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Stir-fried chicken broccoli

Recipe for Chicken and Broccoli Stir-fry

Stir-fry chicken with broccoli at its rightful crispy yet tender level in a well-thickening sauce that deeply amplify the oriental sensation. Enjoy this stir-fry dish hot over steamed or fried rice and any kind of pasta/noodle.
Course Entree
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4
Author Victoria


  • 1 lb chicken ribs meat or breast
  • 5 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 cups mixed vegetable optional- reduce broccoli if used
  • 3 scallion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 cup chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp veggies oil
  • 2 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp roasted sesame


  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock
  • 1 Tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp mushroom seasoning


  • Wash and cut the chicken to your prefer size (e.g. 1-inch cube, chunk, etc.)
  • Crush or mince garlic.
  • Chop and Separate the green and white parts of scallion.
  • Chop broccoli into equal pieces.
  • In your wok or saute pan over high heat, add 1 Tbsp veggies oil and half the crushed garlic. Stir to lightly brown the garlic.
  • Add broccoli (and optional veggies mix if used) and 1 Tbsp oyster sauce. Stir quickly to mix well about 2 minutes.
  • Add 1 cup of chicken stock and cook until broccoli a little bit harder than desired tenderness(cover for 2 minutes if need).
  • Stir a few times in between and Transfer broccoli (with liquid and all) to another container.
  • Put that same wok/saute pan back onto heat source.
  • Add 1 Tbsp of veggies oil, remaining crushed garlic and the chopped white part of scallion.
  • Saute a few minutes till garlic brown and scallion soften, then add chicken.
  • Now add 2 Tbsp soy sauce and 1 tsp sugar. Stir chicken well to mix.
  • When the chicken is brown a little bit and its liquid reduced (not burnt), add the liquid from the cooked broccoli. Stir and cook for 3-5 minutes until chicken are fully-cooked.
  • Meanwhile, prepare the sauce by whisking all the sauce ingredients in a separate container till fully mix.
  • Add back the broccoli, stir a few times to mix with chicken.
  • Pour the prepared sauce (while stirring its container to make sure no cornstarch residue on bottom) into wok/sauce pan.
  • Stir the chicken and sauce mixture well to fully incorporate. You will notice that the sauce become thick and more sauce-like now.
  • Remove from heat and sprinkle some roasted sesame or ground pepper.
  • Serve hot.