One Pan Chicken and Broccoli in Garlic Sauce
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Serves: 4
Garlic Sauce:
  • 4 tbsp oil
  • 3 green onions, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp minced garlic or garlic paste
  • 3 whole dried red chilies
  • 2.5 tsp crushed red chili flakes
  • 5 tsp white granulated sugar
  • 1.25 tsp ginger paste
  • ¼ tsp black pepper powder
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 cups water
  • 5 tsp corn starch
  • 1 tbsp red wine vinegar or rice wine vinegar
Chicken and Broccoli:
  • 2 chicken breasts, cleaned and chopped in small pieces
  • 1 large head of broccoli, washed, cleaned and separated in small florets
Garlic Sauce:
  1. In a deep heavy pot add oil. Once hot, add finely chopped green onion, garlic paste, dried red chili and crushed red chili flakes and saute until fragrant for about 3-5 minutes.
  2. To it add ginger paste, soy sauce, black pepper and mix. Add water, sugar and red wine vinegar and bring it to a boil.
  3. In a small bowl add corn starch and few tbsps of the spice mix from pot and mix. Add this cornstarch mix back to the pot. Stir continously using a whisk until cornstarch is evenly mixed. In about 10-15 minutes the sauce should start to thicken.
  4. Add chicken pieces and keep simmering the sauce along with chicken. Once chicken is almost cooked, add broccoli pieces and cook for another 3-5 minutes.
  5. Serve with plain white rice.
Recipe by Naive Cook Cooks at