Ginger-Chicken Sauté

3.5
(4) 3 Reviews
Prep Time
35
min.
Total Time
35
min.
Servings

4 servings

Simmer chicken in a balsamic dressing. Add carrots, ginger, garlic and bok choy and serve it over quinoa. Your family will agree that eating right tastes great, too.

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  • Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Add quinoa; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp. oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 7 min. on each side or until done (165ºF), adding 2 Tbsp. dressing to skillet for the last minute. Transfer chicken to plate; top with reserved pan drippings. Cover to keep warm.
  • Add remaining oil, carrots, ginger and garlic to skillet; cook 3 to 5 min. or until ginger and garlic are fragrant, but not browned, stirring frequently. Stir in bok choy; cook 1 to 2 min. or until bok choy begins to wilt. Add remaining dressing; cook 2 min. or until carrots are crisp-tender and liquid comes to boil, stirring frequently.
  • Spoon quinoa onto serving plates; top with vegetable mixture and chicken.

Substitute

Prepare using KRAFT Lite Balsamic Vinaigrette Dressing.

Food Facts

Quinoa was a staple of the ancient Incas who called it "the mother grain." Hailed as the super-grain of the future, quinoa contains more protein than any other grain.

Serving Suggestion

Serve topped with chopped fresh cilantro.

Servings

  • 4 servings

Healthy Living

  • Low calorie
  • Low sodium
  • Good source of vitamin A or C
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 2-1/2 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2-1/2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 3 Meat (L)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

Ginger is the perfect flavoring for this delicious low-calorie, low-sodium meal. And as a bonus, the carrots add color, crunch and an excellent source of vitamin A.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 390
% Daily Value
Total fat 12g
Saturated fat 2g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 320mg
Carbohydrate 39g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 6g
Protein 32g
   
Vitamin A 270 %DV
Vitamin C 30 %DV
Calcium 15 %DV
Iron 30 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • lisa-selby |

  • carmstr3 |

    Great recipe!

  • kathieterrill |

    It smelled really yummy while it was cooking and it was delicious. I never made quinoa before - it tasted like couscous to me, but it's much more nutritious mased on the package info. I plan to make this again tonight.

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