Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry made with lean white meat and lots of broccoli in a ginger and garlic stir-fry sauce that's an easy and quick weeknight meal or the perfect meal prep recipe for easy lunches all week long.
Yield: 4 servings
4.96 from 70 votes

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry Recipe

Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Chinese, Japanese
Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry made with lean white meat and lots of broccoli in a ginger and garlic stir-fry sauce that's an easy and quick weeknight meal or the perfect meal prep recipe for easy lunches all week long.

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce (or use gf soy sauce*)
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth*
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons mirin
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil (divided)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon minced ginger
  • 1 pound chicken breast (sliced very thinly)
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • sesame seeds as garnish (if desired)

Instructions

  • In a large measuring cup or bowl add the soy sauce, chicken broth, cornstarch, mirin, sugar, sesame oil and white pepper and whisk until everything is completely dissolved.
  • In a large skillet add one teaspoon canola oil on medium high heat and cook half the chicken until just cooked through, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
  • Repeat with the second half of the chicken and an additional teaspoon of oil.
  • Remove the chicken to a plate.
  • Add in the remaining oil, garlic and ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds until very fragrant but not browned.
  • Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the sauce, whisking well.
  • Add in the broccoli and let the sauce cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
  • Add in the chicken and stir well to coat.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

Notes

*check labels for gluten-free

Nutrition

Serving: 1cup, Calories: 249kcal, Carbohydrates: 14.6g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 0.7g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 766mg, Fiber: 1.6g, Sugar: 6.2g
Freestyle Points: 4
Points +: 6