Asian Hot-Sweet Chicken with Broccoli

Asian Hot-Sweet Chicken with Broccoli

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  • ¼

    cup packed brown sugar

  • 3

    tablespoons soy sauce

  • 1

    teaspoon ground ginger

  • 1

    teaspoon crushed red pepper

  • 1

    pound chicken breast, cubed

  • 2

    tablespoons vegetable oil, divided

  • 1

    pound broccoli, cut into bite-sized pieces

  • ½

    cup chicken broth, divided

  • 1

    tablespoon cornstarch

  • Sesame seeds, optional


In zip-lock bag, combine sugar, soy sauce, ginger and pepper. Add chicken to coat. Cover and marinate for 2 hours or overnight. In large skillet or wok, stir-fry broccoli in 1 tablespoon hot oil over medium-high heat for 1 minute. Add 1/4 cup broth, cover and steam 1 minute. Remove broccoli. Stir-fry chicken in 1 tablespoon hot oil until cooked, 3 - 5 minutes. Add broccoli. Combin cornstarch and remaining 1/4 cup broth; stir into chicken mixture. Stir-fry just until hot and sauce is thickened and glossy. Serve over rice.


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