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Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

This Easy Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry is a quick family friendly dinner that creates tender pieces of chicken and broccoli all bathed in a simple sauce. Serve it over some rice and you have homemade take out that is perfect for busy weeknights.
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Chinese
Keyword: easy chicken and broccoli stir fry
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 6
Author: Heather


  • 2 pounds chicken breast, boneless and skinless, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups sliced carrots, ⅛-¼ inch thick
  • cup soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon dried chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 2 tablespoons corn starch


  • In a medium measuring cup, whisk together the soy sauce, sesame oil, onion flakes, honey and corn starch. Set sauce aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium-high heat. Add sliced chicken and sauté until golden brown and cooked through, about 5 minutes. Remove chicken from skillet and set aside.
  • Add the sliced carrots to skillet with 1 tablespoon of water. Cook for 4-5 minutes just until the edges start to soften.
  • Stir in the broccoli florets and cook for another 3-4 minutes until broccoli starts to soften.
  • Add the chicken back to the skillet and stir everything together. Push the chicken and veggies to the sides of the skillet leaving a well in the middle.
  • Pour the sauce into the middle of the skillet and stir it all together cooking for 2-3 minutes and until thickened.
  • Serve over rice and garnish with toasted sesame seeds.



Calories: 322kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 37g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 97mg | Sodium: 1666mg | Potassium: 960mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 7551IU | Vitamin C: 59mg | Calcium: 58mg | Iron: 2mg
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