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Steamed Chicken With Soy-Ginger Sauce

 
One serving costs about $2.18

$2.18 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

4 gluten-free,dairy-free,gluten free,dairy free lunch,main course,main dish,dinner
spoonacular Score:53%

Spoonacular Score: 53%

 

Steamed Chicken With Soy-Ginger Sauce might be just the main course you are searching for. One serving contains 866 calories, 66g of protein, and 62g of fat. This recipe serves 4 and costs $3.36 per serving. This recipe is liked by 1 foodies and cooks. If you have sesame oil, ground pepper, vegetable oil, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet. All things considered, we decided this recipe deserves a spoonacular score of 57%. This score is good. Try Sticky Ginger Soy Glazed Chicken, Steamed whole tilapia with ginger and soy sauce, and Steamed Asparagus with Ginger Garlic Sauce for similar recipes.

Ingredients

Servings:
1.44 lb
1.44 lb chicken
chicken
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp garlic
garlic
0.25 cups
0.25 cups ginger
ginger
3
3  trimmed green onions
trimmed green onions
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps ground ginger
ground ginger
0.13 tsps
0.13 tsps white ground pepper
white ground pepper
12 cups
12 cups iceberg lettuce
iceberg lettuce
0.25 tsps
0.25 tsps salt
salt
1 Tbsp
1 Tbsp sesame oil
sesame oil
2 tsps
2 tsps soy sauce
soy sauce
2 Tbsps
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
vegetable oil
1.44 lb chicken
1.44 lb
chicken
1 Tbsp garlic
1 Tbsp
garlic
0.25 cups ginger
0.25 cups
ginger
3  trimmed green onions
3
trimmed green onions
0.5 tsps ground ginger
0.5 tsps
ground ginger
0.13 tsps white ground pepper
0.13 tsps
white ground pepper
12 cups iceberg lettuce
12 cups
iceberg lettuce
0.25 tsps salt
0.25 tsps
salt
1 Tbsp sesame oil
1 Tbsp
sesame oil
2 tsps soy sauce
2 tsps
soy sauce
2 Tbsps vegetable oil
2 Tbsps
vegetable oil

Equipment

steamer basket
steamer basket
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl
steamer basket
steamer basket
frying pan
frying pan
bowl
bowl


Instructions

  1. Arrange the chicken halves skin side up and side by side in a glass pie plate. Rub the skin with the soy sauce. Let stand for 15 minutes.
  2. Prepare a steamer and heat over high heat. Place the pie plate in the steaming basket, cover, and steam over high heat until the chicken is no longer pink near the bone, about 30 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, make the sauce: stir the grated ginger, green onions, sesame oil, soy sauce, garlic, ground ginger, salt, and pepper in a small heatproof bowl. Heat the vegetable oil in a small skillet just until it begins to smoke. Carefully pour the hot oil into the ginger-soy mixture (the mixture may sizzle). Stir well and let stand until cool.
  4. Remove the plate of chicken from the steamer and let cool slightly.
  5. Strip the meat from the bones and cut the meat into bite-sized pieces. Place on a serving platter with the lettuce cups alongside.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $2.18
Ingredient
3 pounds chicken
1 tablespoon garlic
¼ cups ginger
3 trimmed green onions
½ teaspoons ground ginger
12 cups iceberg lettuce
1 tablespoon sesame oil
2 teaspoons soy sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
Price
$4.34
$0.18
$0.13
$0.24
$0.12
$3.19
$0.34
$0.08
$0.11
$8.73

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can reduce your sodium intake by choosing lower-sodium soy sauce.

  • Be conscious of your choice of cooking oils. Some studies have shown that vegetable oils like safflower oil, sunflower oil, and canola oil might actually contribute to heart disease. Olive oil is a good alternative for low temperature cooking, while coconut oil is a recent favorite for high temperature cooking. Do your research!

  • If you're following a gluten-free diet, be sure to find a gluten-free soy sauce!

  • Many people will tell you to remove the skin on your chicken to cut down on fat. This is true, but if you like the taste, leave it on! You're only gaining a little fat for a lot of flavor. Plus, a little over half of the fat in chicken skin is monounsatured fat (that's a heart-healthy kind) and the notion that saturated fat is unhealthy is being questioned too. So in our opinion: dig in, skin and all!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • If you find meat (especially grassfed and/or organic meat!) on sale, stock up and freeze it. Ground meat will stay good 3-4 months, while steaks, chops, etc., will be fine for at least 4 months.

Cooking Tips

  • Here's a trick for peeling garlic quickly. Put the garlic clove on your cutting board. Take a knife with a thick blade and place the blade flat across the garlic clove (the clove should be closer to the handle than the middle of the blade). Whack down on the flat side of the blade with your free hand to smoosh the garlic a bit. Done correctly, the skin will peel right off.

  • If you normally rinse your chicken?stop! You could be spreading bacteria around your kitchen and it isn't really necessary.

  • Keeping ginger on hand all the time doesn't mean you have to buy bottled ginger. Instead, freeze fresh ginger whole and grate what you need while its still frozen.

Green Tips

  • Choose pasture-raised chicken if it is available. If it is not at your supermarket, visit a farmers' market and ask around.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
486 Calories
33g Protein
35g Total Fat
9g Carbs
15% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
486
24%

Fat
35g
55%

  Saturated Fat
13g
83%

Carbohydrates
9g
3%

  Sugar
4g
5%

Cholesterol
122mg
41%

Sodium
451mg
20%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
33g
66%

Vitamin K
75µg
72%

Vitamin B3
11mg
58%

Vitamin B6
0.71mg
35%

Selenium
24µg
35%

Phosphorus
296mg
30%

Vitamin A
1403IU
28%

Manganese
0.47mg
23%

Folate
79µg
20%

Potassium
681mg
19%

Vitamin B5
1mg
17%

Zinc
2mg
17%

Vitamin B2
0.27mg
16%

Iron
2mg
15%

Vitamin C
11mg
14%

Magnesium
54mg
14%

Vitamin B1
0.2mg
13%

Fiber
3g
12%

Vitamin B12
0.51µg
8%

Vitamin E
1mg
8%

Copper
0.17mg
8%

Calcium
69mg
7%

Vitamin D
0.33µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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