Chicken and Green Bean Stir-Fry

  • 10 Mins

    Prep Time

  • 15 Mins

    Cook Time

  • 4


  • 252


  • 11g


  • 15g


  • 26g




  • 1 lb Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts, thinly sliced across the grain
  • 1 ½ Tsp Cornstarch
  • 3 Tbsp Low-Sodium Soy Sauce, divided
  • 2 Tbsp Seasoned Rice Vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp Dry Sherry
  • 2 Tbsp Canola Oil, divided
  • 1 Bunch Green Onion, washed and chopped
  • 1 ½ Tbsp Ginger Paste
  • 12 oz Green Beans, trimmed, washed and halved
  • Salt, to taste
  • Serve with steamed rice, sesame seeds, and/or toasted cashews
  • SSoy:

    Substitute soy sauce with coconut aminos

  • GGluten:

    Substitute soy sauce with tamari


  • 1.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

  • 2.

    Combine Ingredients In a medium bowl, toss chicken with cornstarch, a pinch of salt, and 1 Tbsp soy sauce. In a small bowl, stir together the vinegar, sherry, and remaining 2 Tbsp soy sauce.

  • 3.

    Cook Green Beans In a large skillet, heat 1 Tbsp canola oil until shimmering. Add chopped green onions and ginger paste. Cook, tossing often, until green onions are softened, about 2 minutes. Add green beans and cook until green beans are crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Transfer green bean mixture to another medium bowl.

  • 4.

    Cook Chicken Heat remaining 1 Tbsp canola oil in skillet. When oil shimmers, add the chicken mixture in a single layer. Cook, undisturbed, until chicken is browned and caramelized on one side, about 1 minute. Toss and continue to cook until chicken is cooked through and a meat thermometer reads 165°F or higher, about 2 more minutes. Pour in sherry mixture and green bean mixture. Toss until sauce is thickened and all ingredients are well coated.

  • 5.

    Season & Serve Remove from heat and taste. Adjust seasonings accordingly. Serve with rice, if desired, and enjoy!

  • 6.

    Wash Hands Wash hands with soap and water.

Recipe adapted from bonappetit.com

Nourishment Notes


Chicken is an excellent source of lean protein. Protein needs may be elevated while undergoing cancer treatment.


Gingerol, the bioactive ingredient in ginger, may be beneficial as an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agent.

Green Beans

Green beans may be a tolerable food for people with digestive issues. Green beans also contain folate, vitamin C, and vitamin A.

Fatigue Buster

  • Green Beans

    Purchase trimmed fresh or frozen green beans.

  • Freeze Chicken

    Freeze chicken for 10 minutes prior to cutting. Very cold meat will cut more easily.

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