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Skillet Ginger Chicken with Cilantro and Lime Recipe

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Submitted by lmp150

Makes 4 servings



Skillet Ginger Chicken with Cilantro and Lime

Recipe Ingredients for Skillet Ginger Chicken with Cilantro and Lime

12 oz whole wheat spaghetti
2 tsp olive oil
3 cloves garlic minced
1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1/4 cup soy sauce
2 tsp toasted sesame oil
2 tbsp lime juice
1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 cup chopped scallions (white and green parts)

Recipe Directions for Skillet Ginger Chicken with Cilantro and Lime

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

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

Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 237.5g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
382
Calories from Fat
121
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
13.5g
21%
Saturated Fat
3.1g
15%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
101mg
34%
Sodium
1001mg
42%
Potassium
406mg
12%
Total Carbohydrates
26.6g
9%
Dietary Fiber
4.4g
18%
Sugars
1.3g
Protein
38.8g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 8%
Calcium 4% Iron 16%
* 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 manganese
  • High in niacin
  • Very high in selenium
  •   Bad points
  • High in sodium
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