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broccoli and chicken stir fry

Recipe by
Carolyn Haas
Whitewater, WI

Need to figure out what to do with left over Chinese take-out? This worked for me!

yield 2 -3
prep time 20 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For broccoli and chicken stir fry

  • 2 Tbsp
    ponzu sauce
  • 2 tsp
    lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    sesame oil
  • 1
    chicken breast, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
    grape seed or any neutral oil
  • 1
    head broccoli
  • 1/2 md
  • 1
    jalapeño pepper
  • 1
  • 1-2 clove
    garlic, thinly sliced
  • soy sauce, to taste
  • 1 tsp
    minced ginger from a tube
  • 1 tsp
    lemongrass from a tube
  • garlic salt, to taste
  • 3/4 c
    leftover sauce from Chinese take-out, or cornstarch/water/soy sauce slurry
  • 1 1/2 c
    cooked rice (I used left over)

How To Make broccoli and chicken stir fry

  • 1
    Put ponzu sauce, lemon juice and sesame oil in a small bowl. Add chicken, stir to cover. Let it sit while you get veggies ready.
  • 2
    Cut broccoli into florets, dice onion, deseed and dice jalapeño and cut carrots.
  • 3
    Heat oil in large wok or pan. Add chicken and saute, then add veggies. Saute until onions start to become translucent. Add garlic and stir. Add any left over marinade from the chicken. Add soy sauce, ginger and lemongrass. Taste to see if you need the garlic salt.
  • 4
    Continue to cook and add left over Chinese take out sauce. Add to chicken and veggie mixture. Stir until thickened.
  • 5
    Stir in the rice or serve over rice.