Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Thai Chicken Stir Fry

Thai dishes like this Thai Chicken Stir Fry with Cashews recipe are very simple, tasty and well balanced with vegetables and protein.

CAL P/SERVE
516
kJ P/SERVE
2160
FAT P/SERVE
10.7g
CARBS P/SERVE
44.6g
PROTEIN P/SERVE
53.5g
SUGAR P/SERVE
21.8g
SODIUM P/SERVE
1340g
FAT
%
2.5%
ENERGY RDI%
24.8%

We've used a limited number of vegetables in this recipe, but you can easily add vegetables like broccoli, green beans and snow peas to it for added nutrition and texture. The fat sources in this dish include cashews, and sesame oil, which are all healthy sources. This recipe is low fat and high protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 chicken breast, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • ½ red capsicum, chopped
  • ½ onion cut into chunks
  • 30g cashew nuts
  • 1 red chilli diced (optional)
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 1 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. mirin (rice wine)
  • 2 tbsp. oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 2 tsp. brown sugar
  • 1 bunch bok choy (or spinach)
  • 6 mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 spring onions, sliced
  • 1 cup cooked rice

Method

  1. Cook rice as per instructions.
  2. Heat the oil in a wok or frypan.
  3. Add sesame oil, onion and capsicum and stir fry 2-3 mins.;
  4. Add carrot garlic and cashews and stir fry for 30 seconds. (Do not burn garlic)
  5. Add chicken, chillies,and spring onion, and continue stir frying until the chicken is cooked.
  6. Meanwhile add the soy, mirnin, oyster sauce and sugar in a small bowl and mix with spoon then add to chicken when cooked.
  7. Serve with steamed rice.

Nutrition Table

Servings: 2 Serving size:423g
Average Serve Average 100g
Energy 2160 kJ 510 kJ
  516 Cal 122 Cal
Protein 53.5 g 12.7 g
Fat, total 10.7 g 2.5 g
- Saturated 3.0 g 0.7 g
Carbohydrate 44.6 g 10.6 g
- Sugars 21.8 g 5.2 g
Sodium 1340 mg 317 mg

This recipe was developed by Sharrelle Haywood and the Food Photography is courtesy of Factory59. In order to have permission to use this recipe on your website or blog, you must include a website link to weightloss.com.au with the recipe to acknowledge our copyright.

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