Healthy Takeout Szechuan Chicken and Green Beans

with brown rice and water chestnuts

$9.95 per serving

Prep & Cook Time: 35-45 min.

Cook Within: 5 days

Difficulty Level: Easy

Spice Level: Medium

Contains: Soy

Calories Conscious
A note about serious food allergies

Szechuan cuisine is noted for its bold and spicy flavor profiles, and this dish definitely delivers with fire-y chile sauce and Fresno chiles. Green beans and brown rice round out this tasty meal.

In Your Box (serves 2)

  • ¾ cup Parboiled Brown Rice
  • 10 oz. Green Beans
  • 1 Shallot
  • 1 oz. Sliced Water Chestnuts
  • 2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts
  • 1 Tbsp. Chopped Ginger
  • Info
    ½ fl. oz. Soy Sauce - Gluten-Free
  • 1 Tbsp. Chili Garlic Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Szechuan Peppercorn Sea Salt
  • Nutrition (per serving)

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Recipe Steps

You Will Need

  • Olive Oil
  • Salt
  • Pepper
  • 1 Small Pot
  • 1 Medium Pan

Before You Cook

  • Step 1 - Cook the Rice

    Cook the Rice

    Bring a small pot with rice and 1 ½ cups water to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until tender, 17-20 minutes.

  • Step 2 - Prepare the Ingredients

    Prepare the Ingredients

    Trim ends off green beans. Cut into 1" pieces. Peel and mince shallot. Drain water chestnuts. Rinse chicken breasts and pat dry. On a separate cutting board, cut chicken into ½” pieces. Season with a pinch of salt and pepper.

  • Step 3 - Cook the Chicken

    Cook the Chicken

    Heat 1 tsp. olive oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add chicken and cook 6 minutes. Add ginger, soy sauce, and chili garlic sauce and cook 2 minutes, or until lightly caramelized and chicken has reached a minimum internal temperature of 165 degrees. Remove to a plate and reserve pan (no need to wipe pan clean).

  • Step 4 - Cook the Green Beans

    Cook the Green Beans

    Place same pan used for chicken over medium heat. Add 2 tsp olive oil, shallots, green beans, and water chestnuts. Cook for 6 minutes while stirring, or until green beans are tender and bright green. Season with half the Szechuan seasoning. Taste, and add more if desired.

  • Step 5 - Plate the Dish

    Plate the Dish

    Divide rice between 2 plates and serve cooked vegetables and chicken alongside.