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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