Easy Peanut Chicken with Veggies and Rice
Easy Peanut Chicken with Veggies and Rice
  • prep: 15 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Easy Peanut Chicken Stir Fry with Veggies and Rice. A quick and healthy leftover shredded chicken or rotisserie chicken recipe that comes together in minutes. You can use any vegetables you have on hand, and the peanut chicken sauce sauce is to die for!

    Ingredients

    • 1/3 cup creamy peanut butter
    • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
    • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
    • 1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
    • 2 teaspoons honey
    • 5–6 tablespoons water
    • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes, plus additional to taste
    • 2 cups cooked shredded chicken (about 8 ounces; if your chicken is not yet cooked, try this easy method for how to cook shredded chicken)
    • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
    • 3 cups chopped broccoli florets (about 1 small head or 8 ounces)
    • 2 large red bell peppers, cut into thin slices
    • 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into thin, 1/8-inch coins
    • 1 small bunch green onions, chopped, with white and green parts divided
    • 1 cup shelled edamame (I use frozen and thawed)
    • Cooked brown rice, quinoa, soba noodles, or brown rice noodles
    • For topping: chopped fresh cilantro, chopped peanuts, toasted sesame seeds, additional green onions, additional red pepper flakes

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 489 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 26 g 39.3%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 24.46%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 59 mg 19.6%
    • Sodium: 478 mg 19.93%
    • Calcium: 83 mg 8.33%
    • Potassium: 392 mg 11.19%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 3 mg 16.29%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 32 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 7 g 26.28%
    • Sugar: 8 g
    • Protein: 33 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 4 g
    • Vitamin A 37.72%
    • Vitamin C 168.57%
    • Vitamin D 0.88%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat3
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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