Chicken Stir-Fry Bake – “Depression-Friendly” Recipes

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Serves 4


Chicken Stir-Fry Bake

8 minPrep Time

25 minCook Time

33 minTotal Time

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  • 2 cups uncooked instant rice
  • 1 can (8 ounces) sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 2 cups cubed cooked chicken (or rotisserie chicken pieces)
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen stir-fry vegetables, thawed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 garlic clove, minced (or 1/8 tsp garlic powder)
  • 1/2 to 3/4 teaspoon ground ginger


  1. 1. Cube chicken (or just tear up rotisserie chicken into pieces). Mince garlic clove (if not using powder).
  2. 2. Place rice in a greased 11x7-in. baking dish. Layer with the water chestnuts, chicken and vegetables. Combine remaining ingredients; pour over top. Cover and bake at 375° for 25 minutes or until rice is tender.


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