Chinese Chicken and Broccoli


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1 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

2 tsp honey

2 tsp sesame oil

2 tbsp soy sauce

1 tsp cornstarch

Stir Fry:

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4 cloves of garlic, roughly chopped

1/4 cup chicken broth (or water if unavailable)

2 tbsp cooking oil, separated

1 crown of broccoli, cut into florets

1 tbsp oyster sauce

1 tsp sesame oil

Salt, to taste


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In a small bowl, I combine the chicken with honey, sesame oil, soy sauce, and cornstarch. I allow the chicken to marinate for at least half an hour, or overnight for better flavor.

Heat 1 tbsp of cooking oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. I add the chicken and garlic, stir-frying for about 5 minutes until mostly browned. I remove it from the heat and set it aside.

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In the same skillet, I add another tbsp of oil, chicken broth, and broccoli. I cook it on medium heat, covered for 1 minute. Then, I uncover and stir-fry for about 2 more minutes or until the broccoli is as tender as I prefer. For me, it should turn to a vibrant green.

I add the chicken back into the cooking pan/wok, along with oyster sauce and sesame oil. I stir fry everything together to mix well.

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I remove it from the heat and serve! I recommend it with white rice.

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