Recipe

Warm Chicken and Snow Pea Salad

developed by Church Health Center Wellness

This hearty dish features protein, healthy fats and a delectable combination of seasonings to tempt any palate. The simple measurements are a great way to include family members of all ages in preparing a meal together.

Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Makes: 4 servings
Serving Size: 1 ¼ cups
Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories: 276; Total Fat: 10 g; Saturated Fat: 2; Sodium: 470 mg; Carbohydrate: 13 g; Fiber: 4 g; Protein: 32 g

Ingredients:

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast
  • 1 cup reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons low-sodium soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons tahini
  • 1 pound snow peas, sliced lengthwise
  • 2 tablespoons cashews, chopped

Directions:

  1. Place chicken in a large skillet and top with chicken broth. Bring broth to a boil and cover skillet, cooking for about 10 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink.
  2. When chicken is cooked throughout, remove from skillet and slice thinly. Place in a large bowl.
  3. Add 1 teaspoon sesame oil to skillet and heat over medium heat. Add ginger and garlic, stirring constantly for 1 minute. Stir in snow peas and cook for 3–5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add to bowl with chicken.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together vinegar, soy sauce, remaining sesame oil, and tahini. When mixture is well combined, pour over chicken and snow pea mixture. Mix well.
  5. Garnish with chopped cashews and serve immediately.

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