Chicken with Lime-Mayo Clinic health System

Published On: Aug 27 2012 01:10:15 PM CDT

Chicken with Lime, Garlic and Cashews

Time Prep: 30 min

Total: 2 hour

Servings Total: 4 servings


What You Need:

1 boneless skinless chicken breast

4 cloves garlic, minced

2 tbsp. sodium reduced soy sauce

2 tbsp. garlic chili sauce

2 tsp. canola oil

2 tsp. fresh lime juice

2 large red peppers, thinly sliced

1 cup snap or snow peas

6 green onions, chopped into 4 inch pieces

¼ cup unsalted cashews, chopped coarsely


Make It:

Slice the chicken into ¼ inch slices.

In resealable plastic bag, mix together garlic, soy sauce, chili sauce, 1 tsp. canola oil and lime juice. Add sliced chicken. Marinate in refrigerator 20 minutes to 12 hours.

When chicken in marinated, heat medium frying pan over medium heat. Add 1 tsp. canola oil and red peppers. Saute for 1 minute. Remove peppers from pan and set aside on a plate.

Add chicken with marinade to frying pan. Stir-fry chicken 4 minutes. Return red peppers to pan and continue cooking 1 minute. Add snow peas and green onions and cook 2 minutes. Sprinkle with cashews and stir-fry 1 minute.



Nutritional Info per Serving:

Calories 190

Total fat 8 g

Saturated fat1.52 g

Cholesterol 30 mg

Sodium 300 mg

Carbohydrate 17 g

Dietary fiber 3 g

Protein 15 g




Boneless skinless chicken breasts

Garlic chili sauce

Lime juice

Red peppers

Snap or snow peas


Green onions



Garlic cloves

Soy sauce

Canola oil