Chinese Chicken And Vegetables Recipe

Chinese chicken and vegetables is a simple yet delicious chicken recipe. Cooked with ginger, garlic and soy sauce for flavor, the chicken and vegetables has a distinct oriental taste to it and can be served with rice or noodles.


Health IndexHealthyCuisine
CourseMain Ingredient


 Oriental sesame oil/Peanut oil1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
 Yellow onion1 Small, thinly sliced
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), minced
 Fresh ginger slices/1/2 teaspoon ground ginger2 , peeled and cut into strips 1/8 inch wide (Fresh)
 Boneless skinless chicken breast1⁄2 , pounded to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into match stick strips
 Carrot1 Medium, peeled and sliced thin diagonally
 Water1 Tablespoon
 Snow peas1⁄4 Pound, trimmed
 Reduced sodium soy sauce1 Teaspoon
 Black pepper1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 323 Calories from Fat 85

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 10 g14.9%

Saturated Fat 1.6 g8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 49.9 mg

Sodium 282.5 mg11.8%

Total Carbohydrates 34 g11.5%

Dietary Fiber 7.1 g28.3%

Sugars 9.1 g

Protein 26 g52%

Vitamin A 228.9% Vitamin C 131.5%

Calcium 10.5% Iron 22.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In a heavy 10 inch nonstick skillet, heat the sesame oil over moderately high heat for 1 minute; add the onion and stir fry for 1 minute.
Mix in the garlic and ginger and stir fry 1 minute longer.
Stir in the chicken and stir fry for 2 minutes or until the chicken is no longer pink.
Add the carrot and water, cover, and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until the carrot is almost tender.
Mix in the snow peas, cover, and cook 2 to 3 minutes longer or until the chicken and vegetables are tender.
Remove from the heat.
Stir in the soy sauce and pepper.