Moo Goo Gai Pan Recipe

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  1. In a small bowl, combine chicken stock, soy sauce, sherry, cornstarch, salt, sugar and pepper and stir well into a smooth sauce; set aside.
  2. Place a bowl next to the stove to hold chicken temporarily after its initial cooking in the pan.
  3. Heat a wok or large deep skillet over high heat.
  4. Add vegetable oil and swirl to coat pan.
  5. Add garlic and ginger and toss well, until fragrant, about 15 seconds.
  6. Add chicken and spread into a single layer, cook until most of the edges turn white, about 1 minute.
  7. Toss well and cook until most pieces have changed color outside but are still not done, less than 1 minute.
  8. Transfer to reserved bowl, leaving behind as much oil as possible.
  9. Add mushrooms to pan and spread out as much as possible; cook for 1 minute and then toss well.
  10. Return chicken and any juices to the pan, toss well, and cook, tossing occasionally, for 1 minute more.
  11. Add snow peas and water chestnuts.
  12. Cook, tossing occasionally, for 1 minute more.
  13. Stir soy sauce mixture and add to pan, pour in around sides.
  14. When it heats up and begins to bubble, toss well and cook, tossing once or twice, until it thickens into a glistening sauce on chicken and vegetables.
  15. Add sesame oil and toss once more.
  16. Transfer to a serving plate; serve hot.
  17. May serve over hot cooked rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 196.72 Kcal (824 kJ)
Calories from fat 98 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10.89g 17%
Cholesterol 33.79mg 11%
Sodium 1037.57mg 43%
Potassium 282.33mg 6%
Total Carbs 10.67g 4%
Sugars 2.18g 9%
Dietary Fiber 2.39g 10%
Protein 14.32g 29%
Vitamin C 1.3mg 2%
Iron 0.3mg 2%
Calcium 8.9mg 1%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 99.61 Kcal (417 kJ)
Calories from fat 49.62 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5.51g 17%
Cholesterol 17.11mg 11%
Sodium 525.37mg 43%
Potassium 142.96mg 6%
Total Carbs 5.4g 4%
Sugars 1.1g 9%
Dietary Fiber 1.21g 10%
Protein 7.25g 29%
Vitamin C 0.7mg 2%
Iron 0.2mg 2%
Calcium 4.5mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 4.4
  • 5

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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