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6 Healthy Chicken Recipes

Healthy chicken recipes that are fast, simple and healthy. This year, resolve to bust your dinner rut.
Chicken With Mushrooms and Scallions Chicken with Mushrooms and Scallions

Makes: 4 servings
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 12 minutes

Ingredients
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 small bunch scallions, sliced, whites and greens separated
1 small garlic clove, finely chopped
4 ounces shiitake mushrooms, stems removed and caps thinly sliced
4 cups water
1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
1 2-inch piece gingerroot, peeled and cut into 1/4 -inch rounds
1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 3/4 -inch cubes

Directions
1. In a very large skillet or soup pot, heat the sesame oil over medium heat. Add the scallion whites and garlic; cook, stirring, about 1 minute. Add the mushrooms and cook until softened, about 3 minutes.
2. Pour the water into the pan. Stir in the soy sauce and ginger and let simmer for 2 minutes. Gently place the chicken pieces in the broth. Reduce heat to low; cover and poach until the chicken is just cooked through, about 7 minutes.
3. Transfer the chicken pieces to wide, shallow bowls. Ladle broth over the chicken. Garnish with the scallion greens and serve.

Nutrition facts per serving: 190 calories, 28g protein, 7g carbohydrate, 5g fat (0.9g saturated), 1g fiber

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