Szechuan Chicken with Green Beans and basil

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 265.1
  • Total Fat: 14.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.8 mg
  • Sodium: 580.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 17.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.0 g
  • Protein: 9.7 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    3 cups frozen green beans
    1 tbls water
    1/4 cup dry sherry
    1/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
    2 tbls soy sauce
    1 tbs minced garlic
    2 tbls szechuan seasoning
    1 1/2 lb boneless chicken, cut in 1-in pieces
    1/4 cup corn starch
    3 tbls canola oil
    1/4 cup coursely chopped fresh basil


1. In microwave-safe bowl, combine green beans and water, cover with plastic and microwave on high setting for 7 to 8 minutes or until crisp tender. Drain well
2. In a small bowl, stir together sherry, chicken broth, soy sauce, garlic, sesame oil, and szechuan seasoning; set aside. In a large zip-top platic bag, combine chicken and cornstarch. Seal bag; shake to coat chicken. Remove chicken from bag; shake off excess cornstarch.
3. In a large skillet, heat canola oil over medium-high heat. Add chicken pieces to hot oil; cook about 7 minutes or until cooked through, turning to brown on all sides. Add green beans to skillet; toss with chicken. Add sherry mixture to skillet. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Simmer for 5 minutes. Stir in basil.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ENGINEERCHICK.