Teriyaki Chicken

2012-06-29
  • Yield : 3 servings
  • Servings : 3
  • Prep Time : 25m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

There’s no getting away from it, chicken is probably the #1 source of protein for bodybuilders. It’s versatile, relatively cheap and with a little imagination & effort, you can use chicken in just about any recipe.

So here’s another classic chicken recipe, packed with protein & carbs. You can probably tell I’m bulking at the moment so the last 3-4 recipes have all been loaded with carbs. I’ll be back cutting soon so I’ll be posting more low carb recipes.

In the meantime, enjoy this delicious loaded chicken recipe!

Ingredients

  • 4 skinless/boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/3 cup of orange juice
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1/3 teaspoon ginger
  • ½ tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 ½ cup broccoli florets
  • 1 can sliced water chestnuts
  • ½ cup rice

Method

Step 1


Cut chicken breasts into ¼ “ pieces and set them aside

Step 2


In a small mixing bowl, combine teriyaki sauce, orange juice, cornstarch and ginger, and set aside.

Step 3


In a large skillet heat oil over high heat. Add the chicken pieces and stir fry until they are lightly browned, for about 4-7 minutes.

Step 4


Using a slotted spoon (or something similar), transfer the chicken pieces to a bowl. Leave the drippings in the skillet.

Step 5


Reduce the heat to moderate.

Step 6


Add broccoli to the skillet and stir fry for 3-5 minutes.

Step 7


Stir the teriyaki mixture and add to the broccoli in the skillet.

Step 8


Cook the mixture, stirring until it thickens and is bubbly for about 2-4 minutes.

Step 9


Add water chestnuts and the cooked chicken pieces.

Step 10


Continue cooking until heated through.

Step 11


Serve with cooked rice.

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Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Protein

    48g
  • Carbs

    76g
  • Fat

    13g
  • Kcal

    636

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