Three-Cup Chicken Recipe

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Three-Cup Chicken
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  • 1/3 cup sesame oil
  • 10 slices thin fresh ginger
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup rice wine
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • 2 cups thai basil
  • 1 cup of 1-inch sections scallion


  1. Heat up the sesame oil in a wok or a large skillet on high heat.
  2. Add garlic, ginger and serrano peppers, stir fry until fragrant, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add the chicken pieces and cook until it's white in color, about 5 minutes.
  4. Stir together the soy sauce, rice wine and sugar in a bowl, pour over chicken.
  5. Bring to a boil, then turn down the heat to low.
  6. Let cook, uncovered, until sauce thickens, about 30 minutes.
  7. Turn heat back up to high and add basil and scallions, cook for another 2 minutes.
  8. Serve over steamed rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 986.4 Kcal (4130 kJ)
Calories from fat 511.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 56.84g 87%
Cholesterol 221.91mg 74%
Sodium 2545.57mg 106%
Potassium 1055.18mg 22%
Total Carbs 59.21g 20%
Sugars 12.65g 51%
Dietary Fiber 4.22g 17%
Protein 58g 116%
Vitamin C 8.6mg 14%
Iron 3.1mg 17%
Calcium 76.3mg 8%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 226.32 Kcal (948 kJ)
Calories from fat 117.36 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 13.04g 87%
Cholesterol 50.92mg 74%
Sodium 584.06mg 106%
Potassium 242.1mg 22%
Total Carbs 13.59g 20%
Sugars 2.9g 51%
Dietary Fiber 0.97g 17%
Protein 13.31g 116%
Vitamin C 2mg 14%
Iron 0.7mg 17%
Calcium 17.5mg 8%

* 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

  • 23.7
  • 26

Good Points

  • saturated fat free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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