3 tablespoons soy sauce
3 tablespoons mirin
3 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
2 tablespoons firmly packed brown sugar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh garlic
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated ginger root*
1 (14-ounce) package chicken breast tenders, cut into bite-sized pieces
1 cup snow peas, trimmed, cut in half
1/2 cup sliced onion
1 (15-ounce) can whole straw mushrooms, drained
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
3 medium stalks (3 cups) bok choy, sliced 1 inch
Combine all teriyaki glaze ingredients in 1 1/2-quart saucepan; cook over medium heat 5-6 minutes or until liquid is reduced to thick paste. Set aside.
Melt butter in 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium heat; add chicken. Cook, stirring occasionally, 5-6 minutes or until golden brown and cooked through. Add snow peas, onion, mushrooms and water chestnuts. Cook 2-3 minutes or until onion and snow peas are crisply tender; add bok choy. Cook 3-5 minutes or until greens are slightly wilted and stems are crisply tender. Stir in teriyaki sauce until chicken and vegetables are well coated.
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger.
Mirin is a condiment made from rice, often found in Japanese recipes. It adds sweetness and flavor. Mirin can be found in the Asian or gourmet section of large supermarkets as well as Asian markets.