Chinese Chicken


Classifications: Main Meals

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 4 or 5 pound chicken, cut in pieces and skin removed

OR 6 to 8 chicken breasts can be used

4 green onions, cut in 2-inch pieces

2 tablespoons grated ginger

1 clove garlic, crushed

1 cup low-sodium chicken stock

1/2 cup lite soy sauce

1/4 teaspoon black pepper

1/4 cup cooking sherry

1 teaspoon sugar

Instructions: Place chicken under a heated broiler and brown on both sides, about 10 minutes.

Place green onions, ginger, garlic, chicken stock, soy sauce and pepper in large pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to simmer, and cook 4 to 5 minutes.

Add browned chicken. Cover and simmer 25 minutes. Turn occasionally.

Add sherry and sugar. Simmer another 25 minutes, tightly covered.

Add a little water if liquids dry out during cooking.

This recipe yields 8 servings. Serving size: 1/8 recipe.



Background: Note: DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 3 lean meat; also, calories 200; calories from fat 62; total fat 7 g; saturated fat 2 g; cholesterol 81mg; sofium 687 mg; carbohydrate 4 g; dietary fiber 0 g; sugars 1 g; protein 28 g.

Serves: 8

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