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Easy Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe


This recipe for chicken and broccoli stir fry is a non-classic dish of chicken sautéed with fresh broccoli florets and coated in a simple savory sauce. You can have a healthy and easy dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 25 minutes



Ingredients

Chicken and Broccoli:

·         1 chicken breast (boneless skinless), cut into small pieces

·         2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil,

·         1/2 small broccoli cut into florets (about 3cups)

Savory sauce

·         1/3 cup low sodium chicken broth

·         1Tbsp low sodium soy sauce 

·         1 Tbsp honey

·         1 Tbsp sesame oil

·         1 tsp fresh ginger paste

·         1 tsp garlic grated

·         ¼  tsp black pepper plus more to season chicken

·         ¼ tsp chili flakes( for extra spicy lovers)

Seasoning

·         ¼ tsp thyme n basil seasoning

·         ¼ tsp toasted sesame seeds

·         Salt to taste

 




Preparation & Cooking

1.    In a small bowl, combine all of the sauce ingredients and whisk to dissolve honey. Set sauce aside.

2.    Cut chicken into small bite-sized pieces and season lightly with pepper. 

3.    Marinate the chicken in half of the sauce mix for 30 minutes (if u have time in hand).

4.    Heat a wok over medium-high heat. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil. Spread  chicken in a single layer and let it sit for 1 minute then stir fry for another 5-7  minutes or just cooked thoroughly then remove in a dish keep aside.

5.    In the same Wok, add 1 Tbsp oil along with washed broccoli florets, Stir fry 3-4  minutes or broccoli is crisp-tender then reduce heat to medium/low.

6.    Add the leftover sauce and Simmer 3-4 minutes or until sauce is thickened and garlic and ginger are mellowed in flavor. To thin the sauce, add water a tablespoon at a time.

7.    Return chicken to the pan and stir another 30 seconds or until heated through. Add more soy sauce to taste if needed and serve it as a side dish or a complete healthy meal.

8. Season with thyme and basil add a pinch of salt. you are Good to Go.

9. Finally, garnish with toasted sesame seeds.

 I make this chicken and broccoli stir fry very often.

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