Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry made with lean chicken and masses of broccoli in a ginger and garlic stir-fry sauce that’s a smooth and brief weeknight meal or the ideal meal prep recipe for simple lunches all week lengthy.


INGREDIENTS
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce, or use of soy sauce *
1/2 cup chicken broth *
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 mirin tablespoons
1 tablespoon sugar
2 sesame oil teaspoons
1/4 teaspoon white pepper
1 tablespoon canola oil, divided
1 tablespoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon minced ginger
1 pound chicken breast, sliced very thinly
2 cups broccoli florets
sesame seeds as garnish, if desired


INSTRUCTIONS
In a large measuring cup or bowl add the soy sauce, chicken broth, cornstarch, mirin, sugar, sesame oil, and white pepper and whisk until everything is completely dissolved.
In a large skillet add one teaspoon canola oil on medium-high heat and cook half the chicken until just cooked through, about 2-3 minutes on each side.
Repeat with the second half of the chicken and an additional teaspoon of oil.
Remove the chicken to a plate.
Add in the remaining oil, garlic, and ginger and cook for 30-45 seconds until very fragrant but not browned.
Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the sauce, whisking well.
Add in the broccoli and let the sauce cook for 2-3 minutes until thickened.
Add in the chicken and stir well to coat.
Garnish with sesame seeds if desired.

NOTES
* check labels for gluten-free
Serving: 1cup, Calories: 249kcal, Carbohydrates: 14.6g, Protein: 27g, Fat: 9g, Saturated Fat: 0.7g, Cholesterol: 73mg, Sodium: 766mg, Fiber: 1.6g, Sugar: 6.2gBlue Smart Points: 3Green Smart Points : 6Purple Smart Points: 3Points +: 6