Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

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 This Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry is a quick and healthy dish perfect for a weeknight dinner. Packed with juicy chicken and nutrient-rich broccoli, it's stir-fried with garlic and a savory sauce that's sure to delight anyone looking for a delicious, low-calorie meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free option)
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: sesame seeds for garnish

Instructions

  1. Prepare Ingredients: Slice the chicken into thin strips. Cut broccoli into florets.
  2. Cook Chicken: Heat olive oil in a large pan over medium heat. Add garlic and sauté for about 1 minute. Increase heat to high, add chicken, and cook until it starts to brown.
  3. Add Broccoli: Add broccoli to the pan and stir-fry for about 3 minutes. Pour in the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and the cornstarch mixture. Cook for another 2 minutes or until the sauce has thickened and the broccoli is tender yet crisp.
  4. Season and Serve: Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve hot, garnished with sesame seeds if desired.

Nutritional Information

Calories: 300 per serving
Protein: 35g
Fat: 9g
Carbohydrates: 15g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 5g

Health Benefits

  • Protein-Rich: Provides a high amount of protein from chicken, essential for muscle growth and repair.
  • Rich in Vitamins: Broccoli is loaded with vitamins C and K, essential for immune health and bone health respectively.
  • Low in Calories: An excellent meal option for those looking to manage their calorie intake effectively.
  • Dietary Fiber: Helps in digestion and promotes a feeling of fullness, aiding in weight management.

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