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Sweet Soy Chicken & Rice Bowl

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Sweet Soy Chicken & Rice Bowl

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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Sweet Soy Chicken & Rice Bowl
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 40 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
Servings: 4
Calories: 604kcal

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup soy sauce, low sodium
  • 2 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 clove garlic
  • 1 teaspoon ginger root, fresh
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar, cider
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup brown rice, raw
  • 1 pound chicken breast
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 black pepper, ground
  • 2 medium carrot
  • 4 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon vinegar, cider
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce, low sodium
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cup green beans
  • 1/2 cup peanuts, dry-roasted, unsalted

Serve With

  • 4 medium plum

Instructions

  • In a saucepan add soy sauce, honey, brown sugar, minced garlic, freshly grated ginger and vinegar. Heat over medium-low; allow to dissolve and stir together while heating; 4-5 minutes.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the water and cornstarch until dissolved. Slowly pour into soy mixture and cook until thickened, stirring occasionally, 6-8 minutes.
  • Cook rice as directed on package; cover and set aside once done.
  • Cut chicken in bite-sized pieces. Heat a skillet over medium and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add chicken. Season with salt and pepper. Cook until browned and cooked through. While chicken is cooking, grate carrots and set aside with fresh cilantro and crushed peanuts.
  • Add additional 1 teaspoon vinegar and 1 teaspoon soy sauce to skillet, scraping brown bits and stirring into chicken. Once the pan is cleaned from the bits; remove chicken and set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon olive oil to skillet once more and allow to heat. Toss in beans and cook until beans have softened to fork tender. Return chicken to the pan. Toss together with 2-3 tablespoons of soy mixture. Allow to heat through.
  • In a bowl for each serving, add some rice, chicken and beans. Top with grated carrots, fresh cilantro, crushed peanuts and a drizzle of the soy mixture. Serve with plum slices on the side.
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Nutrition

Calories: 604kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 83mg | Sodium: 1034mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 23g

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