Tuesday, 5 June 2018

Garlic Chicken Stir Fry

Cubes of chicken are cooked with colorful veggies and tossed in a flavorful garlic sauce for a meal that's way better than take out! Thank you The Recipe Critic

1 tablespoon + 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, divided use
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup mushrooms, halved
1 yellow bell pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced
1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch pieces
salt and pepper to taste
4 cloves of garlic, minced
¾ cup chicken broth
1½ teaspoons sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
2 teaspoons cornstarch

  • Place 1 teaspoon of oil in a large pan and heat over medium high heat.
  • Add the broccoli, mushrooms and bell pepper to the pan. 
  • Cook for 5-6 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  • Remove the vegetables from the pan; transfer to a plate and cover with foil to keep warm.
  • Wipe the pan clean with a paper towel, then heat the remaining tablespoon of oil over high heat.
  • Add the chicken to the pan in a single layer and season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Cook for 3-4 minutes per side, or until chicken is browned and cooked through.
  • Lower heat to medium, add the garlic and cook for 30 seconds.
  • Add the vegetables back to the pan.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the chicken broth, sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil and cornstarch,
  • Pour the sauce over the chicken mixture and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 1-2 minutes or until sauce has just thickened.
  • Serve immediately, with steamed rice if desired

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