Chicken & Broccoli; a recipe from

Chicken & Broccoli; a recipe from

This fast and easy one-pot chicken and broccoli recipe is coated in a sweet and savory sauce with plenty of ginger and garlic for a weeknight dinner that beats take-out. This dish comes together in 20 minutes with minimal prep work; plus, it’s a total crowd-pleaser


  • 1/2clow-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3creduced-sodiumsoy sauce
  • 3cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. honey
  • 2 tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp. finely grated peeled ginger
  • 2 tsp. toasted sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp. neutral oil
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken thighs or breasts, cut into 1/2" pieces 
  • 2 medium heads broccoli, cut into bite-sized florets
  • Cooked brown or white rice and toasted sesame seeds, for serving
  • Directions

      1. Step 1In a small bowl, whisk broth, soy sauce, garlic, honey, cornstarch, ginger, and sesame oil until cornstarch is dissolved.
      2. Step 2In a large skillet or wok over high heat, heat neutral oil. Cook chicken, undisturbed, until it easily releases from pan, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir and continue to cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown on all sides and just cooked through, about 5 minutes more. Transfer to a plate.
      3. Step 3In same skillet over medium-low heat, toss broccoli in broth mixture. Cover skillet and let broccoli steam until crisp-tender, 2 to 3 minutes.
      4. Step 4Uncover and return chicken and any accumulated juices to skillet. Cook, stirring, until sauce is thickened and chicken and broccoli are well coated, 1 to 2 minutes more.
      5. Step 5Divide rice among plates or bowls. Spoon stir-fry over. Top with sesame seeds.
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