Lemon Chicken Stir Fry


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Serves 4 Cook Time 40 minutes (Serving Size 1 1/2 cups)

Ingredients:
1 lemon
1/2 c low sodium chicken broth
3 tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
1 tbsp canola oil
1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
10 oz mushrooms, halved or quartered
1 c diagonally sliced zucchini, (1/4 inch thick)
1 c green peppers, sliced thin
1 bunch scallions, cut into 1-inch pieces, white and green parts divided
1 tbsp chopped garlic

Directions:

  1. Grate 1 teaspoon lemon zest and set aside. Juice the lemon and whisk 3 tablespoons of the juice with broth, and soy sauce in a small bowl.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook, stirring occasionally, until just cooked through, 4 to 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate with tongs. Add mushrooms, zucchini and peppers to the pan and cook until just tender, about 5 minutes. Add scallion whites, garlic and the reserved lemon zest. Cook, stirring, until fragrant, 30 seconds. Whisk the broth mixture and add to the pan; cook, stirring, until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes. Add scallion greens and the chicken and any accumulated juices; cook, stirring, until heated through, 1 to 2 minutes.

Nutrition Info per serving: calories 226.1 fat 8g, protein 29.7g, carbohydrates 11.9g, fiber 3.8g sodium 557mg

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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Chipotle Pork Tenderloin


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Serves 4 Cook Time 4-6 Hours

Ingredients:
1 1/4 lb pork tenderloin
1/2 C onion, chopped
1 1/2 tsp Splenda
1 tsp ground cumin
1/8 tsp ground cinnamon
9 large garlic cloves, peeled and smashed
3 chipotle chiles, canned
1 lime (juiced)
2 Tbsp olive oil (divided)
3/4 tsp kosher salt
1/2 C low-sodium chicken broth

Directions:

  1. Combine onion, Splenda, cumin, cinnamon, garlic, chiles, lime juice, and 1 Tbsp olive oil in a food processor; process until smooth. Pour this mixture into a zip-loc bag, add the pork and marinate for at least 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  2. Pour the chicken broth into the crock pot, add the pork and cook on low for 4 hours. When the pork is done, shred with forks and place it back in the crock pot.

Recommended for patients on the Modified Profast (Fast and Flexible) Program,  Nutriplus (Balance Your Pyramid) Program or Maintenance Program.

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