Moo Shu Chicken
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Moo Shu Chicken

Amazing flavors in this easy moo shu chicken recipe that uses shredded, precooked chicken.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword chicken
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 177kcal
Author Vered DeLeeuw

Ingredients

For the sauce:

  • 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium soy sauce (or use a gluten-free alternative and add salt as needed)
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon rice vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Moo shu chicken ingredients:

  • 1 tablespoon refined coconut oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 (14 oz) package shredded cabbage
  • 2 cups cooked boneless skinless chicken breasts, shredded (10 oz)
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions, divided (1 oz)

For garnish:

  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, honey, vinegar and red pepper flakes.
  • Heat a large, deep skillet over medium-high heat, about 2 minutes. Add the coconut oil and swirl to coat. Add the garlic and ginger. Cook, stirring, 30 seconds.
  • Add the soy sauce mixture and the shredded cabbage. Cook 1 minute, until just wilted, stirring constantly to coat all the cabbage with the sauce.
  • Add the chicken and 1/4 cup green onions. Cook 1 more minute, stirring. Off heat, stir in the sesame oil.

How to serve:

  • Serve, garnished with the remaining green onions and sesame seeds, over cooked brown rice, on top of shredded lettuce, or in lettuce/cabbage cups, as shown.

To create lettuce or cabbage cups:

  • Rinse a head of green cabbage or iceberg lettuce; dry well. Discard damaged outer leaves. Cut in half through the core, remove the core with a sharp knife, then carefully separate into cups, using 2-3 leaves for each cup.

Nutrition

Calories: 177kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 18g | Fat: 6g | Sodium: 345mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g