Hoisin chicken and broccoli stir-fry

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PREP TIME

10 min

Makes

2 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 7 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 head broccoli , or 3 cups frozen broccoli
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 red onion
  • 2 skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp water
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tsp hot chili-garlic sauce , or Tabasco sauce
  • vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp bottled minced ginger
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 tsp dark sesame oil , optional

Instructions

  • If using fresh broccoli, peel stalks and cut off tough ends. Thickly slice stalks, then cut florets into bite-size pieces. Thinly slice carrot diagonally. Slice onion into thin strips. Cut chicken into bite-size strips. In a small bowl, stir hoisin with water, rice vinegar and chili-garlic sauce. Lightly coat a large frying pan with vegetable oil and set over medium-high heat. Add onion and chicken. Stir often until chicken loses its pink colour, about 4 minutes. Add ginger, broccoli, carrot and tomatoes. Pour in hoisin mixture. Stir often until vegetables are tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Taste and stir in sesame oil. Great with steamed rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 252,
  • Protein
  • 40.3 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.2 g,
  • Fat
  • 7.8 g,
  • Fibre
  • 9.8 g,
  • Sodium
  • 705 mg.

Sticky stir-fried chicken with crisp broccoli, vibrant carrot and cherry tomatoes is just the ticket for a speedy weeknight meal.