Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

You’re a skillet away from this delicious Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry! In this quick and easy Southeast Asian-inspired recipe, all the magic occurs in a single pot and yields a highly nutritious dish bursting with flavor. Crisp, tender chicken accompanied by juicy broccoli is bathed in a mouthwatering sauce.

This ultra-simple dish offers a great source of lean protein and packs a boatload of vitamins. Broccoli also contains anti-inflammatory detoxification properties. Pair the dish with a side of brown rice for a wholesome dinner and enjoy!

Chicken and Brocolli Stir-Fry Recipe

4 servings

Chicken and Brocolli Stir-Fry Recipe


Yields: 4 servings | Calories: 256 | Total Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 475mg | Carbohydrates: 15g | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 6g | Protein: 11g | SmartPoints: 8


  • 2 teaspoons sesame seeds
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce, optional Tamari
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon
  • 2 tablespoons sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch or flour
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 chicken breast filets, cubed
  • 1 medium onion, coarsely chopped
  • 1 (1-inch) ginger root, peeled and finely chopped
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper


  1. Whisk together soy sauce, honey, lemon juice, sesame oil, and cornstarch. Set mixture aside.
  2. Over medium-low heat in a large skillet or wok, toast sesame seeds for 2 minutes, or until fragrant. Place toasted seeds in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add olive oil to the same skillet, turn to medium heat and cook chicken until lightly golden. Add onions, ginger, broccoli, and pepper. sauté for 4 minutes. Reduce heat to medium-low, add soy sauce mixture and toss to combine. Cook until sauce is desired thickness, but no more than 5 minutes. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and serve. Enjoy!
  4. Enjoy Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry with brown rice or quinoa.

More Healthy One-Pot Dishes to Enjoy:

One-Pot Chicken Paella

One-Pot Southwestern Quinoa Bake

One-Pot Spaghetti Puttanesca

One-Pot Coconut Curry Shrimp

One-Pot Meal Balsamic Chicken, Carrots, and Lentils

One-Pot Black Pepper Chicken

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2 Comments on "Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry"

  1. alex  August 27, 2017

    Great recipe! Family loved it. I didn’t use lemon but it still turned out great! Thank you.

  2. Hannah  December 2, 2017

    This recipe is fantastic! I am dieting and this doesn’t taste at all like diet food. The internet is a great thing sometimes, ey? Thanks Ms. Dumlao-Giardana!!!


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