Ginger Chicken Recipe

Ginger Chicken Recipe

How To Make Ginger Chicken

Serve a hearty meal in 30 minutes with this delicious ginger chicken. It’s tossed with broccoli florets in a savory sauce made with broth and oyster sauce.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



  • 1lbchicken breast,boneless skinless, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1tbspvegetable oil,plus 1 tsp
  • cupssmall broccoli florets
  • 1tbspfresh ginger,minced
  • 1tspgarlic,minced
  • ¼cupoyster sauce
  • ¼cuplow sodium chicken broth,or water
  • 1tspgranulated sugar
  • 2tsptoasted sesame oil
  • 1tspsoy sauce
  • 2tspcornstarch
  • salt and pepper,to taste


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the broccoli and cook for approximately 3 to 4 minutes or until broccoli is tender.

  2. Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds more.

  3. Remove the vegetables from the pan; place them on a plate and cover to keep warm.

  4. Wipe the pan clean with a paper towel and turn the heat to high. Add the remaining tablespoon of oil.

  5. Season the chicken with salt and pepper, and add them to the pan in a single layer. Do in batches if needed.

  6. Cook for 3 to 4 minutes per side until golden brown and cooked through.

  7. Add the broccoli mixture back to the pan and cook for 2 more minutes or until the vegetables are warmed through.

  8. In a bowl, whisk together the oyster sauce, chicken broth, sugar, sesame oil, soy sauce, and cornstarch.

  9. Pour the sauce mixture over the chicken and vegetables and bring to a boil; cook for 1 more minute or until the sauce has just started to thicken.

  10. Serve immediately, with rice if desired.


  • Calories: 280.30kcal
  • Fat: 16.53g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.63g
  • Trans Fat: 0.15g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.81g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.86g
  • Carbohydrates: 7.09g
  • Fiber: 0.27g
  • Sugar: 1.11g
  • Protein: 25.42g
  • Cholesterol: 72.57mg
  • Sodium: 650.21mg
  • Calcium: 39.33mg
  • Potassium: 402.75mg
  • Iron: 1.30mg
  • Vitamin A: 77.29µg
  • Vitamin C: 31.33mg
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