Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Prepare this healthy Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry in less than 30 minutes and enjoy an easy chicken dinner even on busy weeknights! Serve it over rice or choose cauliflower rice for a low carb meal!
two bowls of Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry on a bed of rice

It’s Monday and it’s time for another reveal day for the Secret Recipe Club! Each month, a blogger is secretly assigned another blogger and chooses a recipe to make.

On reveal day (today for my group!), all our posts go up at the same time and we discover who was assigned our blog and which recipe she decided to try. Fun!

This month, I was assigned A Taste of Madness, run by the lovely Cathleen!

Cathleen is a Canadian living in Toronto, math teacher by day and baker extraordinaire by night.

Can I admit that I really hated math at school? I was just so bad at it! Cathleen, if you have students like me in your class…I am sorry! haha.

overhead shot of two bowls of Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry on rice

Now, A Taste of Madness is mostly a baking blog, with every sweet treat you could dream of (cookies, pies, tarts, and other delights) but this chicken and broccoli stir-fry caught my eye instantly.

You know me, I love quick and easy chicken recipes.

The original recipe actually calls for broccoli + snow peas but for some reasons, snow peas were nowhere to be found the day I was grocery shopping. So this chicken and broccoli stir-fry is just that – chicken and broccoli!

Would you believe that I had this healthy and nourishing chicken dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes (25 to be precise!)?

How awesome is that? Thanks, Cathleen for this chicken and broccoli stir-fry recipe!

You can make this Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry paleo by using coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, and arrowroot powder instead of cornstarch.

Make this a low carb chicken dinner by omitting the honey and serving it with cauliflower rice instead of rice. Please note that broccoli is naturally high in carbs.

close up of Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry served in a grey bowl with rice

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Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

You can prepare this healthy Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry in less than 30 minutes making it the perfect easy chicken dinner for busy weeknights! Serve it with some rice or cauliflower rice to soak up the delicious brown sauce. 

Course Main Course
Cuisine American, Chinese
Keyword chicken recipes, easy chicken dinner, easy dinner ideas, healthy chicken and broccoli stir-fry, stir-fry recipes
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 227 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chicken stock divided
  • 3 tbsp soy sauce tamari for gluten free
  • 2 tsp honey
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger powder
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 lb chicken breast 450 g, cut into bite-sized cubes
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 cups broccoli cut into florets (about 1 large head)
  • 2 tsp cornstarch

Instructions

  1. In a bowl, mix together 3/4 cup chicken stock, soy sauce, honey and ginger. Set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil in a non-stick skillet over medium-high heat. Add chicken and minced garlic and cook, stirring often, until chicken is no longer pink outside, about 2 minutes. (You don't want the chicken to cook all the way through).

  3. Pour chicken stock mixture into the pan, bring to a boil and cook until liquid has reduced to about half.

  4. Add broccoli and cook for another 3-4 minutes, stirring often.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together remaining chicken stock (1/4 cup) and cornstarch. Pour into skillet, bring to a boil and cook until the sauce starts to thicken. Serve immediately. (side suggestion: rice or cauliflower rice)

Recipe Notes

  • MAKE IT PALEO: use coconut aminos instead of soy sauce, and arrowroot powder instead of cornstarch.
  • MAKE IT LOW CARB: you can omit honey and serve this with cauliflower rice instead of rice. Please note that broccoli is naturally high in carbs.

Recipe adapted from A Taste of Madness

Nutrition Facts
Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 227 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 9%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 74mg 25%
Sodium 1002mg 42%
Potassium 798mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 13g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Sugars 5g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 12%
Vitamin C 100.6%
Calcium 5.4%
Iron 8.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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17 Comments
  1. What a wonderfully looking dish to whip up during the week. Broccoli would have to be my favourite vegetable at the moment, so this dish is making me hungry! 🙂

    1. I love playing with numbers now (analytics and stuff like that) so we’re certainly making progress haha! Thanks again for this recipe Cathleen 🙂

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