Chicken and broccoli is a quick and delicious way to feed everyone on a weeknight. This nutritious meal takes less than 30 minutes and just one pan, even when making your own stir fry sauce.Chicken and broccoli is a quick and delicious way to feed everyone on a weeknight. This nutritious meal takes less than 30 minutes and just one pan, even when making your own stir fry sauce.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Asian, International
Keyword chicken and broccoli, chicken and broccoli stir-fry
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 25minutes
1lbsboneless skinless chicken thighs or chicken breast
1/2Tbsp starchcorn starch or tapioca starch or potato starch
1/2tspred pepper flakes
Wash broccoli and cut into bite-size florets.
Cube chicken thighs and season with sea salt and pepper.
Peel and finely chop garlic.
Preheat a large pan over medium heat and once hot add a little oil or butter or a mix of both and then brown cubed chicken in it until golden. Remove and set aside.
Add broccoli florets, chopped garlic, and chicken stock and bring to a boil, once boiling, reduce heat to low, cover the pan and cook/steam the broccoli for 5 minutes.
Remove the broccoli from the pan and set aside.
Add ginger paste, soy sauce, honey, vinegar to the pan and in a separate small bowl mix starch with water, then add slurry to the pan and stir until everything is well combined. Increase heat to medium and let simmer constantly stirring until the sauce thickens.
Once the sauce thickened, add chicken and broccoli back into the pan and give it a last quick mix and remove from heat.
Serve over brown rice and sprinkle with sesame seeds and red pepper flakes.