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We're big fans of the Chinese takeaway, so we're always looking for slimming friendly alternatives. Enter Chinese Chicken and Broccoli!


Servings

4

Total time

30 minutes

Cuisines

Asian

Courses

Dinner


Ingredients

  • 2 chicken breasts (diced)
  • 1 head broccoli (cut into small florets and slice the stems or 1 pack of tenderstem broccoli)
  • 6 spring onion (chopped)
  • 1 onion (sliced)
  • 2 carrots (peeled and cut into strips)
  • 200 g button mushrooms (quartered)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar (or white wine vinegar with a little sweetener added)
  • 1 clove garlic (crushed)
  • ½ tsp fresh ginger (minced)
  • sea salt
  • ¼ tsp ground black pepper
  • 200 ml chicken stock (made up using 1 stock cube and 1 stock pot)
  • low Calorie Cooking Spray


Method

  1. Heat up a wok or decent sized frying pan, and spray with low calorie cooking spray
  2. Add the diced chicken, season and cook until browned, remove from the pan and set aside
  3. Spray with a bit more low calorie cooking spray, then add the onions, garlic, ginger and mushrooms
  4. Stir and cook until they are browned and starting to soften
  5. Add the carrots, spring onions and broccoli stalks
  6. Return the chicken to the pan, stir in the dark soy sauce, oyster sauce and rice vinegar
  7. Pour in the stock, stir well and allow to simmer on a high heat, stirring occasionally until the sauce reduces and thickens slightly
  8. Check the chicken is cooked. Serve with an accompaniment of your choice!
  9. View the recipe instructions at pinchofnom.com

Diets

Low carb

Contains allergens

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