Rants, Rules & Recipes

An Effort to End Nutritional Ignorance

RECIPE: Easy Tangy Chicken and Bean Dish

Ain’t nuthin this tasty and healthy on a chinese buffet! Try this deliciously easy dinner. Packed with protein and FLA-VA-FLAV-VA! Serve it with brown rice or as is….serve it hot and IF there are any left-overs, bring ’em with you to work/school or eat ’em for lunch the next day! I do hope you enjoy…
4 cups or 1 bag (~ 20 oz) raw string beans,

1 lb organic chicken (or 1 pack of tofu or tempeh),

4 heaping Tbsp all natural peanut butter

2 Tbsp oil (your choice, but I use sesame, peanut or canola)

2 Tbsp soy sauce

1/4 cup  or 2 long squirts of honey

1 clove garlic (chopped)

1 tsp pepper (optional)

crushed red pepper (optional)

10 peanuts crushed (optional)


cut beans in to 2 inch pieces

slice chicken, tempeh or tofu in to long thin strips or cubes

saute beans and chicken in canola oil or peanut oil and garlic and soy sauce for 7-10 min (until thoroughly cooked, but not over cooked)

add peanut butter and honey and pepper and stir-fry for 2 minutes

sprinkle a few crushed peanuts and/or crushed red pepper on top to garnish

*all of above measurements should be adjusted to your taste

**you can also grill or bake your chicken/tempeh or tofu ahead of time and add to sauté for 5 minutes to reheat

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