Lemon-Ginger Chicken

Number of Servings: 4 (365 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Lemon-Ginger Chicken

This classic stir-fried chicken dish is an excellent introduction to techniques for producing a flavorful dish with aromatics that are just cooked enough to flavor the dish, tender meat, and crisp veggies.


  • Marinated Chicken:

    • 1 egg white
    • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
    • 2 Tbsp. sherry
    • 1 Tbsp. cornstarch
    • 1 lb. chicken breast, sliced

    Lemon-Ginger Sauce:

    • 1 Tbsp. low-sodium soy sauce
    • 6 Tbsp. sherry
    • 2 Tbsp. cornstarch
    • ½ cup low-sodium chicken stock
    • ¼ cup lemon juice
    • Zest of 1 lemon
    • 2 tsp. sesame oil
    • 1 Tbsp. sugar
    • 1 Tbsp. grated ginger


    • ⅓ cup canola oil, divided
    • 1 lb. snow peas
    • 1 Tbsp. grated ginger
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 3 scallions, whites only, minced


  1. Whisk together marinade ingredients and toss with chicken. Marinate in the refrigerator while you prepare the remaining ingredients (20 minutes).
  2. Whisk together sauce ingredients. Set aside.
  3. Heat all but 1 tablespoon of oil to a wok or large skillet over medium-high. Cook marinated chicken until barely white (1 minute). Remove from pan with a slotted spoon and transfer to a bowl.
  4. Wipe out the pan. Add remaining oil and heat until smoking. Add snow peas and cook, stirring, until lightly charred (30 seconds).
  5. Return chicken to the pan and toss to combine. Add ginger, garlic, and scallions, tossing and stirring until chicken is cooked through and vegetables are just barely tender (30 seconds).
  6. Pour sauce into the pan and toss to coat. Cook until sauce is just thickened (30 seconds).

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 365 g

Amount per serving
Calories 455
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24g 31%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7g
Monounsaturated Fat 13.5g
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 560mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Dietary Fiber 3.5g 14%
Total Sugars 9g
Includes 3g Added Sugars 6%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 13g
Protein 31g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 74.7mg 6%
Iron 3.5mg 15%
Potassium 735mg 15%
Vitamin A 77.5mcg 8%
Vitamin C 78.9mg 90%
Vitamin E 4.5mg 25%
Vitamin K 65.2mcg 50%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.7mg 50%
Niacin 18.2mg 110%
Vitamin B6 1.2mg 70%
Folate 72.5mcg 18%
Vitamin B12 0.3mcg 8%
Biotin 1mcg 4%
Chloride 34.4mg 2%
Pantothenate 2.6mg 60%
Phosphorus 329.4mg 25%
Iodine 4.8mcg 4%
Magnesium 70.6mg 15%
Zinc 1.2mg 10%
Selenium 28.9mcg 50%
Copper 0.2mg 20%
Manganese 0.4mg 15%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Snow Peas, Low Sodium Chicken Stock (chicken Stock, Salt, Dextrose, Natural Flavoring, Onion Powder, Yeast Extract, Celery Juice Concentrate, Carrot Juice Concentrate, Onion Juice Concentrate, Turmeric), Cooking Sherry (sherry Wine, Salt, Potassium Sorbate (preservative), Sodium Metabisulfite (preservative)), Canola Oil, Lemon Juice, Scallion, Egg Whites, Low Sodium Soy Sauce (water, Wheat, Soybeans, Salt, Lactic Acid, Sodium Benzoate: Less Than 1/10th Of 1% As A Preservative), Cornstarch, Sugar, Ginger, Sesame Oil, Lemon Zest, Garlic.

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