Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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This fast chicken and vegetable stir-fry dinner beats takeout any day!

chicken and broccoli stir-fry
Photo:

BHG / CARA CORMACK

Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
4

This easy chicken and broccoli stir-fry is so easy to make, you won't even need to think about grabbing a takeout menu for dinner tonight. Enjoy the chicken and veggies over noodles, rice, or your favorite grain. Serve with hoisin sauce for added flavor or some sriracha for a bit of spice.

Ingredients

  • ½ cup water

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoon hoisin sauce

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger

  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil

  • 1 pound broccoli

  • 1 yellow sweet pepper

  • 2 tablespoon cooking oil

  • 12 ounce skinless, boneless chicken, cut into bite-size pieces

  • 2 cup chow mein noodles or hot cooked rice

Directions

  1. For sauce, in a small bowl stir together water, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, cornstarch, ginger, and sesame oil. Set aside.

  2. Cut flowerets from broccoli stems and separate flowerets into small pieces. Cut broccoli stems crosswise into 1/4-inch slices. Cut pepper into short, thin strips.

  3. In a wok or large skillet heat 1 tablespoon of the cooking oil over medium-high heat. Cook and stir broccoli stems in hot oil for 1 minute. Add broccoli flowerets and sweet pepper; cook and stir for 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove from wok; set aside.

  4. Add remaining oil to wok or skillet. Add chicken; cook and stir for 2 to 3 minutes or until no longer pink. Push chicken from center of wok. Stir sauce; pour into center of wok. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Return cooked vegetables to wok. Stir together to coat. Cook and stir 1 minute more or until heated through. Serve over chow mein noodles or rice. If desired, garnish with toasted sesame seed and serve with additional hoisin sauce. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

378 Calories
16g Fat
31g Carbs
29g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 378
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 3g 15%
Cholesterol 49mg 16%
Sodium 877mg 38%
Total Carbohydrate 31g 11%
Protein 29g
Vitamin C 160.6mg 803%
Calcium 80.8mg 6%
Iron 2.3mg 13%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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