  3. Repeat with the second half of the chicken and an additional teaspoon of oil.
  4. Remove the chicken to a plate.
  5. Add in the remaining oil, garlic and ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds until very fragrant but not browned.
  6. Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the sauce, whisking well.
  7. Add in the green beans and let the sauce cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  8. Add in the chicken and stir well to coat.
  9. Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 238 Calories from Fat 82
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9.1g 14%
Saturated Fat 0.8g 4%
Cholesterol 75mg 25%
Sodium 768mg 32%
Total Carbohydrates 14.8g 5%
Dietary Fiber 1.5g 6%
Sugars 6.3g
Protein 26.9g 54%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.