Stir-Fried Chicken and Idaho® Potato Strips


  • 3 medium Idaho Potatoes (6 ounces each), well scrubbed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed
  • 3/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breasts, cut lengthwise into 1/2-inch wide strips
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil


  1. Quarter each potato lengthwise, then cut each quarter in thirds. In large pot of boiling salted water, cook potatoes 10 minutes, until crisp-tender; drain and pat dry.
  2. In very large nonstick skillet, over medium-high heat, warm 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add potatoes and 1/4 teaspoon of the salt and cook, until potatoes are golden brown, tossing frequently. Add garlic and cook 2 more minutes. Transfer potatoes to bowl.
  3. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil to skillet. Add chicken and cook 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add sugar snap peas, tomatoes, the remaining 1/4 teaspoon salt, and the potatoes and cook, until the chicken is cooked through, the sugar snaps are crisp-tender and the tomatoes have begun to collapse, stirring frequently.
  4. In a small bowl, stir together cornstarch and chicken broth. Add to pan along with basil and cook, about 1 minute, until lightly thickened, stirring constantly.
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Yield: 4 servings
Calories: 403
Sodium: 551 mg
Fat: 12 g
Protein: 33 g
Cholesterol: 66 mg

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