Prep Time: 15 mins | Cook Time: 10 mins | Total Time: 25 mins | Yield: 4 Servings
This luscious dish will surely bring a huge smile to your face today! Give it a try and don’t forget to share it with your loved ones. Enjoy!
Honey Lemon Chicken and Green Beans
1 1/2 lbs boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite-sized pieces (2 large chicken breasts)
3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
salt and pepper
12 oz green beans trimmed and cut into bite-sized pieces (about 2 c)
Honey Lemon Sauce
Honey Lemon Sauce:
3/4 c low sodium chicken broth
Juice and zest from 1 large lemon
1/4 cup honey or more/less to taste
2 tbsp cornstarch
1/4 tsp ground ginger
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
1 garlic clove minced
Step 1: In a large ziplock, add the chicken, rice wine vinegar, and soy sauce. Seal and massage the bag until the chicken is well coated.
Step 2: Place the bag inside the fridge to marinate for about 30 minutes to 8 hours.
Step 3: In a small mixing bowl, add all the ingredients for the sauce and whisk until well mixed.
Step 4: Place a large skillet on the stove and turn the heat to medium-high.
Step 5: Add 1 tablespoon of oil and allow it to become hot.
Step 6: Add the green beans and a little salt. Cook for about 3 minutes or until the beans are crisp.
Step 7: Remove the beans from the skillet and place them on a clean plate.
Step 8: In the same skillet, add 1 tablespoon of oil again and allow it to become hot.
Step 9: Add the sauce from the chicken and season with salt and pepper.
Step 10: Add the chicken and cook for about 7 minutes or until brown.
Step 11: Remove the chicken from the skillet and transfer them onto the plate with the green beans.
Step 12: Add the honey lemon sauce into the skillet and cook for 3 minutes or until thick and boiling. Add more seasonings if needed.
Step 13: Put the chicken and green beans back in the skillet and toss until well mixed and coated.
Step 14: Remove the skillet from the heat.
Step 15: Spoon the chicken and green beans onto a serving plate, then garnish with sesame seeds and freshly chopped green onions.
Step 16: Serve and enjoy!
Feel free to serve this dish over rice or whatever you prefer.
Calories: 317kcal | Carbohydrates: 29g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 109mg | Sodium: 621mg | Potassium: 879mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 712IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2mg