Stir-Fried Chicken with Watercress
Stir-Fried Chicken with Watercress
  • prep: 25 min
  • cook: 0 hr
  • total: 25 min
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  • Summary

    Jicama, a type of root vegetable, makes a great stand-in for more traditional water chestnuts, giving the dish a nice crunchy element. Eat this dish on its own or with a little steamed brown rice.

    Ingredients

    • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1/2-inch pieces
    • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons cornstarch
    • 2/3 cup low-sodium chicken stock
    • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
    • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
    • 1/2 teaspoon garlic chili sauce
    • 1 tablespoon plus 2 teaspoons soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil, such as safflower
    • 1 leek, halved lengthwise, well-washed and thinly sliced crosswise
    • 1/2 medium jicama (about 6 ounces), peeled, thinly sliced, and cut into matchsticks
    • 1 red bell pepper, ribs and seeds removed, cut into 1/2-inch strips
    • 2 tablespoons minced peeled ginger
    • 3 garlic cloves, minced
    • 3 bunches watercress (about 21 ounces), thick stems trimmed, coarsely chopped

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 109 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 7 g 11.53%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 2.8%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 248 mg 10.32%
    • Calcium: 36 mg 3.61%
    • Potassium: 158 mg 4.52%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 2.44%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 2 g 9.21%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 1 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 14.01%
    • Vitamin C 31.09%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * 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 - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables1
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total0 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total1 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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