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Serving size 6
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Ingredients

2 Tbsp plus 1 tablespoon fish sauce (see note)2 Tbsp lime juice1 ½ tsp cornstarch2 tsp brown sugar4 tsp canola oil, divided1 lb chicken tenders, cut into 1-inch pieces2 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp minced fresh ginger2 fresh small red or green chile peppers, stemmed and sliced, or 1/2-3/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper4 cup bite-size broccoli florets¼ cup chopped fresh basil, preferably Thai2 mangoes, peeled and sliced1 scallions, cut into 1-inch pieces¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro¼ cup chopped fresh basil, preferably Thai¼ cup chopped fresh mint1 lime, cut into 6 wedges (optional)

Directions

1. Combine fish sauce, lime juice, cornstarch and brown sugar to taste in a small bowl.

2. Heat 2 teaspoons oil in a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add chicken; cook, stirring, until just cooked through, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate.

3. Add the remaining 2 teaspoons oil, garlic, ginger and chiles (or crushed red pepper) to the pan. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add broccoli and water; cook, stirring, until beginning to soften, about 2 minutes. Add mangoes and scallions; cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the reserved sauce and chicken; cook, stirring, until the sauce is thickened and the chicken is heated through, about 1 minute. Stir in cilantro, basil and mint. Serve with lime wedges, if desired.

Ingredient note: Fish sauce is a pungent Southeast Asian condiment made from salted, fermented fish. Find it in the Asian-food section of large supermarkets and in Asian specialty markets. We use Thai Kitchen fish sauce, lower in sodium than other brands (1,190 mg per tablespoon), in our nutritional analyses.
 

Nutrition Facts

Provided by: EatingWell

Per Single Serving / Serves 6 Total

  • Calories 195
  • Calories from fat 45
  • Total Fat 5gm 8%
  • Sodium 531mg 22%
  • Total Carbohydrates 20gm 7%
  • Fiber 4gm 16%
  • Protein 21gm
  • Cholesterol 44mg 15%
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Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Tags: Main Dish, Dinner, Diabetic, Gluten Free, Healthy, Kid-Friendly, Low Carb, Low Cholesterol, Low Fat, Vegetable, Fruit, Chicken, Broccoli, Asian, Thai, Easy, Stir Fry, Fall, Spring, Summer, Winter, Entertaining

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