Try this new twist on chicken stir-fry. Adding spelt gives this dish a nice crunch!
1 cup uncooked spelt
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
1/4 cup minced fresh onion
2 garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup thinly sliced carrot
1/2 cup red bell pepper, cut into 1/2-inch strips
1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
3 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
1/2 cup (1-inch) sliced green onions
How to Make It
Place spelt in a medium saucepan; cover with water to 2 inches above grain. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook, uncovered, 1 hour or until tender. Drain and set aside.
Heat oil in a large sauté pan over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; cook 30 seconds. Add carrot, red pepper, and chicken; cook 5 minutes. Stir in spelt, sesame oil, and pepper; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and green onions.
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