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    Asian Chicken and Garlic Green Beans

    Asian Chicken Garlic Green Beans

    Change up your chicken dish this month by adding some Asian flavor.

    Ingredients:

    • 2 T. sesame seed or peanut oil
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 4 garlic cloves, minced
    • 1/2 tsp. dried ginger or 1 tsp. freshly grated ginger
    • 1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite sized pieces
    • About 40 fresh whole green beans, ends trimmed (you can also use broccolini)
    • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
    • Fresh romaine lettuce leafs
    • Mayonnaise sauce – 1/4 cup mayonnaise mixed with 1/2 T. soy sauce

     

    • Optional:  fresh chopped chives, green onions, chile flakes, lemon rind, hot chili oil

     

    Instructions:

    In a small bowl, combine sesame seed oil, soy sauce, ginger and 2 minced garlic cloves.  In a large hot skillet, add half Asian Chicken Garlic Green Beans 2the soy sauce mixture into the pan and spread it around.  Add the chopped chicken and cook for about 4 minutes on each side until thoroughly cooked.  Add more soy sauce mix if needed for moisture.

    While chicken is cooking, heat water in a saucepan and using a steamer basket, cook the green beans until al dente (slightly crunchy), or more if desired.  You can also microwave the green beans for a quick cook.  Remove cooked chicken from pan and add the green beans, remaining garlic and slivered almonds.  Saute for 1-2 minutes.

    Serve hot.  Add some romaine lettuce with a dollop of the mayonnaise sauce.  Sprinkle entire dish with chopped chives.

    Nutritional Analysis:  Makes four servings.  Each serving contains approximately 38 grams of protein, 2 grams of net carbs, 2 grams of fiber, 19 grams of fat, and 340 calories

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