Healthy Food Recipe
A healthy food recipe doesn't mean you cannot enjoy the
occasional stir fry.
In fact, stir fry is a healthy way to cook. Because it is quick, it helps to lock in valuable nutrients you could otherwise lose from boiling vegetables.
Whether you're into low fat or low calorie eating, try
this quick and easy healthy recipe for a truly wonderful
meal. To retain all the ingredients as you stir briskly,
a wok or large frying pan with deep sides is essential
when you stir fry
About healthy food
You'll need fresh, boneless and skinned chicken breasts.
You can serve it with boiled brown rice, couscous or with
breast with asparagus
Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Cooking Time: : 10 minutes
550g (one and a qtr pound) boned, skinned chicken breasts
2 tsp finely chopped root ginger
2 spring onions, chopped
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 large red pepper, deseeded
1 tbsp cornflour
1 tbsp dry sherry
2 tbsp water
Salt and pepper
225g (8oz) canned waterchestnuts
100g (4oz) button mushrooms
3 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp soy sauce
half tsp sugar
Cut chicken into thin strips. Put in bowl with
ginger, spring onions and garlic.
Blend cornflour with sherry and water. Add to
chicken and mix well, season with salt and pepper
Cut asparagus into 2.5 cm (1 inch) pieces and cook
in a little boiling salted water for 3 mins. Drain.
Cut red pepper into thin strips. Slice water chest-
nuts and mushrooms
Heat oil in a wok or large deep sided frying pan. Add
chicken mixture and stir fry over fairly high heat for
Add red pepper, waterchestnuts, mushrooms and asparagus
and stir from for 3-4 minutes. Cover and cook for 2
minutes without stirring. Stir in soy sauce and sugar
and stir well. Serve at once
This healthy food recipe is low calorie and low fat, at
approximately 305 calories per serving. Serve with some
plain brown boiled rice.
More healthy recipes.
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