Spicy Garlic Ginger Chicken

Spicy Garlic Ginger Chicken
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This quick, easy, no fuss dish is hot, spicy, and full of bold flavor. You can adjust the spicy heat by varying the amount of hot chili sauce.

  • Prep time
    15 min
  • Cook time
    20 min
  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 1/2 cups
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 1/2 cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 345

  • Total Fat 11g
    • Saturated Fat 1.5g
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 65mg
  • Sodium 320mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 32g
    • Dietary Fiber 5g
    • Total Sugars 5g
  • Protein 30g
  • Potassium 760mg
  • Phosphorus 345mg

Choices/Exchanges: 1 1/2 Starch, 2 Vegetable, 3 Protein, 1 Fat



  • canola oil
    2 tbsp
  • fresh ginger (peeled and minced)
    2 inches
  • large garlic (peeled and sliced)
    2 clove
  • chicken breasts (boneless, skinless, sliced for stir-fry)
    16 oz
  • baby bok choy (washed and quartered)
    16 oz
  • red bell pepper (seeded and thinly sliced)
  • green onion (scallion) (sliced)
    1 cup
  • stock (lower-sodium, vegetable or chicken)
    1 cup
  • soy sauce (low-sodium)
    2 tsp
  • hot chili sauce
    2 tsp
  • fresh cilantro (chopped)
    2/3 cup
  • cooked brown rice
    2 cup


  1. Place canola oil in wok or large sauté pan. Add ginger and cook until fragrant. Add garlic and chicken and stir-fry until chicken is no longer translucent.

  2. Add bok choy, bell pepper, and scallion and cook until bok choy begins to wilt.

  3. Add stock, soy sauce, chili sauce and cilantro. Stir-fry until hot and well blended. Serve over brown rice.