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a bowl of szechuan Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Szechuan chicken stir-fry

Published: October 4, 2017 at 5:25 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Check out this szechuan chicken stir-fry recipe. This low calorie dish is super easy to make and packed with flavour, a great midweek meal

  • Healthy
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal439
fat24.9g
saturates4.5g
carbs11g
sugars9.4g
fibre3.5g
protein40.8g
salt1.2g
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Try this szechuan chicken stir-fry, then check out our healthy chicken stir-fry, healthy pork stir-fry, healthy prawn stir-fry and more quick healthy recipes.

Ingredients

  • 150g green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tbsp oil, for frying
  • 4 skinless chicken thigh fillets, cut into chunks
  • 1/4 tsp Szechuan peppercorns, crushed
  • a pinch dried chilli flakes
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 3cm chunk ginger, grated
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing rice wine
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • cooked rice, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Drop in the beans and cook for 1 minute then drain well.

  • STEP 2

    Heat a wok or non-stick pan to high and add the oil. Add the chicken with a good pinch of salt and stir-fry for about 8 minutes until golden and almost cooked through.

  • STEP 3

    Add the green beans, szechuan peppercorns and chilli flakes. Cook for a couple of minutes then add the garlic and ginger, and cook for 2 minutes.

  • STEP 4

    Add the rest of the ingredients and toss everything together. Serve with rice or noodles.

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