• prep: 20 min
  • cook: 15 min
  • total: 35 min
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  • Summary

    My whole family loves this Szechuan chicken. My husband prefers it without peppers, but he is happy to let others have his! I use the ginger paste that comes in a tube and pre-shredded carrots to save time. —Christine Snyder, Boulder, Colorado

    Ingredients

    • 1/4 cup cold water
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 3 tablespoons sherry
    • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
    • 2 teaspoons sugar
    • 3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    • 1 small sweet red pepper
    • 1 small green pepper
    • 2 medium carrots
    • 1 cup coarsely chopped cashews
    • 2 tablespoons canola oil, divided
    • 1-1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch cubes
    • 6 green onions, thinly sliced
    • 1 teaspoon minced fresh gingerroot
    • 4-1/2 cups hot cooked rice

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 6
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 519 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 25 g 38.5%
    • Saturated Fat: 5 g 26.69%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 83 mg 27.59%
    • Sodium: 1334 mg 55.57%
    • Calcium: 17 mg 1.7%
    • Potassium: 516 mg 14.75%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 2 mg 10.41%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 37 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 1 g 3.2%
    • Sugar: 4 g
    • Protein: 33 g
    • Alcohol: 2 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 3 g
    • Vitamin A 2.55%
    • Vitamin C 0.29%
    • Vitamin D 0.28%
    • * 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 - Fat4
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch2
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat4
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total2 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total5 oz-eq

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