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Szechwan Chicken

a low-carb dish - 18.26 g carbs total
4 servings at 4.7 g carbs per serving

one lbskinless, boneless chicken breast
this works with 2 lbs of chicken equally well,
leaving other ingredient amounts unchanged
one TAngostura soy sauce
one Trice vinegar
2 TAngostura soy sauce
one trice vinegar
2 Tcornstarch
2 tSplenda
1/8 Cpeanut oil
one tcrushed red pepper flakes
4green onions, sliced
2 tminced ginger root
1/4 C (1-1/4 oz)  cashews (I use Planter's "lightly salted")

Cut chicken into thin short strips.

Marinate chicken in one T soy sauce and one T rice vinegar for 30 minutes.

In small mixing bowl, combine 2 T soy sauce, cornstarch, Splenda, and one teaspoon rice vinegar. Set aside.

Heat oil in skillet over highest heat.

Add red pepper and cook until blackened.

Add chicken and stir fry 2 minutes.

Add green onions and ginger. Stir fry 3 minutes.

Stirring constantly, add soy sauce mixture and mix well.

Add cashews and heat through.

Sodium content in milligrams
one lb chicken breast 138
3 T Angostura soy sauce   1170
one t red pepper flakes 1
4 green onions 8
2 t minced ginger root 1
1-1/4 oz   Planter's lightly salted cashews 80
Recipe total = 1398 mg

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