Quick Chicken and Veggie Bowl

This recipe serves up a refreshing new twist on chicken. Delicious veggies and chunks of tender chicken are coated in a savory sauce, and served over wild rice. It works great as a weekday meal, since it only takes about 20 minutes to make.

Yield: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 cups wild rice, cooked
  • 1 Tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 sweet potato, halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup mushroom, sliced
  • 1 Tablespoon ginger root, minced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons mirin (rice cooking wine)
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon corn starch
  • 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 2 cups green beans, chopped
  • 4 cups chicken breast, cooked and cubed

Directions:

In a large saucepan place the sesame oil over medium heat. Add the sweet potato, onion, mushroom, ginger and garlic. Sauté for 5 minutes.
In a small bowl combine the mirin, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil, cornstarch and red pepper. Set aside.
Add the green beans and chicken into the pan and continue to cook for 2 minutes. Pour the soy sauce mixture in and mix until fully incorporated. Cook for another 3 minutes.
Serve over wild rice.
299 calories 8g fat 23g carbohydrate 2g fiber 33g protein
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