Minimal prep time makes for an easy, net nutritious and delicious dinner.
Chicken and broccoli are often featured in decadent, calorie-rich meals like casseroles and stir-fries. But they also form a mouthwatering match in healthy dishes like our Chicken Strips with Broccoli Supper.
Wholesome ingredients like chicken breast strips and broccoli florets are cooked to completion and combined with savory spices and bold garlic. Chewy chicken tastes delicious next to tender, flavorful broccoli in this super healthy low-carb meal.
This easy recipe is perfect for on-the-go days when you find yourself rushing out the door. The dish also calls for minimal prep. Dinner doesn’t have to be unhealthy to be fast and simple!
Quick Chicken Strips with Broccoli Dinner
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion small, chopped
- 1 head broccoli florets
- 4 boneless and skinless chicken breasts cut into 1-1/2 inch strips
- 1 teaspoon dried basil or 1 tablespoon fresh basil
- 2 garlic cloves minced
- 1/2 cup chicken broth
- 1 teaspoon dried oregano or 1 tablespoon fresh oregano
- 1 teaspoon dried thyme or 1 tablespoon fresh thyme
- 1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- Place olive oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 5 to 8 minutes, until softened and translucent. Add broccoli and chicken strips and cook for 3 minutes, flipping, until broccoli is bright green and strips are browned on both sides.
- Add garlic and cook for 30 seconds. Add chicken broth, herbs, salt, and pepper, and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes, until chicken is cooked through.
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How will the points change now with free styling and the change in points for chicken?
Barb, We haven’t gotten to the free styling as we have way over 1K recipes. It’s on our “to do” list. 🙂
i am new hello. this is a great recipe. i live alone and was wondering if i can have this recipes for one?:)
Hi! Yes, you can reduce this recipe for only one serving. However, this would be a great recipe to prepare and save the extras for future meals. It would be a great recipes to freeze!
Hi can I use leftover roasted chicken for this recipe.
Karen, Sure that would work. YUM! 🙂
I don’t see how you come up with 7 smartpoints. The only item with point value would be the olive oil and maybe the chicken broth??
Hi Janice, you are correct. This recipe should only be 2 points! I’ve edited the nutrition info with the correct points.