Kung Pao Chicken

Had to share!! I love how this plan makes healthy meals so fun!

INGREDIENTS:

  • 2 ¼ pounds boneless – skinless chicken breasts (cut into 1 inch pieces)
  • 4 teaspoons almond flour
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 3 tablespoons spring onions (chopped)
  • 2 cups diced red pepper
  • 1 cup of zucchini
  • 3 garlic cloves (minced)
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ teaspoon powdered ginger
  • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons Splenda
  • 1/3 cup dry roasted peanuts

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Combine chicken and almond flour in a small bowl and toss to coat.
  2. Heat sesame oil in wok/deep pan over medium heat, add chicken and stir fry 5-7 minutes or until no longer pink inside.
  3. Remove chicken from wok.
  4. Add green onions, garlic, red pepper flakes and powdered ginger to the wok and stir fry for 15 seconds.Combine vinegar, soy sauce and sugar in a small bowl.
  5. Mix well and add the sauce to the wok.
  6. Return chicken to the wok and coat with sauce.
  7. Stir in roasted peanuts.
  8. Heat thoroughly.
  9. Top with additional spring onions

YIELD: 1 Serving

PER SERVING: 1 Leaner Protein, 1 1/4 Vegetable serving, 3 Condiments, 1/2 Fat serving, 1/2 Optional Snack

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