TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1/2 cup quick-cooking barley
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 2 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 2 cups fresh broccoli florets
  • 2 green onions, sliced
  • 2 cups diced cooked chicken
  • 1/2 cup unsalted peanuts, optional

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 149 calories, 4g fat (0g saturated fat), 28mg cholesterol, 273mg sodium, 18g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 11g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.


  1. Prepare barley according to package directions. In a small bowl, combine water, soy sauce and cornstarch; set aside. In a large skillet or wok, saute garlic in oil for 15 seconds. Add carrots; stir-fry for 1 minute. add broccoli and onions; stir-fry for 2-3 minutes. Stir in soy sauce mixture; simmer and stir for 1 minute or until thickened. Add chicken an barley; heat through. Stir in peanuts if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Barley Saute in Country Chicken Cookbook 1995, p45

Reviews for Broccoli Barley Saute

5 Star
4 Star
3 Star
2 Star
1 Star
Please Log In or Join to add a rating and review.
Click stars to rate
Any changes to your rating or review will appear where you originally posted your review
Loading Image
Loading Image