Awesome Chicken and Mushroom Stir - Fry

Doreen Fish


This is a recipe I found in The American Heart Association Cook book back when my DH was diagnosed with high blood pressure and also is so good I adapted it with every kind of meat.
Excellent with beef or pork too. I change the broth accordingly...beef for beef and vegetable for pork.
I am making this for Sunday dinner and I will try and remember to take a pic!!I'm doing beef.

* My pic..this is the beef I did last Sunday.


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  • 1 lb
    chicken breast halves, skinless and boneless
  • 1 Tbsp
    grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 Tbsp
    hot-pepper oil...i make my own
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp
    toasted sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp
    brown sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    chicken broth, non-fat, low sodium
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry sherry
  • 1 Tbsp
    low salt soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    plain rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp
    corn starch
  • 8 oz
    button mushrooms , sliced
  • 1 medium
    red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium
    zucchini, diced
  • 1/2 medium
    onion sliced....i use 2 full onions as we love them
  • 8
    cherry tomatoes.

How to Make Awesome Chicken and Mushroom Stir - Fry


  1. First off let me say I changed this recipe up to my liking....for starters I don't like cooked mushrooms so they were out, I didn't used zucchini either , I used broccoli and cauliflower. The taste is still the same as it is the marinade and cooking liquid that gives this stir fry its star quality. I always double or tripe these ingredients as we like to have extra sauce to drizzle over our steamed rice.
    I cut up all my veggies first and have it all ready.

    Cut up chicken, beef or pork and put in a large bowl.Mix together gingerroot, hot-pepper oil,, garlic and sesame oil (I double or triple this). Pour over meat and stir together well. Let marinate in fridge for at least 15 mins but longer if you can. I do it in the afternoon so it has a couple of hours for the flavors to really get in the meat.
    IN meantime mix together brown sugar, broth, soy sauce,vinegar, and cornstarch until sugar and cornstarch dissolve. (Again double or triple this if you like)Set aside.

    Heat a large frypan or wok over high heat. Throw in the meat with marinade and cook for 3 - 4 mins until lightly browned, stirring constantly.
    Stir in all the chopped veggies. Reduce heat to medioum-high and cook covered for about 5 mins or until veggies are cooked the way you like...we like crunchy....stirring occasionally.
    Stir in the chicken broth mixture and cherry tomatoes. Cook 3 - 4 mins or until sauce has thickened, stirring occasionally.
    Serve over steamed rice!!So yummy!!
  2. Calories: 166
    Protein:20 ng
    Carbs: 12 g
    Sugar: 8 g
    fiber : 2g
    Cholesterol: 44 g
    total fat: 4.5 g
    saturated: 0.5
    Monounsaturated:2.0 g
    sodium:123 mg

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Course/Dish: Chicken
Other Tag: Healthy

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