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Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry

Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry made with a garlic and ginger sesame sauce.
Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Author Sabrina Snyder

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

  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Repeat with the second half of the chicken and an additional teaspoon of oil.
  • Remove the chicken to a plate.
  • Add in the remaining oil, garlic and ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds until very fragrant but not browned.
  • Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the sauce, whisking well.
  • Add in the green beans and let the sauce cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • Add in the chicken and stir well to coat.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup | Calories: 238kcal | Carbohydrates: 14.8g | Protein: 26.9g | Fat: 9.1g | Saturated Fat: 0.8g | Cholesterol: 75mg | Sodium: 768mg | Fiber: 1.5g | Sugar: 6.3g