Less than 400 calories per serve, this tasty chicken dish is a crowd pleaser
Flavoursome Chicken stir-fry
Preparation time: 35 minutes
Serves: 4 servings, 1 ¼ cups each
Calories: Approximately 360 calories per serve
- 1 tsp fennel seeds
- 1 tsp cumin seeds
- 2 tsp coriander seeds
- 1 tbsp. corn-starch
- 3/4 tsp salt
- 1/2 tsp ground turmeric
- 500 gram chicken breasts, trimmed and cubed
- 3 tbsp. canola oil
- 1 large green bell pepper, cubed
- 2 large carrots, thickly sliced
- 4 large cloves garlic, sliced
- 1 small red onion, diced
- 3 dried red chilli, stemmed
- 1/2 cup fresh mint leaves (firmly packed), chopped
- 1 tbsp. lime juice
Step 1: Grind fennel, cumin and coriander seeds until mixture is coarsely ground.
Step 2: Transfer ground spices to a medium bowl and add salt, turmeric and corn-starch. Stir until combine. Then, add chicken and mix until chicken is well coated with spice.
Step 3: Over high heat, pre-heat a wok with 2 tbsp oil. Add bell pepper, carrots, garlic, onion, and chilli when oil shimmers. Stir vegetables until they begin to turn brown (4 to 6 minutes). Set aside on a plate.
Step 4: Reduce heat to medium-high heat. Add remaining oil to the pan. Cook seasoned chicken for approx. 7 mins or until cooked through. Stir in the vegetables, mint and lime juice until heated. Serve with 3/4 Cup Brown Rice with a splash of lime