Sweet and sour chicken with chia rice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 tablespoons tomato sauce
3 tablespoons reduced-salt soy sauce
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 tablespoons honey
2 tablespoons lemon juice
1/3 cup water
450g lean chicken breast, cubed
1 red onion, sliced
4 small portobello mushrooms, sliced
2 capsicums (1 red, 1 green), sliced
1 bunch bok choy, shredded
1/3 cup reduced-salt chicken stock
2 x 250g SunRice Rice & Chia instant rice sachets, to serve
35g unsalted cashew nuts, crushed, to serve
Total fat 20g
Saturated fat 4g
Dietary fibre 11g
- In a small bowl combine all sauce ingredients. Set aside.
- Heat a non-stick pan with oil spray until hot. Cook chicken for 3–4 minutes, or until browned.
- Add veges and stock to chicken. Stir fry for 2–3 minutes. Pour sauce over and cook for 3–4 minutes, tossing to coat ingredients evenly.
- Heat rice according to packet instructions. Serve with sweet and sour chicken, sprinkled with cashews.
Make it gluten free: Check tomato sauce, soy sauce and stock are gluten free
You may want to thicken the sauce at the end of cooking with 2 teaspoons of cornflour (gluten free is necessary) mixed with a little water. Stir into hot sauce and cook for 1 minute.
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