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    Simple Sweet & Sour Chicken

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

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    Sarah Sunshine's Note:

    This take-out favorite has been adapted to reduce the usual high load of sugar, calories and saturated fat. Recipe comes from the British Columbia newspaper The Province.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Prepare rice according to package instructions.
    2. 2
      Meanwhile, in a small bowl, whisk vinegar, soy sauce, cornstarch and apricot preserves. Set aside.
    3. 3
      In a large skillet, add chicken and cook undisturbed for 2 minutes. Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until no longer pink on the outside and just starting to brown in spots, about 2 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
    4. 4
      Add remaining oil, garlic and ginger to the pan and cook, stirring until fragrant, 20 to 30 seconds.
    5. 5
      Add broth and bring to a boil, stirring constantly.
    6. 6
      Add vegetables, reduce heat to a simmer, cover and cook until vegetables are tender-crisp, 4-6 minutes.
    7. 7
      Stir in water chestnuts and chicken.
    8. 8
      Whisk reserved sauce and add to the pan.
    9. 9
      Simmer, stirring constantly until sauce is thickened and the chicken is heated through, about 1 minute.
    10. 10
      Serve with hot rice.

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    Nutritional Facts for Simple Sweet & Sour Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (534 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 563.8
     
    Calories from Fat 89
    15%
    Total Fat 9.9 g
    15%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 65.8 mg
    21%
    Sodium 768.6 mg
    32%
    Total Carbohydrate 78.8 g
    26%
    Dietary Fiber 9.3 g
    37%
    Sugars 10.8 g
    43%
    Protein 38.5 g
    77%

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    seasoned rice vinegar

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