Chicken and Potato Stir-Fry

This savory stir-fried stew features chunks of carrots, potatoes, and chicken in a simple, herb-seasoned sauce, and it cooks in 30 minutes.


Chicken and Potato Stir-Fry

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Servings: 4
Prep Time: 30 mins
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Ingredients
  • 4   
    medium potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch pieces
  • 4   
    medium carrots, thinly sliced (2 cups)
  • 12   ounces 
    skinless, boneless chicken breast halves
  • 3/4  cup 
    water
  • 1   teaspoon 
    cornstarch
  • 1   teaspoon 
    instant chicken bouillon granules
  • 1   teaspoon 
    dried thyme, crushed
  • 1/2  teaspoon 
    salt
  • 1/8  teaspoon 
    pepper
  • 1   tablespoon 
    cooking oil
  • 1   
    large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3   tablespoons 
    snipped parsley
Directions
1.
In a medium saucepan, precook potatoes and carrots, covered, in enough boiling water to cover about 10 minutes or just until tender. Drain. Set aside.
2.
Cut chicken into thin bite-size strips. Set aside.
3.
For sauce, in a small bowl stir together water, cornstarch, bouillon granules, thyme, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
4.
Pour cooking oil into a wok or large skillet. (Add more oil as necessary during cooking.) Preheat over medium-high heat. Stir-fry onions in hot oil for 2 minutes or until crisp-tender.
5.
Add chicken to the hot wok; stir-fry for 2 to 3 minutes or until no pink remains. Push chicken from the center of the wok.
6.
Stir sauce. Add sauce to the center of the wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Add cooked potatoes and carrots. Stir all ingredients together to coat with sauce. Cover and cook for 2 minutes more or until heated through. Stir in parsley. Serve immediately. Makes 4 servings.
Nutrition information
Per Serving: cal. (kcal) 323, Fat, total (g) 6, chol. (mg) 45, sat. fat (g) 1, carb. (g) 47, pro. (g) 21, sodium (mg) 583, Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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