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Ginger Chicken with Cilantro and Lime Recipe

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Submitted by vanessan198

Makes 4 servings



Ginger Chicken with cilantro and lime

Recipe Ingredients for Ginger Chicken with cilantro and lime

8 oz vermicelli or whole-wheat angel hair pasta (dry)
2 tsp peanut oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/4 cup reduced-sodium soy sauce
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped scallions (white and green parts)

Recipe Directions for Ginger Chicken with cilantro and lime

  1. 1. Cook pasta according to package directions. Drain, reserving cup of cooking water.

  2. 2. Meanwhile, heat peanut oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and ginger, and cook 1 minute. Add chicken and cook until golden brown on all sides, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add reserved cooking water, soy sauce, sesame oil and lime juice. Bring to a simmer. Add pasta and cook 1 minute to heat through, stirring frequently.

  3. 3. Remove from heat and stir in cilantro and scallions. Serve with lime wedges on the side, if desired.

Categories

Chicken, Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 209.1g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
489
Calories from Fat
127
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
14.1g
22%
Saturated Fat
3.0g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
631mg
26%
Potassium
363mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
46.7g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.6g
10%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
41.1g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 3% Iron 21%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
B
  Good points
  • Low in sugar
  • High in niacin
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