Szechuan Chicken with Peanuts (weight watchers)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 390.8
  • Total Fat: 11.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 103.3 mg
  • Sodium: 648.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 26.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.4 g
  • Protein: 45.5 g

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Taken out of the "Take Out Tonight" Cookbook Taken out of the "Take Out Tonight" Cookbook
Number of Servings: 4


    1 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
    3 tbsp hoisin sauce
    2 tbsp cornstarch
    1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
    2 tbsp rice vinegar
    2 tbsp sugar
    1 tbsp canola oil
    1 tbsp minced peeled fresh ginger
    2 garlic cloves, minced
    1 green bell pepper, seeded & chopped
    2 medium carrots, thinly sliced on a diagonal
    1/4 cup unsalted, dry roasted peanuts.


Combine chicken, 1 tbsp hoisin sauce and 1 tbsp cornstarch in a medium bowl; toss well to coat and set aside. Combine the remaining 2 tbsp hoisin sauce, 1 tbsp cornstarch, broth, vinegar, sugar and chili garlic sauce in a small bowl. set aside.

Heat a non stick wok or a large, deep skillet over medium high heat. Swirl in the oil, then add the chicken. Stir fry til almost cooked through, 2-3 minutes. Add the ginger and garlic; stir fry til fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add the bell peppers, carrots and peanuts; stir fry til crisp tender, about 2 minutes. Add the hoisin sauce mixture and cook, stirring constantly until the mixture boils and thickens, and the chicken is cooked through, about 1 minute.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JANMWOODS.

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