Ginger Chicken

This recipe for Ginger Chicken is filling and healthy – paired with string beans and a rice medley you’re covering your protein, your fiber and your vegetable! Easy to make and sure to please try out this clean and delicious dish tonight!

Ingredients for Chicken:

Salt, Black Pepper, Garlic Powder

(4) Chicken Breasts – Cleaned of any extra fat or skin.

(10) Thick Cuts of Ginger

(3) Gloves of Garlic – Minced

(1) Cup of Honey

(3) Cups of Low Sodium Soy Sauce

(1) Tablespoon of Butter

(1) Cup of Low Sodium Chicken Broth

Ingredients for String Beans:

Salt

½ a Lemon

(1)Package of String Beans

*The kind you steam in bag in microwave.

(1)Tablespoon Olive Oil

Ingredients for Rice Side:

Go to Trader Joes and grab one of their Rice Medley’s!

*I used the Brown Rice, Red Rice, Black Barley it was delicious and so convenient – steamed right in the pouch in the microwave too!

Directions to Make Chicken:

Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

– Melt the butter in a sauce pan.

– Then add in the soy sauce, the honey, the garlic and the ginger.

– Bring to a boil then lower down to a simmer.

– Now in a baking dish place the chicken broth.

– Be sure to season (salt, pepper, garlic powder) the chicken breasts before placing them in the dish.

– Now pour the liquid from the sauce pan over the chicken and cover the dish with foil.

– Bake the chicken for 30 minutes.

– Once the timer goes off remove the foil from the baking dish and turn the chicken.

– Place back in the oven for another 30 minutes.

Directions for Putting Together String Beans:

– Steam the string beans in the microwave.

– Place in a bowl and add in Olive Oil, Lemon Juice and sprinkle of salt.

– Mix and chill in fridge while chicken is continuing to cook.

Directions for Plating the Dish:

*Once the timer goes off again be sure to check chicken for being cooked all the way through.

– Steam the rice – should only take 3 minutes.

– Remove chicken from oven and let cool on stove.

– Place rice on plate with string beans.

– Then place one chicken breast on the plate and drizzle sauce from pan all over the dish.

*Try not to take up any big pieces of ginger with the sauce.

Enjoy!

*Feel free to try different sides like white jasmine rice & steamed baby bokchoy or brown rice & broccoli.

*Note you can use the leftover chicken (if any) to top off salads for lunch the next day.

~ A.M.A. ~

© Cookery for Two – 2011 . Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this blog’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Cookery for Two with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.

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3 comments

  1. The avagliano's · November 2, 2011

    This sounds yummy! I will definitely try to cook it this weekend.

  2. Inezmarie Docar · November 18, 2011

    This was absolutely delicious and super easy!!!! A great weeknight meal, and makes awesome leftovers!! Even the hubby loved it!!!

    • Cookery For Two · November 18, 2011

      Thanks Inez! My man loved it too – isn’t it great when we find easy recipes the men love : )

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