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CHICKADEE CHINA the CHINESE CHICKEN

Most of these recipes include chicken but not ALL! Some great egg rolls,wontons and potstickers included....Much better for your waistline than takeout!!!

(19 Recipes) Created by LISAREADS

Recipes in this Collection

Very Good 4.7/5
(14 ratings)

From a HG newsletter 10/9/07 - light version of a classic chinese dish. Remember - this is without rice!!

Submitted by SNARFULA

Carbs: 16.3g | Fat: 2.9g | Fiber: 2.1g | Protein: 29.5g | Calories: 210.1
Sesame Chicken
Very Good 4.4/5
(425 ratings)

This sesame chicken recipe is a slimmed-down and healthier version of the sesame chicken from PF Chang's and other Chinese restaurants.

Submitted by PISCESWOMAN87

Carbs: 7g | Fat: 17.6g | Fiber: 1.2g | Protein: 28.2g | Calories: 299.8
Asian Chicken Salad
Very Good 4.3/5
(267 ratings)

This healthy, hearty salad is packed full of fruit AND vegetables.

Carbs: 17.5g | Fat: 7.4g | Fiber: 4g | Protein: 10.7g | Calories: 169.5
Chinese Orange Chicken
Very Good 4.7/5
(31 ratings)

A healthier version of restaurant-style Chinese orange chicken

Submitted by LINDZEEF

Carbs: 34g | Fat: 5.7g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 26g | Calories: 293.8
Baked Crab Rangoon
Very Good 4.8/5
(8 ratings)

Made with real crab and less cheese than restaurants use (those are more like Cheese Rangoon)

Submitted by BLUESUNSHINEFL

Carbs: 5.2g | Fat: 0.8g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 2.6g | Calories: 40.4
Crispy Baked Egg Rolls
Very Good 4.4/5
(189 ratings)

Use coleslaw mix to make a quick & easy treat! Eat as a snack, side, or a meal.

Submitted by HARV47

Carbs: 13.9g | Fat: 1.7g | Fiber: 1.1g | Protein: 5.5g | Calories: 91.2
Pot Stickers (steamed wontons)
Very Good 4.5/5
(6 ratings)

Submitted by CREATIVELIZA

Carbs: 17.6g | Fat: 5.9g | Fiber: 1.4g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 183.1
Very Good 4.0/5
(4 ratings)

Better than Panda, and better for you!

Submitted by DKOUNTZ81

Carbs: 30.4g | Fat: 10.1g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 28.8g | Calories: 359.3
Very Good 4.0/5
(187 ratings)

A terrific dish when served over a bed of brown rice.

Submitted by SERRA55

Carbs: 10.3g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 1.6g | Protein: 22.9g | Calories: 207.6
Beef and Broccoli
Very Good 4.3/5
(342 ratings)

This recipe is better (and better-for-you) than takeout!

Submitted by TAM101

Carbs: 66g | Fat: 5.2g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 34.9g | Calories: 453
Better-than-Takeout Chicken Fried Rice
Very Good 4.2/5
(117 ratings)

Save money and time with this Chinese food makeover.

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 30.3g | Fat: 3.4g | Fiber: 3.8g | Protein: 27g | Calories: 262.3
Very Good 4.7/5
(7 ratings)

A delicious, lightened up version of the ever-popular Chinese take-out dish. Serve with steamed rice (not calculated into recipe).

Recipe from Good Housekeeping Favorite Recipes "Easy Skillet Meals" Delicious One-Dish Cooking cookbook.

Excellent flavor! The kids and hubbs all liked it. It was much more flavorful (but not overpowering) and fresh tasting than take-out. Everyone gave this a big thumbs up.

