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chicken with broccoli stir fry
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chicken with broccoli stir fry

This recipe for chicken and broccoli stir fry is a classic dish of chicken sauteed with fresh broccoli florets and coated in a savory sauce.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chicken with broccoli stir fry recipes
Servings: 2
Calories: 133kcal
Author: Luda huang

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast cut into 1 inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 egg large
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch divided
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

Instructions

  • Sprinkle chicken cubes with 1 tablespoon cornstarch. Combine egg in a medium-sized shallow bowl. Combine remaining cornstarch, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a separate shallow bowl. Whisk to combine.
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  • Add chicken cubes in batches to the egg and then dip in cornstarch bowl. Repeat with all chicken cubes.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon of oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the broccoli and cook for approximately 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender.Add the ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 30 seconds more. Remove the vegetables from the pan; place them on a plate and cover.
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  • Add the remaining tablespoon of oil and coated chicken cubes to the large skillet over medium to medium-high heat. Cook for 6-8 minutes, or until chicken is almost cooked through. Add broccoli back into the skillet until heated through.
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  • In a bowl whisk together sugar and soy sauce. In a small bowl mix the cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water.
  • Pour the soy sauce mixture over the chicken and vegetables; cook for 30 seconds. Add the cornstarch and bring to a boil; cook for 1 more minute or until sauce has just started to thicken. Serve immediately, with rice if desired.
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Nutrition

Calories: 133kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 751mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 5mg