Lemon Chicken Stir Fry
This Healthy and Easy Lemon Chicken Stir Fry takes less than 30 minutes to make and tastes just as good as takeout - or better! Make this easy chicken stir fry next time you need a quick and healthy dinner!
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4 Servings
For The Stir Fry Sauce Sauce:
For The Chicken Stir Fry:
- 1 ½ pounds chicken breast Cut into 1 inch pieces
- ⅓ cup corn starch
- 1 teaspoon salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 10 ounces green beans trimmed and cut in half
- 1-2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 teaspoon sesame seeds optional, for garnish
Whisk together all ingredients for the sauce, set aside.
Toss the chicken with the cornstarch, salt and pepper, until chicken is fully coated. Set aside.
Heat a sauté pan over medium high heat. Add one tablespoon of oil. Cook the green beans, stirring often, until starting to blister, 3-4 minutes. Remove from pan and reserve on a plate.
Add the second tablespoon of oil to the pan. Add the chicken, but do not overcrowd the pan. Cook in two batches if necessary. Cook chicken 3-4 minutes per side, until cooked through.
Add the green beans back to the pan with the chicken. Pour in the sauce. Stir, scraping up and browned bits on the bottom of the pan. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until chicken and green beans are fully coated and sauce has thickened. Garnish with sesame seeds and serve over rice if desired.
Serving: 1Serving | Calories: 382kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 1378mg | Potassium: 842mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 540IU | Vitamin C: 16.6mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1.9mg
Nutritional information is an estimate for your convenience. If you have strict nutritional needs, please do your due diligence to make sure this recipe fits your needs.
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