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Skillet stir fry with chicken, mushrooms, and zucchini.

Zucchini Mushroom Chicken Stir Fry

This easy Zucchini Mushroom Chicken Stir Fry recipe is bursting with flavor in each and every bite! All you need is one skillet, 20 minutes, and just a handful of pantry ingredients. 

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Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian, Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 serves
Calories 246 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into bite sized cubes (you can also use boneless, skinless chicken thighs)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 tablespoon fresh minced ginger OR 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 8 ounces white button mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced into 1/4-INCH thick half moons
  • 3 tablespoons gluten-free low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • sprinkle of toasted sesame seed oil, for garnish, optional
  • sesame seeds, for garnish
  • scallions, for garnish

Instructions

  1. Place chicken pieces in a bowl and sprinkle with cornstarch; toss to coat.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet or a wok over medium-high heat; add chicken pieces to the hot oil and cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until browned on both sides and cooked through.
  3. Remove chicken from wok or skillet and set aside.
  4. Turn down heat to medium-low and add garlic and ginger to the skillet; cook and stir for 20 seconds, or just until fragrant.

  5. Turn up the heat to medium-high and stir in the mushrooms and zucchini; cook for 4 minutes, or until fork tender and browned. Stir frequently.

  6. In the meantime, in a small mixing bowl whisk together soy sauce, rice vinegar, and sugar.
  7. Stir chicken back into the skillet.
  8. Add in the prepared soy sauce and stir to coat chicken and veggies.
  9. Stir and cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until everything is heated through and sauce has slightly thickened.
  10. Remove from heat; sprinkle with sesame oil and sesame seeds.
  11. Garnish with scallions and serve.

Recipe Notes

WW FREESTYLE POINTS: 3
NET CARBS: 10
HOW TO STORE LEFTOVERS
Nutrition Facts
Zucchini Mushroom Chicken Stir Fry
Amount Per Serving (6 ounces)
Calories 246 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 6g30%
Cholesterol 73mg24%
Sodium 670mg28%
Potassium 756mg22%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 27g54%
Vitamin A 132IU3%
Vitamin C 12mg15%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.