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Chicken and Brussels Sprout Sauté

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: October 2004

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  • Portion size 4

Ingredients

  • 12 oz 12ozboneless skinless chicken thighboneless skinless chicken thighs or boneless skinless chicken breasts
  • 1 tbsp 1tbspvegetable oil
  • 1 1oniononions, chopped
  • 2 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 3/4 tsp 3/4tspdried thyme
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tsppepper
  • 4 cups 4cupsBrussels sproutBrussels sprouts, halved
  • 3/4 cup 3/4cupchicken stock
  • 1 1sweet red peppersweet red peppers, sliced
  • 1 can (8 oz/227 mL) 1can (8 oz/227 mL) sliced water chestnutwater chestnuts
  • 2 tsp 2tspcornstarch
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Preparation

Trim any fat from chicken; cut into cubes. In large deep skillet or wok, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown chicken. Transfer to plate. Drain off fat in pan.

Fry onion, garlic, thyme, salt and pepper over medium heat until softened, about 3 minutes.

Add brussels sprouts, stock, red pepper, water chestnuts and chicken and any accumulated juices; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer until juices run clear when chicken is pierced and brussels sprouts are tender-crisp, about 8 minutes, cooking longer for softer sprouts.

Whisk cornstarch with 1 tbsp (15 mL) water; stir into skillet and simmer, stirring, until thickened, about 1 minute.

Additional information :

Variation
Chicken and Broccoli Saute: Substitute broccoli florets and chopped peeled stems for the brussels sprouts.

Nutritional Information Per serving: about

cal 238 pro 21g total fat 9g sat. fat 2g
carb 22g fibre 6g chol 71mg sodium 389mg

% RDI:

calcium 6 iron 22 vit A 19 vit C 188
folate 34
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