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Chicken With Chinese Veggies And Sauce Recipe

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Diane Eldridge


as a diabetic i am tryin very hard to eat better,healthier... more veggies less carbs...and for me pasta does not cause my sugars to go to high like rice does so for me eatin pasta is ok....i came up with this hubby loves it too.......


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30 Min
40 Min


  • 4-6 medium
    chicken tenders,cubed
  • 1 can(s)
    mandarin oranges,drained[save juice]
  • 1/2 c
    low salt soy sauce
  • 1/2 c
    creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 large
    root fresh ginger,grated fine
  • 4-6 clove
    fresh garlic,minced
  • 1/4 c
    white vinegar
  • 1/2 c
    orange juice, frozen concentrate,thawed
  • 1/8 tsp
    red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 tsp
    fresh ground black pepper
  • 1 medium
    white onion,chopped
  • 1 c
    mixed color bell pepper,chopped
  • 2 medium
    ribs celery with leaves,chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    bamboo shoots,drained
  • 1 can(s)
    water chestnuts,drained
  • 1 can(s)
    bean sprouts,drained
  • 1/2 c
    salted peanuts
  • ·
    handful chopped parsley
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornstarch mixed with juice from mandrin oranges
  • 4-6
    servings whole wheat spag

How to Make chicken with chinese veggies and sauce


  1. night before..... mix soy sauce,ginger,garlic,red pepper flakes,black pepper,thawed frozen oj,vinegar,and peanut butter in med bowl add chicken cubes... stir to coat well... cover put in fridge... stir several times durin evenin and in mornin..
  2. in lg stock pot sprayed with nonstick spray add drained chicken[keep the juice] cook and stir til browned remove from pan add onion,bell peppers celery cook bout 5 min
  3. in another lg pan boil water for spag........cook by pkg direction once cooked drain keep warm
  4. now add bamboo shoots,bean sprouts,water chestnuts cook and stir til hot add marinate from chicken simmer bout 15 min add chicken
  5. now add oranges and cornstarch mix cook and stir til it boils boil a couple min
  6. divide spag on plates divide sauce on each plate garnish with parsley and peanuts and ENJOY!!!

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About chicken with chinese veggies and sauce

Course/Dish: Chicken, Pasta
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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