Chicken Sauté with Caramelized Ginger Sauce

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This recipe from Helene An uses simple ingredients with Asian flair. Serve over rice with steamed bok choy.
4 cups (serving size: 1 cup)


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1 tablespoon canola oil
2 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon chile paste with garlic (such as sambal oelek)
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
3/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
1 teaspoon sesame oil
4 (6-ounce) skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, thinly sliced
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt


1. Heat canola oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add sugar to pan; cook 1 minute or until sugar dissolves and is lightly browned. Combine soy sauce, chile paste, and ginger in a small bowl; add to pan. Add chicken broth, sesame oil, and chicken to pan; cook 5 minutes or until chicken is done, stirring occasionally. Remove chicken from pan with a slotted spoon. Simmer sauce 10 minutes or until slightly thickened. Return chicken to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle evenly with pepper and salt.

Created date

April 2008

Nutritional Information

Calories 351
Caloriesfromfat 20 %
Fat 7.8 g
Satfat 1.3 g
Monofat 3.3 g
Polyfat 2.2 g
Protein 59.4 g
Carbohydrate 7.2 g
Fiber 0.1 g
Cholesterol 148 mg
Iron 2 mg
Sodium 557 mg
Calcium 30 mg