Posted in Cooking Styles/Techniques, Easy, Main Courses, Poultry, Saute`, Spices, Vegetables

Asian Style Chicken and Broccoli


Serves 4

Estimated Calories per serving: 285

Fat Grams: 5

Ingredients:

4 cups broccoli, cut into pieces

4 split boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces

1 teaspoon oil

2 cloves garlic, minced

½ cup teriyaki sauce

¼ cup hoisin sauce

1 Tablespoon hot chili sauce

Directions:

  1. Add a couple of tablespoons of water to the broccoli in a microwave safe bowl and microwave for 2 – 3 minutes.  Strain water out of broccoli and set aside.
  2. Heat pan on medium hit heat, add oil to pan and sauté chicken until browned and cooked through.  Add cooked chicken to broccoli, cover and set aside.
  3. Add garlic to pan and cook for 1 minutes.  Add teriyaki sauce, hoisin sauce and chili sauce and cook until bubbly.
  4. Add chicken and broccoli and stir until heated through.
  5. Remove from pan and serve hot with rice, rice noodles or riced cauliflower.
Posted in Sauces, Saute`, Side Dishes, Vegetables

So easy that you just have to try it…


Asian Style Vegetables

This vegetable side dish is so quick and easy that you can make it at the last minute without any planning.  The best part is that if you need to make this as a main dish, take out some chicken breasts or shrimp, sauté them and just toss with the sauce and vegetables.  You’ll have a complete dinner in 15 minutes.

Asian Style Vegetables

Serves 4

Prep time: 2 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Estimated Values preserving

Calories = 130                                              Fat = 4 grams

Ingredients:

1 clove garlic – minced

½ cup soy sauce

¼ cup rice wine vinegar

2 tablespoons brown sugar

Juice of ½ lime

1 teaspoon cornstarch

1 tablespoon fresh grated ginger root

Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)

1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds

2 12-ounce bags of frozen Asian style vegetables

Directions:

  1. Place frozen vegetables in a microwave safe bowl (or keep in steam bag if using) and heat for 5 minutes (each bag).
  2. While vegetables are heating, combine garlic, soy sauce, vinegar, brown sugar, lime juice, cornstarch, ginger and pepper (if using) in a small pot.  Set pot on stovetop on high heat and cook until thickened and bubbly, stirring frequently.
  3. Remove vegetables from microwave and stir in sauce.  Top vegetables with sesame seeds and serve hot.