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Chicken and Green Bean Stir-Fry

    A fast, easy and healthy dinner recipe, this flavorful Chicken and Green Bean Stir-Fry come together in just 20 minutes!

    Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry

    Hands down, one of our weekly go-to recipes is always some variation of an Asian stir-fry. Fast, easy, and full of protein and other nutrients, you really can’t go wrong with stir-fry, am I right?

    Chicken Green Bean Stir Fry - an easy and fast dinner recipe

    With spring right around the corner, green beans are looking better and better and will only continue to be readily available as we head closer towards the summer months.

    Chicken Green Bean Stir-Fry - a fast and delicious Asian recipe

    Of course, green beans can easily be swapped for asparagus, carrots, red peppers or any other crunchy veggie you happen to have on hand. That’s the best part about stir-fries, they can turn almost any vegetable into something magical.

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    My biggest piece of advice is to always keep a well stocked Asian pantry so that you’re never more than 20 minutes from a fresh, fast, easy and delicious dinner.

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    Chicken and Green Bean Stir Fry

    Chicken and Green Bean Stir-Fry

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    A fast, easy and healthy dinner recipe, this flavorful Chicken and Green Bean Stir-Fry comes together in just 20 minutes!
    PREP: 10 mins
    COOK: 20 mins
    TOTAL: 30 mins
    Servings: 4

    Ingredients
     

    • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts (cubed)
    • ½ teaspoon salt
    • ¼ teaspoon pepper
    • 4 cups green beans (trimmed and cut in 1 in. pieces)
    • ¼ cup chicken broth (low sodium)
    • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
    • 2 tablespoons soy sauce (low sodium)
    • 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
    • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
    • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
    • 1 clove garlic (minced)
    • 1 teaspoon chili paste
    • scallions and brown rice – to serve (optional)

    Instructions
     

    • Pre-heat a wok or deep frying pan over high heat and spray with cooking spray.
    • Sprinkle chicken cubes with salt and pepper and stir-fry until brown, about 7-9 minutes, stirring frequently. Remove chicken from wok and set aside.
    • Add green beans to the pan and toss until they start to soften, about 2-3 minutes.
    • In a small bowl, whisk together all remaining ingredients: chicken broth through chili paste. Pour mixture into the wok and bring to a boil then reduce to simmer. Stir-fry until green beans are tender.
    • Add chicken back to the wok and toss until heated through.
    • Sprinkle with scallions and serve over brown rice if you wish.

    Recipe Video

    Notes

    Serving size is 2 cups and nutrition facts don’t include rice.

    Nutrition

    Serving: 1gCalories: 178kcalCarbohydrates: 11.6gProtein: 26.1gFat: 4.4gSaturated Fat: 0.3gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4.1gCholesterol: 60mgSodium: 645mgFiber: 3.8gSugar: 4g
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    Liz DellaCroce

    Liz Della Croce is the creator and author of The Lemon Bowl, a healthy food blog. Since 2010, Liz has been sharing delicious recipes that just so happen to be healthy. By using real ingredients with an emphasis on seasonality, Liz has built a growing audience of loyal readers who crave good food for their families. Click Here To Subscribe to my newsletter:

    26 Comments

    1. Delicious! I marinated the chicken and added onions. I used sweet chili sauce instead of chili paste, if I use it again, I will reduce the hoisin sauce because of the sweetness. I am delighted I now have a healthy, low fat recipe to make one of my favorite take out foods at home, thanks for posting.

    2. Aloha!
      I made this for dinner tonight…so tasty! I used thighs and Instead of rice wine vinegar I used one tablespoon of Shaoxing cooking wine. Delicious flavors! Will definitely make this again and try with different veggies. Thank you for sharing!

    3. I made this just barely following the recipe for guidance and it was just fabulous. I often dont have all the ingredients but make due. I’d make this again. Everybody loved it.

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