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Sweet Pepper Chicken Stir-Fry

Updated: Jun 24


1 8 ounces boned skinless chicken breast halves

3 tablespoons soy sauce

1 tablespoon dry sherry

Nonstick spray coating

1 medium onion, cut into wedges

2 medium green or sweet red peppers, thinly sliced

1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms

1 tablespoon cooking oil

1 teaspoon grated gingerroot

1 8-ounce can bamboo shoots, drained

1/4 cup chicken broth

1 teaspoon cornstarch


Cut chicken into 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a bowl; stir in soy sauce and sherry. Let stand for 30 minutes. Spray a cold wok

or large skillet with nonstick spray coating; preheat over medium-high heat. Add onion; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add peppers; stir-fry 1 minute. Add mushrooms; stir-fry about 1 minute more or till vegetables are crisp and tender. Remove vegetables from wok or skillet; set aside.

Drain chicken, reserving the marinade. Add oil to wok. Add gingerroot; stir-fry 15 seconds. Add half the chicken; stir-fry 3 to 4 minutes or till no longer pink. Remove. Stir-fry remaining chicken for 3 to 4 minutes or till no longer pink. Return all chicken, vegetables, and bamboo shoots to wok; push from center of wok.

Stir broth, cornstarch, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper into reserved marinade; add to wok. Cook and stir till slightly thickened; toss gently to coat chicken mixture. Measure and refrigerate 2 cups mixture for Chinese Burritos. Serve remaining mixture while hot.

Serves 4

Calories: 204/serving


Preparation Time: 10 min.

Marinating Time: 30 min.

Cooking Time: 15 min.


30g protein, 8g carbohydrate, 6g fat, 73 mg cholesterol, 613 mg sodium, 621 mg potassium

-Low Fat -Low Cholesterol

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