3 Chicken Breasts *
1/2 Pound Snow Pea Pods, Fresh
1/2 Pound Mushrooms
4 Green onions
2 Cups Bamboo shoots drained
1 Cup Chicken Broth **
1/4 Cup Soy sauce
2 Tablespoons Cornstarch
1/2 Teaspoon Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Salt
4 Tablespoons Salad oil
1 Package Cashews (about 4-oz)
* Boned and skinned ** Or bouillon cube dissolved in water
Slice breasts horizontally into very thin slices and cut into inch squares.
Place on tray.
Prepare vegetables, removing ends and strings from pea pods,
slicing mushrooms, green part of onions, and the bamboo shoots. Add to tray.
Mix soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, and salt.
Heat 1 tb of oil in skillet over moderate heat, add all the
nuts, and cook 1 minutes shaking the pan, toasting the nuts lightly. Remove and
Pour remaining oil in pan, fry chicken quickly, turning often
until it looks opaque. Lower heat to low.
Add pea pods, mushrooms, and broth. Cover and cook slowly for
2 minutes. Remove cover, add soy sauce mixture, bamboo shoots, and cook until
thickened, stirring constantly. Simmer uncovered a bit more and add green onions
and nuts and serve immediately.
Per serving: 618 Calories; 37g Fat (53% calories from fat); 48g Protein; 25g
Carbohydrate; 116mg Cholesterol; 1251mg Sodium
Food Exchanges: 1/2 Starch/Bread; 6 Lean Meat; 3 Vegetable; 3 1/2 Fat
WW Points: 14 pt.