Bright 'n' Zippy Chicken Stir-Fry

Bright 'n' Zippy Chicken Stir-Fry

This unique stir-fry dish has a wonderfully bright, tangy flavour, thanks to the prunes added at the end of cooking time.

Ingredients

  • Serves: 4
  • Prep Time:
  • Cook Time:
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut in 2-inch fingers
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) lemon peel, grated
  • 1 1/2 tbsp (25 mL) lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) salt
  • 1/4 tsp (1.25 mL) pepper
  • 4 oz (115 g) prunes, coarsely chopped
  • 3/4 cups (175 mL) low-sodium chicken broth
  • 2 carrots, peeled, cut in 1-inch matchsticks
  • 1 leek, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups (500 mL) sugar snap peas
  • 1 tbsp (15 mL) butter
  1. Place chicken in a medium bowl; sprinkle with lemon peel, lemon juice, salt and pepper, stirring to coat well.

  2. In another bowl, place prunes; add chicken broth and let sit about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  3. Spray a large frying pan with vegetable cooking spray and place over medium-high heat.

  4. Add chicken and cook, stirring, about 4 minutes.

  5. Add carrots, then leek; cook about 1 minute more. Add sugar snap peas and butter and continue to stir-fry until chicken is thoroughly cooked and peas are tender crisp, about 3 minutes. Stir in prunes and broth, separating pieces of prunes.

  6. Cook about 1 minute more or until hot through.

  7. Serve with saffron rice, if desired.

Nutrition Info

  • Per 450 g serving Amount
  • Calories 480
  • Protein 65 g
  • Fat 8 g
  • Saturated Fat 3 g
  • Carbohydrate 36 g
  • Fibre 2 g
  • Sugar 4 g
  • Cholesterol 160 mg
  • Sodium 360 mg
  • Per 450 g serving % Daily Value
  • Potassium 39
  • Calcium 8
  • Iron 20
  • Vitamin A 15
  • Vitamin C 70
  • Vitamin B6 103
  • Vitamin B12 53
  • Folate 21
  • Magnesium 46
  • Zinc 29

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