Make Half Your Plate Fruits & Veggies
|Rice bowls with vegetables and chicken, popular at many restaurants, are appealing to children and adults, alike. And they’re simple to prepare at home.|
|Recipe Cost for 4 People: $7.82 ($1.95/serving)*|
|Preparation Time: 30 minutes, excluding rice preparation|
|Mix soy sauce, water, honey, and cornstarch in a small bowl; set aside. Heat oil in a wok or large skillet. Add minced garlic; sauté about one minute until garlic is golden. Add chicken; cook about 5-6 minutes, then push chicken to the side. Add onions to center of skillet; cook until slightly tender and push to the side. Continue with carrots, broccoli, and peppers separately, placing each in the center of pan, cooking until slightly tender and pushing to the side. Pour soy sauce mixture into center of skillet. Leaving other ingredients at the sides of the pan, stir sauce until it thickens. Mix in with vegetables and chicken. Serve immediately over cooked brown rice.
Complete this Healthy Plate: Serve with 8 oz non-fat milk.
|Fruits & Veggies per Serving
|Nutrition Information per Serving:|
Total Fat: 10g
Saturated Fat: 1.5g
% of Calories from Fat: 22%
% Calories from Sat Fat: 3%
Dietary Fiber: 6g
|Each serving provides: An excellent source of fiber, protein, vitamin A, vitamin C, riboflavin, vitamin B6, pantothenic acid, potassium, phosphorus,
and magnesium, and a good source of thiamin, niacin, folate, iron, zinc, and copper.
*Retail prices, Boulder, Colorado, and online Fall 2011
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