Lake Atitlan, Panajachel, Guatemala

Friday, April 19, 2013

Quick Ginger Chicken

I didn't add "Quick" to the recipe title just to fit into the letter Q day. Honest. It really is a quick stir-fry dish. I like stir-fry as a way to stretch protein and to include more vegetables in the diet.

Quick Ginger Chicken

1/3 cup water
3 tablespoons
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 teaspoon sugar
1 ½ teaspoon minced ginger or ½ teaspoon dried ginger
3 tablespoons oil, divided
2 red or green peppers, cut into strips
6 green onions, cut into 2-inch pieces
1 large clove garlic, minced
2 large chicken breasts, skinned, boned and cut into 1-inch chunks

Stir water, soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar and ginger until smooth; set aside. In wok or large frying pan, heat one tablespoon oil over medium high heat. Add peppers, green onions and garlic; sauté four minutes. Remove. Add remaining oil, heat; add chicken, sauté until lightly browned. Stir cornstarch mixture and add to skillet with vegetables, stirring constantly. Bring to boil over medium heat; boil one minute. Serve over rice or noodles.


  1. I enjoy all of those ingredients - sounds tasty!

  2. my my... that sounds very good, will you come to my home and make it for my family.

  3. It's the Quick part that caught my attention. Anything quick for dinner makes me happy.

  4. I love meals like this. Fire up the wok and away ya go:)

  5. Quick coupled with dinner wins hands down. I have all these ingredients, and my husband will love it.

  6. Quick dinner always catches my interest. I use something similar to this and my family loves it.

  7. This looks really yummy. My husband & I have been on a huge ginger kick lately. I'll definitely be trying this. Thanks for sharing.

    Jaime at Awakenings and Reflections

  8. Yum - I copied this one right away! Thanks, Karen, for sharing these scrumptious recipes.

    As I am leaning toward the wheat free/gluten free foods recipes like this hit the mark.

    Have a wonderful weekend,

  9. This sounds like a great recipe for my family. Thank you so much for sharing. Also, thank you so much for stopping by my blog and following. I am very grateful.

  10. Hi Karen .. I have friends who do lots of stir fries .. and I love sharing when I'm round there .. cheers Hilary

  11. This one really sounds good! I'm hungry and catching up here is killing me!


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