Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

Ginger chicken stir-fry

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this super simple ginger chicken stir-fry. This low calorie recipe is packed with plenty of punchy flavour and ready in under 30 minutes

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Ingredients

  • oil 1 tbsp
  • blanched almonds 30g
  • chicken breasts 2, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • broccoli ½ small head (around 150g), cut into bite-sized florets
  • baby corn 100g
  • carrot ½ tsp, thinly sliced
  • ginger 2 thumb-sized pieces, cut into matchsticks
  • red pepper ½, sliced
  • baby pak choy 2, halved
  • spring onions 2, cut into 5cm pieces

SAUCE

  • cornflour 1 tbsp
  • soy sauce 2 tbsp
  • mirin 1 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1 tsp
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • dried chilli flakes 1 tsp

Method

  • Step 1

    Heat the oil in a large wok. Add the almonds and fry for 1 minute until brown, then scoop out onto a plate with a slotted spoon.

  • Step 2

    Season the chicken generously and add to the wok. Fry for 3-4 minutes until well browned then scoop out onto a plate. Add the broccoli, baby corn and carrot to the wok and cook for 4-5 minutes until charred. Stir in the ginger and red pepper and fry for 2 minutes.

  • Step 3

    Put the cornflour into a small bowl and add 100ml of cold water. Mix well until it is dissolved. Add the soy, mirin, sesame oil, garlic and chilli flakes, and mix again.

  • Step 4

    Add the almonds and chicken back to the wok, pour in the sauce and add the pak choy and spring onions. Simmer gently for 3-4 minutes until the pak choy and spring onions are tender, the sauce has thickened and the chicken is cooked through.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 466
  • Fat 18.2g
  • Saturates 2.3g
  • Carbs 26g
  • Sugars 14.6g
  • Fibre 11.8g
  • Protein 43.6g
  • Salt 2.6g
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