Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

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Myrtle Hanson Modified: March 28, 2022
Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

How To Make Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fry

Whip up a batch of this classic chicken stir-fry for lunch today! It comes with crunchy broccoli and a sweet and savory sauce for a more well-balanced meal.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • cupsoy sauce
  • ¼cupbrown sugar
  • ½tspground ginger
  • 1pinchred pepper flakesto taste
  • 2tbspwater
  • 2tbspcornstarch
  • 2tbspvegetable oilto taste
  • 3chicken breasthalves, boneless, cut into chunks
  • 1onionsliced
  • 3cupsbroccoli florets

Instructions

  1. Stir the soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger, and red pepper flakes together in a bowl until the sugar has dissolved in the liquid.

  2. Mix water and cornstarch together in a small bowl, then stir with a whisk until the cornstarch dissolves completely.

  3. Heat the oil in a large skillet over high heat.

  4. Fry the chicken and onion in the hot oil for 5 to 7 minutes, until the chicken is no longer pink in the center and the onion is tender.

  5. Stir the broccoli with the chicken and onion, then saute for 5 minutes, until the broccoli is hot.

  6. Push the chicken and vegetables mixture to the side of the skillet.

  7. Pour the soy sauce mixture into the vacant part of the skillet.

  8. Stir the cornstarch slurry into the soy sauce mixture until well mixed.

  9. Move the chicken and vegetables back into the center to the pan.

  10. Saute for 5 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the chicken and vegetables.

  11. Serve, and enjoy!

Nutrition

  • Calories: 515.66kcal
  • Fat: 26.06g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.34g
  • Trans Fat: 0.25g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 13.44g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.29g
  • Carbohydrates: 27.35g
  • Fiber: 1.26g
  • Sugar: 13.73g
  • Protein: 43.52g
  • Cholesterol: 111.36mg
  • Sodium: 3247.51mg
  • Calcium: 92.28mg
  • Potassium: 941.37mg
  • Iron: 2.99mg
  • Vitamin A: 148.48µg
  • Vitamin C: 69.26mg
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