Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

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Julienned carrots and broccoli florets brighten this delectable dish from Kris Lundberg of Baldwin, Wisconsin. "This is a guilt-free meal," she informs. "The fat content is minimal, there's no reason not enjoy dessert afterward!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into thin strips
  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 2 medium carrots, julienned
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3-1/4 cups water, divided
  • 3 teaspoons chicken bouillon granules
  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 421 calories, 4g fat (1g saturated fat), 66mg cholesterol, 1123mg sodium, 59g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 2g fiber), 33g protein Diabetic Exchanges:3 starch, 2-1/2 lean meat 2 vegetabl


  1. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry chicken in oil until no longer pink. Remove and keep warm. stir-fry the carrots and broccoli for 3-4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove and keep warm.
  2. Add 3 cups water to the pan; bring to a boil. Add bouillon; stir until dissolved. Reduce heat. Add soy sauce, ginger, chicken and vegetables; cook for 5 minutes or until heated through. Combine the cornstarch and remaining water until smooth; stir into pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Serve over rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Broccoli Chicken Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p8

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Reviewed Aug. 28, 2014

"Enjoyed this!!"

Reviewed Jul. 9, 2014

"This was easy and I had all the ingredients on hand, no shopping. I added extra soy sauce and garlic powder based on other reviews. Nice flavor."

Reviewed May. 28, 2014

"This was pretty good and easy. I served it with pan fried noodles and rice. Next time I will add more ginger and pepper flakes. Overall, would recommend!"

Reviewed Nov. 12, 2013

"I added an oriental vegetable mix. Delicious!! will surely keep this one!"

Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

"Useful weeknight recipe. Added garlic powder and paprika to chicken while cooking. Sauce needs more ginger and soy sauce."

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