Chicken and Snow Peas


A simple,tasty, and quick version of a popular Chinese Style recipe.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 1 cup chicken broth

  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon ground ginger

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 4 large skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cubed

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 ½ cups sliced fresh mushrooms

  • 2 (8 ounce) cans sliced water chestnuts, drained

  • 3 cups snow peas

  • 1 tablespoon sesame seeds


  1. Whisk the chicken broth, soy sauce, cornstarch, and ginger together in a small bowl; reserve.

  2. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok. Cook and stir chicken and garlic in the oil until chicken is cooked through, 8 to 10 minutes. Stir in mushrooms, water chestnuts, and reserved chicken broth mixture. Cook until sauce begins to thicken, 3 to 5 minutes.

  3. Stir snow peas into the pan and cook until tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a platter and sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

315 Calories
10g Fat
17g Carbs
38g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 315
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 13%
Saturated Fat 2g 11%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 541mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 4g 14%
Total Sugars 4g
Protein 38g
Vitamin C 31mg 156%
Calcium 60mg 5%
Iron 3mg 19%
Potassium 583mg 12%

* 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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