Sesame Chicken With Broccoli Recipe

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SESAME CHICKEN WITH BROCCOLI

Eileen Simon

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@eileen6715

Meal is delicious and easy to prepare


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Serves:

4

Prep:

45 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2 c
broccoli florets
6 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/2 tsp
freshly ground pepper
2 lb
boneless, skinless chicken thighs, breasts or mix, trimmed, patted dry cut into 1 1/2" chunks
4 Tbsp
olive oil
5 Tbsp
honey
4 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
3 Tbsp
rice wine vinegar
1 Tbsp
sriracha
1 clove
garlic, finely grated
1 tsp
finely grated ginger
3/2 tsp
toasted sesame oil
2 Tbsp
toasted sesame seeds
2
scallions, thinly slice
2 tsp
kosher salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Set a steamer basket in a medium pot with 1" water, cover pot, and bring water to a boil. Uncover and steam broccoli until crisp-tender, 5-6 minutes. Drain and set aside
2
Whisk cornstarch, pepper and 1 1/2 teaspoons salt in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat
3
Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil in a large skillet over high. Add half of the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and a light brown crust forms, about 5 minutes. Transfer to a plate
4
Heat remaining olive oil, cook remaining chicken and transfer to a plate
5
Combine honey, soy sauce, vinegar, Sriracha, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, 1 tablespoon sesame seeds and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a medium bowl.
6
Transfer sauce to a skillet and cook 1 minute to reduce slightly.
7
Return chicken to skillet, toss in sauce to coat, and cook until sauce is reduced and thickened, about 2 minutes. Fold in reserved broccoli, toss to coat and remove from heat
8
Top with scallions and remaining sesame seeds. Serve with rice on the side

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian