Chicken with Broccoli

Healthy and Easy Chinese Food Recipe Series

This recipe is finely selected by China Travel Golden Route and sponsored by ChineseFoodDIY.


Serves 4


  • 2 whole chicken breasts
  • 1 large head or 2 small heads broccoli
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tsp sherry
  • 2 tsp corn flour
  • 1 cup good chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
Grated fresh ginger to taste. I use about 2 tbsp (keep fresh ginger in the freezer, and when required grate it straight from freezer)
1/2 cup cashew nuts or blanched almonds
Crisp Fried Rice noodles or Orgran Rice Pasta


  • Cook noodles or pasta.
  • Skin the chicken, cut into pieces.
  • Wash broccoli and break into small stalks.
  • Combine salt, browning, and sherry in a bowl, mix well.
  • Heat oil in wok, add ginger, stir fry 1 minute.
  • Add chicken, stir fry 1 minute.
  • Add sauce mixture and broccoli, bring to boil, stirring, reduce heat, cover and simmer 3-4 minutes, adding more stock if necessary.
  • Add nuts, serve on noodles or pasta.

Per Serving (excluding unknown items):

  • 277 Calories;
  • 14g Fat (44.1% calories from fat);
  • 28g Protein;
  • 10g Carbohydrate;
  • 2g Dietary Fiber;
  • 72mg Cholesterol;
  • 587mg Sodium.

Source: " Real & Healthy Chinese Cooking" - Nicholas Zhou's cookbook with 500+ low carb and low fat recipes with 170+ colorful pictures. Based on a master chef's 40 years of cooking practice and 4 years of writing and research, it has helped 12,800 people worldwide improve their health.

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