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Skinny Spicy Cashew Chicken

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Skinny Spicy Cashew Chicken
  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 30 min
  • Servings 4
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33% less total fat • 71% less sodium than the original recipe. Who needs to go out? This restaurant-style dish is ready in 30 minutes.

Ingredients

2
tablespoons bottled oyster sauce
1
tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
1
tablespoon packed brown sugar
2
teaspoons cornstarch
1/3
cup water
1
tablespoon canola oil
2
medium red and/or green sweet peppers, cut into bite-size strips
1
medium onion, sliced
3
cups coarsely shredded bok choy or napa cabbage
2
to 4 fresh red hot chile peppers, seeded and finely chopped
1
clove garlic, minced
12
ounces skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into bite-size strips
2
cups hot cooked brown rice
1/4
cup lightly salted roasted cashews, coarsely chopped

Directions

  • 1 For sauce: In a small bowl, stir together oyster sauce, soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch. Stir in the water. Set aside.
  • 2 In a large wok or very large nonstick skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add sweet peppers and onion; stir-fry for 2 minutes. Add bok choy, chile peppers, and garlic; stir-fry for 1 to 2 minutes more or until peppers and onion are crisp-tender. Remove vegetable mixture from wok and set aside.
  • 3 Add chicken to wok. Stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes or until no longer pink. Push chicken to side of wok. Stir sauce; add to wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return vegetable mixture to wok. Cook and stir for 1 minute more or until heated through. Serve over rice and sprinkle with cashews.
Nutrition Information 

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
(
Calories from Fat
100
)
Daily Value
Total Fat
11g
17%
(
Saturated Fat
2g
9%
,
Trans Fat
0g
)
Cholesterol
55mg
18%
Sodium
450mg
19%
Potassium
640mg
18%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
13%
(
Dietary Fiber
5g
23%
,
Sugars
10g
)
Protein
25g
Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
90%
90%
Vitamin C
110%
110%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 2 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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