This was excellent with some adjustments (I think as is I would rate it 3 or 4 stars). Here are the adjustments: First off, I added three chopped up celery sticks. Also, taking the advice of the other reviewer, I doubled up on the sauce by adding an extra cup of chicken broth towards the end and just a little more cornstarch for the extra broth (appx 1 tsp extra), and a couple dashes (appx 1 tbsp) of rice wine vinegar as the veggies were steaming. After taking out the kids' portions, I added extra Asian Garlic Chili sauce for a little more heat/flavor, and served over brown rice. I think it would have been too dry without the extra sauce. It was excellent with these changes.
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Total: 30 Minutes
- 1 pound skinned and boned chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 4 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided
- 1/2 pound Broccolini, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 1 cup chicken broth, divided
- 1 red bell pepper, cut into thin strips
- 1 small yellow squash, thinly sliced into half moons
- 1/4 cup sliced green onions
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 1 1/2 teaspoons soy sauce
- 1 teaspoon Asian chili-garlic sauce
- Hot cooked rice
- 1. Sprinkle chicken with salt; toss with 1/4 cup cornstarch.
- 2. Stir-fry chicken in 3 Tbsp. hot oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat 5 to 6 minutes or until golden brown and done. Transfer to a plate, using a slotted spoon; keep warm. Add Broccolini and 1/4 cup broth; cover and cook 1 to 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Transfer to plate with chicken, using slotted spoon.
- 3. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. oil to skillet. Sauté bell pepper and next 2 ingredients in hot oil 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- 4. Whisk together 2 tsp. cornstarch and remaining 3/4 cup broth until cornstarch dissolves. Add broth mixture, chicken, and Broccolini (with any accumulated juices) to bell pepper mixture in skillet. Cook, stirring often, 1 minute or until liquid thickens. Stir in lime juice and next 2 ingredients. Serve over hot cooked rice.
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