Garlic Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

Garlic Chicken and Broccoli

  • Author: Lindsay // Tipps in the Kitch
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 30 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x


  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 12 inch pieces
  • 1 white onion, thinly sliced
  • 34 c broccoli florets
  • 3 tsp minced garlic
  • 2 1/2 T soy sauce (or coconut aminos)
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced (or ginger paste from Trader Joe’s)
  • 1 T rice wine vinegar
  • 1 T hoisin sauce
  • 1 T brown sugar
  • 1 T toasted sesame oil
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 8 oz can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • 3 T vegetable or grapeseed oil
  • 4 Green onions, green parts only, sliced at diagonal
  • Sesame seeds, as garnish
  • Jasmine Rice for serving (Can sub cauliflower rice)


  1. In a small mixing bowl, combine garlic, ginger, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, hoisin sauce, sugar, sesame oil, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper, stir to combine.
  2. Heat 1-2 T vegetable or grapeseed oil in a large non stick skillet or WOK over high heat. When the oil is hot, add onion and broccoli florets and saute for a 2-3 minutes until bright green but still slightly crisp. Transfer to a plate.
  3. Reheat another T of oil in skillet or WOK. When hot, add the chicken and cook until no longer pink. (3-4 minutes)
  4. Add the sauce, broccoli florets, and water chestnuts to skillet and toss to combine. Cook another few minutes.
  5. Taste and season with more salt and pepper if needed. Transfer stir fry to a serving platter, and garnish with sesame seeds and green onions.
  6. Option to serve with Jasmine or Cauliflower rice.

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