Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

My go-to..

Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

when I’m craving Chinese food but want to know the ingredients I’m eating. It’s pretty quick to make and a healthy alternative to the restaurant version. I came across this recipe on a while back and updated it slightly by adding broccoli.. quite delicious!

1/4 cup unbleached flour or 1/4 cup or all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground black pepper
4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves, cut into 2 inch 4 inch strips
2-4 cups broccoli
1/4 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon dark sesame oil
2 tablespoons sesame seeds, toasted

1 In a gallon-size plastic bag, combine flour, salt and pepper
2 Add chicken, seal bag, and shake well to coat
3 Coat a large nonstick skillet with nonstick spray and warm over medium-high heat
4 Add chicken to skillet and cook, stirring, for 3 to 4 minutes, or until no longer pink
5 Add broccoli and cook until soft
6 Transfer to a plate
7 Reduce heat to medium
8 Combine soy sauce and sugar in the skillet
9 Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sugar dissolves
10 Add oil and sesame seeds
11 Add chicken and chives
12 Toss and serve immediately

Photo: Food Network


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