Spicy Apricot Chicken Stir-Fry

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Crushed red pepper flakes, canned apricots, pineapple chunks and frozen stir-fry veggies make for a quick, easy and delicious meal. Serve with your favorite rice recipe. I recommend coconut rice.

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Prep Time:
25 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (15 ounce) can apricot halves, drained and chopped, juice reserved

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder

  • ½ teaspoon onion powder

  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger root

  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast meat - cut into strips

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen stir-fry vegetables, thawed

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained

  • 3 green onion, sliced

Directions

  1. Stir together apricot juice, soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic powder, onion powder, and red pepper flakes in a small bowl until the cornstarch has dissolved; set aside.

  2. Heat vegetable oil in a wok over high heat. Stir in ginger, and cook until it begins turns golden brown, about 10 seconds. Add the chicken; cook and stir until the chicken turns white and begins to firm. Stir in the stir-fry vegetables, and continue cooking until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and the vegetables are hot.

  3. Stir in the apricots, pineapple chunks, and apricot juice mixture. Bring to a boil, stirring constantly; cook until the sauce thickens and clears, about 1 minute. Stir in green onion before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
7g Fat
23g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 43mg 14%
Sodium 529mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 23g 8%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Total Sugars 15g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 64mg 5%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 521mg 11%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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