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Sauteed Oriental Chicken with Vegetables

Healthy Recipe
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese, oriental
Keyword: Sauteed, spicy flavors, wok
Servings: 4 people

Equipment

  • frying pan/wok

Ingredients

  • 500 g Chicken breast
  • 1 Large green pepper
  • 2 Carrots
  • 1 Spring onion
  • 15 ml Low salt soy sauce
  • 5 ml Rice or apple vinegar
  • 100 Vegetable or chicken broth or water
  • 50 ml orange juice freshly squeezed
  • 1 tsp Cornstarch
  • 1 little piece of Ginger
  • To taste Pepper flakes or oriental spices
  • To taste Black pepper
  • To taste Salt
  • To taste Olive Oil extra virgin
  • To taste Black or white sesame

Instructions

  • Dry the chicken with kitchen paper and remove any excess fat.
  • Cut into strips and set aside. Wash the vegetables; peel the carrots and ginger.
  • Cut the carrots and pepper into sticks, chop the ginger and julienne the spring onion.
  • Heat a little oil in a good large non-stick frying pan, or wok, and sauté the chicken over a high heat until golden all over.
  • Remove and set aside.
  • Cook the vegetables, you can do it in separate batches if they don't fit well.
  • Season them lightly and sauté for a few minutes, leaving them firm.
  • Add the chicken, add the spices and mix well.
  • Combine the soy sauce, broth or water, ginger, orange juice, vinegar and cornstarch in a bowl.
  • Add to skillet, stirring and sauté over medium heat.
  • Cook until everything is at the desired point and add sesame seeds to taste.

Notes

A dish like this oriental chicken and vegetables sauté asks for a side of rice, but nothing prevents us from accompanying it with quinoa, couscous, whole wheat or a cauliflower "rice", if we are looking for a lighter dish. It also goes very well with fine rice noodles.