Healthy Chicken Chow Mein
This is a quick recipe that's easy to throw together for a fast meal. Feel free to add additional veggies such as mushrooms and edamame beans to make it even healthier!
1.5 cups of green beans, about 20-25 total
2 boneless skinless chicken breasts
3/4 cup low sodium chicken broth
1 tbsp sesame oil
1 teaspoon sugar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1/3 red onion
1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1 tablespoon ground bottled ginger
3 tablespoons peanuts, chopped up into small pieces
2 6 ounce packages of chow mein noodles
Cook chicken in a frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil and the sesame oil over medium heat until cooked through. Add chopped red onion and ginger to the pan and sauté for about 4 minutes. Cut the green beans in half length wise and add them to the pan. Sauté about 2 minutes. In a bowl, mix soy sauce, sugar, chicken broth and red pepper flakes. Add the broth mixture and peanuts to the pan, reduce the heat to low. Add the Noodles to the pan and give them a good mix. Continue to cook on low until the noodles are warm enough to eat.