Healthy Kids Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

Use pre-cut chicken and vegetables to make tasty, weeknight-friendly chicken stir-fry. This healthy Chinese-style recipe combines broccoli, bell pepper, and brown rice to make a quick, filling dish.
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Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (gluten free if needed)
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp soy sauce (gluten free if needed)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp olive oil or canola oil
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (4 oz each), cut into strips
1 cup broccoli florets
1/2 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1/2 large yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1 yellow onion, sliced
Black pepper to taste
2 cups cooked brown rice
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Directions
Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic and cornstarch.

Step 2

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken strips and sauté, stirring, for 3 minutes, or until browned. Add broccoli, bell peppers, and onion and sauté, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until onion is softened.

Step 3

Stir in broth mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, or until sauce thickens. Serve over brown rice.

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 245
Make this for: Heart HealthyGluten Free
Dietary Review:
Jane Schwartz, RDN, CLT
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Nutrition facts
Serving Size: 1 cup stir fry, 1/2 cup rice
Per serving:
calories:245
total fat:5g
sat fat:1g
cholesterol:33mg
sodium:414mg
total carb:32g
fibers:3g
proteins:18g

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Healthy Kids Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

Ingredients
Recipe yields 4 servings
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth (gluten free if needed)
1 1/2 Tbsp fresh lemon juice
1 Tbsp soy sauce (gluten free if needed)
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tsp cornstarch
1 Tbsp olive oil or canola oil
2 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves (4 oz each), cut into strips
1 cup broccoli florets
1/2 large red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1/2 large yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch strips
1 yellow onion, sliced
Black pepper to taste
2 cups cooked brown rice
Directions
Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together chicken broth, lemon juice, soy sauce, garlic and cornstarch.

Step 2

Heat oil in skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add chicken strips and sauté, stirring, for 3 minutes, or until browned. Add broccoli, bell peppers, and onion and sauté, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until onion is softened.

Step 3

Stir in broth mixture and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes, or until sauce thickens. Serve over brown rice.

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