Healthy Meal Prep
Moo Shu Chicken Recipe

Moo Shu Chicken


This classic Chinese moo shu chicken dish is bursting with Asian flavor and is simple and quick to prepare - no need for takeout!


  • 6 tablespoons cold water, divided
  • 3 teaspoons sesame oil, divided
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 pound chicken breast tenderloins, cut into thin strips
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage or coleslaw mix
  • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced shiitake mushrooms, drained
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sherry
  • 3 green onions, chopped


  1. Whisk 2 tablespoons water, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, and cornstarch together in a large bowl. Stir in chicken and set aside.
  2. Whisk remaining 4 tablespoons water, 1 teaspoon sesame oil, hoisin sauce, oyster sauce, and soy sauce together in a separate bowl. Set aside.
  3. Heat 1 teaspoon vegetable oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add eggs and cook 3 minutes; flip and cook until firm and set, about 3 minutes more. Transfer to a cutting board and slice into thin strips.
  4. Add chicken mixture to the same skillet over medium-high heat. Cook chicken for 6 minutes; flip and cook until chicken is golden brown and juices run clear, about 6 minutes more. Remove from heat and set aside.
  5. Heat remaining teaspoon vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add cabbage, shiitake mushrooms, garlic, and sherry. Cook until cabbage starts to wilt, about 2 minutes.
  6. Add chicken, eggs, and sauce mixture to cabbage mixture. Cook and stir until sauce has thickened, about 5 minutes. Toss in green onions and serve immediately.

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Nutritional Information

Moo Shu Chicken

Servings Per Recipe: 4
Calories: 319.1
% Daily Value *
protein: 61 %
carbohydrates: 6 %
exchange other carbs:
dietary fiber: 9 %
fat: 21 %
saturated fat: 14 %
cholesterol: 52 %
vitamin a iu: 10 %
niacin equivalents: 139 %
vitamin b6: 41 %
vitamin c: 41 %
folate: 11 %
calcium: 7 %
iron: 12 %
magnesium: 15 %
potassium: 13 %
sodium: 23 %
thiamin: 14 %
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*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
**Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
(-)Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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