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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

by Jeffrey McCarrell on August 05, 2019

Now I know that there is only so much grilled chicken you can eat before you feel like you are becoming a chicken and you are in the need of flavor! Myself, I enjoy flavor of Chinese food. I found this recipe and the flavor really hits the spot!! I hope you enjoy it!!

PREP TIME: 15 mins

COOK TIME: 15 mins

TOTAL TIME: 30 mins

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry made with lean white meat and lots of broccoli in a ginger and garlic stir-fry sauce that's an easy and quick weeknight meal or the perfect meal prep recipe for easy lunches all week long.

Ingredients

1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce (or use gf soy sauce*) 1/2 cup chicken broth*

1 tablespoon cornstarch

2 tablespoons mirin

1 tablespoon sugar

2 teaspoons sesame oil

1/4 teaspoon white pepper

1 tablespoon canola oil (divided)

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 tablespoon minced ginger

1 pound chicken breast (sliced very thinly) 2 cups broccoli florets

sesame seeds as garnish (if desired)

Instructions

  • In a large measuring cup or bowl add the soy sauce, chicken broth, cornstarch, mirin, sugar, sesame oil and white pepper and whisk until everything is completely dissolved.
  • In a large skillet add one teaspoon canola oil on medium-high heat and cook half the chicken until just cooked through, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Repeat with the second half of the chicken and an additional teaspoon of oil.
  • Remove the chicken to a plate.
  • Add in the remaining oil, garlic and ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds until very fragrant but not browned.
  • Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the sauce, whisking well.
  • Add in the broccoli and let the sauce cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • Add in the chicken and stir well to coat.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.
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