Submitted by JEEP_GIRL

Carbs: 14.9g | Fat: 14.3g | Fiber: 3.6g | Protein: 26.6g | Calories: 309.2
Lumpia or Filipino Egg Roll
Incredible! 5.0/5
(3 ratings)

This is one type of Lumpia (Tagalog for Eggroll-it's a Filipino Eggroll). I prefer using Ground Beef and Ground Pork but you can use the Ground Chicken or Ground Turkey along with the Pork also. I DO NOT COOK MY MEAT AND VEGGIES I prefer to mix them together in a bowl with the seasonings and then roll them in the Lumpia to a somewhat small size then deep fry them. They are more flavorful that way. You can cook it if you want to but it may not come out as well. I also prefer to use Chinese Yard Long Pole Beans cut into small diagonal pieces instead of regular Green Beans. I also use MSG in some of my cooking or otherwise known as Accent. It does help to bring flavors out in your cooking, but, this is optional for anyone else but me. I do not use regular Egg Roll Wraps. I prefer to use Lumpia Wraps(o'tasty spring roll wraps is the commercial name for them in the stores) which are larger and come in crepe thin slices. I also prefer to seal my wrappers with raw egg. It comes out better that way but you can use water-flour paste also. I also prefer to cut my veggies into tiny matchstick pieces. It's better that way in the Lumpia but you can do it anyway you want. For a dipping sauce you can use the Lumpia Sauce recipe below but in mine I turn it into a Sweet and Sour Sauce by making Annatto Water and adding 1/3 cup to the recipe instead of water, and 1/4 c crushed pineapples in juice. You can also mix in bits of bell pepper if you like. This is the Annatto Water recipe aka Achiote Water also: In a small heavy saucepan, heat the water over medium heat. Add the annatto seeds and cook, stirring constantly, until the water becomes a rich, orange-red color, about 5 minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool. Strain the water into a jar, discarding the seeds, and keep covered in the refrigerator. You can do the same thing using Oil to make Annatto Oil. I also prefer to use just the soy sauce and about 1/4 vinegar mixed with fresh, not cooked, garlic and onion diced up and crushed with a bit of black pepper or chili peppers crushed in as a dipping sauce. I also like to use 1/4 Fish Sauce(Patis) mixed with 1/2 Lemon or Lime Juice for dipping also.

Submitted by BOBBIY

Carbs: 13.2g | Fat: 3.9g | Fiber: 1.3g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 120.7
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)

The Best Chinese Chicken Salad Recipe Ever! It's the dressing that makes it so good. You can add many different vegetables to this dish to make it your own.

Submitted by GENIETEST

Carbs: 23.8g | Fat: 13.6g | Fiber: 3g | Protein: 8.7g | Calories: 243
Very Good 4.8/5
(4 ratings)

A great way to use up left-over rice sitting in the refrigerator! A few of the ingredients I've used here are not exactly 'traditional', but in the end it tastes wonderful! :) I've worded the ingredient list with generic measurements, but I also weighed my ingredients, and used those to calculate the nutritional information. I've included my gram weights in parentheses below if you find them of use! :) [Created 2007-12-20.]

Submitted by CURVES_N_CURLS

Carbs: 26.8g | Fat: 9.3g | Fiber: 3.3g | Protein: 13.2g | Calories: 240.1
Very Good 4.0/5
(3 ratings)

A great way to get in antioxidant cruciferous vegetables into your diet.

Submitted by DEANARRCA

Carbs: 20.5g | Fat: 1g | Fiber: 2g | Protein: 4.1g | Calories: 112.7
Shrimp Pot Stickers (Crab Rangoon Makeover)
Very Good 4.7/5
(9 ratings)

We swapped shrimp for crab in this Chinese takeout favorite to save sodium and money, but we didn't skimp on flavor!

Submitted by CHEF_MEG

Carbs: 11.4g | Fat: 4g | Fiber: 0.2g | Protein: 6.2g | Calories: 108.1
Incredible! 5.0/5
(5 ratings)

This stirfry is is quick and easy to make and has a hint of sweet and a hint of tang. Its great over brown rice or noodles.

Submitted by EMMB87

Carbs: 14.8g | Fat: 8g | Fiber: 2.6g | Protein: 14.2g | Calories: 231.7
Very Good 4.1/5
(19 ratings)

Quick and light for dinnertime!

Submitted by TITANIA23

Carbs: 11g | Fat: 8.5g | Fiber: 2.2g | Protein: 14.1g | Calories: 170.4
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