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Free Healthy Recipe - Chinese Chicken with Asian greens

Dairy free, Gluten free, Low carbohydrate, Low fat, Low GI, Wheat Free

This recipe from the spring section of the The Greengrocer's Diet is a real crowd pleaser. It's quick to make and a great dish to enjoy as we transit out of winter into the warmer weather.

Ingredients
1 litre chicken stock
1 knob ginger, peeled and grated
3 cloves garlic, peeled and grated
2 birds eye chilli halved lengthways
1½ tbs tamari
720 grams chicken breast, sliced into 2 cm x 7 cm strips
200 grams shitake mushrooms, sliced
2 medium carrots, peeled and julienned
350 grams Asian greens, trimmed and roughly chopped
4 shallots trimmed and roughly chopped
Method

Heat the stock in a large saucepan with the ginger, garlic, lemon juice, chilli, star anise, tamari and brown sugar, and bring to a gentle boil.
Add the chicken and shitake mushrooms and reduce the heat to simmer for 10 minutes. Add the carrots and Asian greens, and cook for a further 2 to 3 minutes.
Spoon the stock and vegetables into 4 bowls, add the sliced chicken, top with shallots and serve.

Makes 4 servings

Scale recipe to serves

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cooking Time: 15 mins
Ready in: 30 mins


Suitable for:
Dinner, Soup

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Nutritional Information - Per Serve
Kj 1342 kj
Calories 321 kcal
Fat 10 g
Saturated Fat 3 g
Total Carbohydrate 9 g
Total Protein 45 g
Fibre 4 g