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My family's favorite healthy budget meal

Posted by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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2-3 boneless skinless chicken breasts (less than half of a $7.99 bag of frozen breasts)
2 bags frozen "stir fry blend" vegetables ($1 a bag when you catch them on sale, $1.49 regular price)
2 cups brown rice (half of a $1.59 bag)

Tablespoon of oil
Splash of soy sauce
Chinese 5-spice powder
Salt and pepper

Prepare rice according to package directions. While it's simmering...

Cut the chicken breasts into small pieces and stir-fry it in the oil in a large pot. Add salt, pepper, and 5-spice powder to taste. Dump in the frozen vegetables, stir well, and reduce heat to medium low. Add more 5-spice powder if desired, and a little soy sauce. Cover the pot, and stir occasionally until vegetables are crisp-tender.

Serve with rice.

This filled all five of us up, with one serving of leftovers in the fridge for later.

by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:11 PM
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momofsixangels
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:14 PM

That sounds helathy,tasty and affordable

wandep
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:25 PM

sounds good

Threes.Company
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:53 PM

I love chicken stir fry.  

You can also do rice, cut up chicken, bean sprouts, green onion and egg to make chicken fried rice for really cheap, too.

momofnatalie
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 1:55 PM

That sounds yummy.  We love stir-frys and we like adding a little ginger for some zip.

lil_mama06
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 4:10 PM

Sounds yummy...

momkaribg
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 4:21 PM
Sounds good
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MamaMandee
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 5:37 PM
Tasty!
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mrswillie
by CeeCee on Apr. 3, 2013 at 5:55 PM

yummy

Godspitgrl
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 8:53 PM

TYFS

slw123
by on Apr. 3, 2013 at 9:21 PM

Yum!

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