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Asian Chicken with Brussels Sprouts

Real Simple NOVEMBER 2007

  • Yield: Makes 4 servings
  • Prep time: 10 Minutes
  • Other: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons grated ginger
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 carrots, cut into 1/8-inch rounds
  • 8 ounces Brussels sprouts, thinly sliced or shredded
  • 2 scallions (white and light green parts), sliced

Preparation

Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, sugar, ginger, and chicken broth in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the chicken and carrots and simmer for 6 minutes. Stir in the Brussels sprouts and continue cooking until the chicken is cooked through, about 2 minutes more. Divide among individual bowls and top with the scallions.

Upgrade: Add more flavor to this dish by drizzling it with aromatic toasted sesame oil just before serving.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 246
  • Calories from fat: 11%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 0g
  • Cholesterol: 66mg
  • Sodium: 843mg
  • Carbohydrate: 21g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Sugars: 4g
  • Protein: 32g
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