Sunday, January 21, 2007

Low Carb Chicken with Broccoli

Chicken with Broccoli
Serves 4


2 whole chicken breasts
1 large head or 2 small heads broccoli
1 tsp salt
2 tsp sherry
2 tsp corn flour
1 cup good chicken stock
1 tbsp olive oil
2 tbsp grated fresh ginger (keep fresh ginger in the freezer, and when required grate it straight from freezer)
1/2 cup cashew nuts or blanched almonds
Crisp Fried Rice noodles or Orgran Rice Pasta


Cook noodles or pasta.
Skin the chicken, cut into pieces.
Wash broccoli and break into small stalks.
Combine salt, browning, and sherry in a bowl, mix well.
Heat oil in wok, add ginger, stir fry 1 minute.
Add chicken, stir fry 1 minute.
Add sauce mixture and broccoli, bring to boil, stirring, reduce heat, cover and simmer 3-4 minutes, adding more stock if necessary.
Add nuts, serve on noodles or pasta.
Per Serving (excluding unknown items):
277 Calories; 14g Fat (44.1% calories from fat); 28g Protein; 10g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 72mg Cholesterol; 587mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 3 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 2 Fat.

Source: "Real & Healthy Chinese Cooking" - Nicholas Zhou's cookbook with 500+ low carb and low fat recipes with 170+ colorful pictures. Based on a master chef's 40 years of cooking practice and 4 years of writing and research, it has helped 12,800 people worldwide improve their health.


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