Steamed Chicken with Veggies

The crisp veggies add color and texture to this lean, mean chicken dish.

January 2012 (web-exclusive) | By Lessie Galindo
Steamed Chicken with Veggies
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January 2012 (web-exclusive)

The crisp veggies add color and texture to this lean, mean chicken dish.

Serves Prep Time 5 minutes  Cooking Time 12 minutes

2 chicken breast halves, skins removed
2 thin slices of ginger
3 stalks lemongrass
       (Click to see How to Prep Lemongrass)
salt and pepper to taste

For the veggies
1 small head of broccoli, washed and separated into florets
1/2 small carrot, cubed
3 pieces young corn, cut diagonally

1  Pound chicken fillets in between sheets of cling wrap until they flatten to 1/2-inch-thick.

Rub both sides with ginger and lemongrass.  Season with salt and pepper.

Wrap chicken, ginger, and lemongrass in foil. Set aside.

Make the veggies: Season broccoli, carrot, and young corn with salt and pepper; wrap in a separate foil with a lemongrass stem.  Set aside.
5  Cook in a preheated steamer for 10 to 12 minutes. Serve chicken with veggies on the side.


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