Ginger-Chicken Sauté

45 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (338 g) each
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4 servings, 1/4 recipe (338 g) each

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  • Bring water to boil in medium saucepan. Add quinoa; cover. Simmer on medium-low heat 15 min. or until liquid is absorbed.
  • Meanwhile, heat 1 tsp. oil in large skillet on medium-high heat. Add chicken; cook 5 to 7 min. on each side or until done (170ºF), adding 2 Tbsp. dressing to skillet for the last minute. Transfer chicken to plate; top with reserved pan drippings. Cover to keep warm.
  • Add remaining oil, carrots, ginger and garlic to skillet; cook 3 to 5 min. or until ginger and garlic are fragrant, but not browned, stirring frequently. Stir in bok choy; cook 1 to 2 min. or until bok choy begins to wilt. Add remaining dressing; cook 2 min. or until carrots are crisp-tender and liquid comes to boil, stirring frequently.
  • Spoon quinoa onto serving plates; top with vegetable mixture and chicken.

Food Facts

Quinoa was a staple of the ancient Incas who called it "the mother grain." Hailed as the super-grain of the future, quinoa contains more protein than any other grain.

Serving Suggestion

Serve topped with chopped fresh cilantro.


  • 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (338 g) each

Healthy Living

  • Healthy Living

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Carbohydrates
  • 3 Meat & Alternatives
  • 0.5 Fats

Nutrition Bonus

Help your friends and family eat right with this great-tasting meal. As a bonus, the carrots provide both colour and an excellent source of vitamin A, and the bok choy provides an excellent source of vitamin C.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 4 servings, 1/4 recipe (338 g) each
Calories 340
% Daily Value
Total fat 7g
Saturated fat 1g
Cholesterol 65mg
Sodium 140mg
Carbohydrate 37g
Dietary fibre 6g
Sugars 3g
Protein 33g
Vitamin A 120 %DV
Vitamin C 50 %DV
Calcium 10 %DV
Iron 40 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • nixonsbride |

  • sugarbows |

    DELICIOUS. A little bit more work than other recipes, but really, so good. It was a hit with friends.