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:


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.


*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. ~

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