Ginger Chicken with Snow Pea Salad

Recipe posted in: Lunch/Dinner
chicken

Chicken gets a flavor makeover thanks to the addition of fresh ginger in this delicious and healthy recipe. Top your chicken with sesame seeds for a little extra pizzazz, then pair it with our vibrant Snow Pea Salad for a chicken dish you won’t want to miss!

 

Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 0.5 Healthy Fat
  • 1.5 Protein
  • 1 Vegetables

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound snow peas, strings removed
  • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons canola oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon low-sodium soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts
  • 2 scallions, sliced
  • 2 teaspoons dark sesame oil

Directions:

  1. Bring a medium sauce pan of salted water to a boil. Fill a medium mixing bowl with ice and water. Boil snow peas for 2 minutes, drain, and place in ice water for 1 minute to chill. Drain and pat dry.
  2. Combine 2 teaspoons of the canola oil, 1 tablespoon of the soy sauce, and ginger in a shallow bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  3. Heat remaining canola oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook until golden and no longer pink inside, 5 minutes per side. Transfer to a cutting board and slice.
  4. Combine peas, scallions, sesame oil, and remaining soy sauce in a mixing bowl; toss together. Serve pea salad with chicken.