Stir-Fried Ginger Chicken

This tasty dish can be prepared and served in about 30 minutes.

Degree of Difficulty

Degree of Difficulty: Very easy

Servings: 2

Cooking Times

Preparation Time: 20 minutes

Cooking Time: 8 minutes

Inactive Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 28 minutes

Ingredients

3/4

pound

boneless skinless chicken (thigh recommended)

1

ounce

ginger

2

each

scallions or green onions

1

tablespoon

of gochujang (hot pepper paste)

1/2

teaspoon

roasted sesame oil

Marinade


1

teaspoon

soy sauce

1/2

teaspoon

black pepper

1

teaspoon

sugar

1

teaspoon

rice wine

Procedure

Preparation

Add all marinade ingredients to a mixing bowl and mix well.

Cut the chicken into strips about 1/4 inch thick and roughly 1 1/2 inches length, then place in marinade and mix well.

Let stand fifteen to twenty minutes.

Wash ginger in cold water and peel.

Pulp (smash) the ginger with mortar & pestle, tenderizing hammer, or the back edge of a heavy knife.

Rinse and trim the scallion/green onion, then cut into roughly 1 inch lengths.

Cook

Heat a fry pan over medium high heat. Add sesame oil and pulped ginger and rapidly stir fry for about 30 to 45 seconds.

Quickly add marinated chicken and any remaining marinade, then stir fry until chicken is well browned (about three to six minutes).

Add scallions and gochujang and stir fry another 45 seconds to one minute.

Remove from heat and serve.

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Serving size: 1/2 of a recipe (7.6 ounces).

Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.

Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving

Calories

417.55

Calories From Fat (41%)

171.63

Calories From Protein (49%)

205.99

Calories From Carbohydrates (10%)

39.93

Calories From Alcohol (0%)

0

% Daily Value

Total Fat 19.27g

30%

Saturated Fat 5g

25%

Monounsaturated Fat 7.14g

Polyunsaturated Fat 4.85g

Trans Fatty Acids 0g

Cholesterol 173.5mg

58%

Sodium 394.22mg

16%

Potassium 585.01mg

17%

Total Carbohydrates 10.62g

4%

Fiber 0.95g

4%

Sugar 3.26g

Sugar Alcohols 0g

Net Carbohydrates 9.67g

Protein 48.96g

98%

Vitamin A 283.32IU

6%

Vitamin C 5.67mg

9%

Calcium 41.74mg

4%

Iron 3.19mg

18%

Vitamin E 0.15mg

2%

Thiamin 0.16mg

11%

Riboflavin 0.46mg

27%

Niacin 12.41mg

62%

Vitamin B6 0.7mg

35%

Folate 27.54mcg

7%

Vitamin B12 0.56mcg

9%

Pantothenic Acid 2.25mg

23%

Vitamin K 32.08mcg

40%

Phosphorus 357.6mg

36%

Magnesium 56.85mg

14%

Zinc 4.92mg

33%

Copper 0.22mg

11%

Manganese 0.17mg

9%

Selenium 35.32mcg

50%

Alcohol 0g

Caffeine 0mg

Water 132.41g

0%

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