Sylvia Wood's Pan-Fried Orange-Ginger Chicken
Use this no-fuss recipe for a quick weeknight meal. Serve with rice and steamed broccoli for a complete meal.
2 egg whites
1/4 cup 1% low-fat milk
1 pound boned and skinned chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch pieces
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon cracked black pepper
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 cup olive oil
1 cup Splenda® Granulated No Calorie Sweetener
1/2 teaspoon Sylvia's Secret Seasoning®*
1 1/2 cups fresh orange juice
1/2 cup water
2 tablespoons sliced fresh ginger
4 teaspoons cornstarch
1/4 cup water
- Whisk egg whites until frothy; gradually whisk in milk. Set aside.
- Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper and dip in egg white mixture. Dredge in flour, shaking off excess.
- Cook chicken in hot oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally until chicken is lightly browned. Drain chicken on paper towels.
- Combine Splenda® Granulated Sweetener, Sylvia's Secret Seasoning®, orange juice, 1/2 cup water and ginger in a small saucepan. Bring Splenda® Granulated Sweetener mixture to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly.
- Combine cornstarch and 1/4 cup water, stirring until cornstarch dissolves; add to Splenda® Granulated Sweetener mixture, stirring until mixture returns to a boil. Add chicken and cook 2 to 3 minutes. Serve immediately.
Makes 4 servings.
*Substitute a salt-free herb seasoning for Sylvia's Secret Seasoning®, or for that special flavor look for Sylvia's Secret Seasoning® at your local market or order online.
Nutritional Facts Per Serving (1/4 of recipe): Calories: 370; Calories from Fat: 140; Total Fat: 15g; Saturated Fat: 2g; Cholesterol: 65mg; Sodium: 400mg; Total Carbs: 26g; Dietary Fiber: 1g; Sugars: 11g; Protein: 31g.
Exchanges per Serving: 4 1/2 Lean Meats, 3/4 Starch, 1/2 Fat, 1 Fruit.
Recipe and photograph courtesy of Splenda, Inc. Splenda® is a no-calorie sweetener made from sugar that is suitable for diabetics. For more information regarding this product, please call 1-800-777-5363 or visit their website at www.splenda.com.