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Apple Chicken Stir Fry from Facebook…More Matters® recipes

Ready in only 15 minutes, this healthy, vibrant blend of salty and sweet offers an unexpected flavor infused with an aroma so intense the smell alone will upstage your usual chicken stir fry. Wait until you taste it.

This is one of our own Fruits & Veggies—More Matters® recipes. It meets the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s strict nutrition guidelines as a healthy recipe.

Category: Main Dishes

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Preparation time: 15 Minutes

Serves: 4

Cups of Fruits and Vegetables per Serving: 1


1 pound cubed boneless, skinless, chicken breast
½ cup onion, vertically sliced
1 ¾ cups (3-4 medium) carrots, thinly sliced
1 ½ teaspoon vegetable oil
1 teaspoon dried basil, crushed
1 cup fresh or frozen Chinese pea pods
1 tablespoon water
1 medium baking apple, cored and thinly sliced
1 tablespoon oil
2 cups cooked brown rice


Stir-fry cubed chicken breast in 1 tablespoon vegetable oil in non-stick skillet until lightly browned and cooked. Remove from skillet. Stir-fry onion, carrots and basil in oil in same skillet until carrots are tender. Stir in pea pods and water. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in apple. Add to chicken, serve hot over cooked rice.


Credit: Recipe courtesy of Produce for Better Health Foundation (PBH). This recipe meets PBH and Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) nutrition standards that maintain fruits and vegetables as healthy foods.


Nutritional Information per Serving
Calories: 330 Carbohydrates: 30g
Total Fat: 7.7g Cholesterol: 66mg
Saturated Fat: 1.1g Dietary Fiber: 5g
% of Calories from Fat: 21% Sodium: 117mg
Protein: 29g




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