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Skillet Chicken with Garlic Sauce

  • Prep 45 min
  • Total 45 min
  • Servings 4

The secret is in the sauce (hint: you’re going to need a lot of garlic). You don’t however, need a wok to make this Chinese take-out staple at home. This easy garlic chicken comes together fast—and all in one pan. MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

2
tablespoons toasted sesame oil
1
package (20 oz) boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in 1/2-inch strips
1/4
teaspoon salt
8
oz white mushrooms, thinly sliced
1
medium red bell pepper, cut in thin strips
6
green onions, thinly sliced on the bias, whites and greens separated
1
cup Progresso™ reduced sodium chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons soy sauce
1
tablespoon chile garlic sauce
4
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons rice vinegar
2
tablespoons cornstarch
2
cups cooked white rice

Steps

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  • 1
    In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken and salt; cook 4 to 6 minutes without moving, until browned on first side. Stir; cook 1 to 3 minutes longer or until no longer pink in center. Using slotted spoon, transfer to medium bowl; set aside.
  • 2
    Add mushrooms, bell pepper and green onion whites to oil in skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, 4 to 6 minutes or until softened. Stir in broth, brown sugar, soy sauce, chile garlic sauce and garlic. Heat to simmering.
  • 3
    Meanwhile, in small bowl, beat rice vinegar and cornstarch with fork. Stir chicken and rice vinegar mixture into mixture in skillet. Return to simmering; cook 15 to 30 seconds, stirring constantly, until thickened. Serve over rice. Top with green onion greens.

Expert Tips

  • For best results, pat chicken dry before adding to hot oil.
  • Short on time? Buy an 8-oz package of presliced mushrooms.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
450
Calories from Fat
110
% Daily Value
Total Fat
12g
19%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
12%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
90mg
29%
Sodium
1180mg
49%
Potassium
660mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
47g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2g
9%
Sugars
17g
Protein
37g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
25%
25%
Vitamin C
40%
40%
Calcium
6%
6%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 2 Vegetable; 4 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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