Tested till perfect Chicken and Swiss Chard Stir-Fry
Chicken and Swiss Chard Stir-Fry
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Chicken and Swiss Chard Stir-Fry

This deliciously healthy stir-fry is packed with flavourful veggies. Serve with lime wedges for an extra dose of acidity.

By Jennifer Bartoli and The Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: December 2013

Recipe4 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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  • Prep time 20 minutes
  • Total time 20 minutes
  • Portion size 4 servings


  • 4 tsp 4tspsodium-reduced soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp 1tbsplime juice
  • 2 tsp 2tspsesame oil
  • 2 tsp 2tspvegetable oil
  • 225 g 225gboneless skinless chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspgrated fresh ginger
  • 3 3cloves garlic, minced
  • 8 cups 8cupschopped stemmed Swiss chard, (about 1 bunch)
  • 1 1sweet yellow peppersweet yellow peppers, sliced
  • 170 g 170gsoba noodles
  • 4 cups 4cupssnow peasnow peas
  • 2 tsp 2tspsesame seeds, toasted
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In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, lime juice and sesame oil; set aside. In large nonstick skillet or wok, heat vegetable oil over medium-high heat; cook chicken, ginger and garlic, stirring often, until chicken is light golden, about 3 minutes.

Stir in Swiss chard and yellow pepper; stir-fry until chard starts to wilt, about 2 minutes.

Meanwhile, in large pot of boiling water, cook soba noodles according to package directions; drain. Add noodles to skillet along with snow peas and soy sauce mixture; stir-fry for 1 minute. Transfer to platter. Sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutritional Information per serving: about

cal 310 pro 24g total fat 7g sat. fat 1g
carb 42g dietary fibre 5g sugar 4g chol 33mg
sodium 417mg potassium 819mg


calcium 8 iron 29 vit A 47 vit C 143
folate 20
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