Skillet Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

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Lena Mills Modified: March 21, 2022
Skillet Sesame Chicken and Broccoli Recipe

How To Make Skillet Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

Fill your belly up with this hearty and savory sesame chicken and broccoli, that’s tossed and lusciously coated in a sweet-tangy sauce, for a tasty meal!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 25 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 4medium chicken breasts,boneless skinless, chopped into 1½-inch pieces
  • 4tbspcorn starch
  • 2cupsbroccoli florets,steamed or boiled until just tender

For Sauce:

  • 6tbsphoney
  • 4tbspketchup
  • 3tbspsugar
  • 1tbspbrown sugar
  • 2tbspwhite vinegar
  • 3tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tspgarlic powder
  • 2tbspcold water
  • 2tbspcorn starch
  • sesame seeds,for topping

Instructions

  1. Combine the chicken and 4 tablespoons of corn starch in a large resealable bag and shake to coat.

  2. Whisk together the honey, ketchup, sugar, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic powder and set aside.

  3. Drizzle a pan with oil and add the chicken. Sauté over medium heat for 5 to 6 minutes until browned.

  4. Add the broccoli and pour the sauce over the top. Continue to stir over medium heat for 4 to 5 minutes longer until chicken is cooked through.

  5. In a small bowl, whisk together the cold water and corn starch. Add to pan and stir until the sauce thickens.

  6. Sprinkle with sesame seeds, serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 523.03kcal
  • Fat: 16.32g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.66g
  • Trans Fat: 0.18g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 6.67g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.51g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.18g
  • Fiber: 0.39g
  • Sugar: 41.11g
  • Protein: 38.75g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 936.83mg
  • Calcium: 48.30mg
  • Potassium: 627.48mg
  • Iron: 2.09mg
  • Vitamin A: 99.43µg
  • Vitamin C: 33.95mg
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