Skillet Sesame Chicken & Broccoli

Hey hey everybody it’s Tiffany from Creme de la Crumb and I’ve got one amazing meal to share with you today!!!!! <— see all those exclamation points? I can hardly contain my excitement here.


The best thing about this dish – wait. scratch that. I almost said the best thing about this dish is that it takes only 30 minutes but I think in all reality the very best thing about this dish is how darn tasty it is because that sweet and savory sesame flavor is out of this world yummy.


So I guess the second best thing about this dish is that it takes just 30 minutes (maybe even a little less??) and you just can’t beat that when you are making a home cooked meal that is equally as tasty as take-out but much better for you in the health department. {Not to mention cheaper when feeding your whole family}




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Skillet Sesame Chicken & Broccoli
Recipe type: Main Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Serves: 4
  • 4 medium boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into 1½ inch pieces
  • 4 tablespoons corn starch
  • 2 cups broccoli florets, steamed or boiled til just tender
  • 6 tablespoons honey
  • 4 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons white vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 tablespoons cold water + 2 tablespoons corn starch
  • sesame seeds, for topping
  1. Combine chicken and 4 tablespoons corn starch in a large resealable bag and shake to coat.
  2. Whisk together honey, ketchup, sugar, brown sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic powder and set aside.
  3. Drizzle a pan with oil and add chicken. Saute over medium heat for 5-6 minutes until browned. Add broccoli and pour sauce over the top. Continue to stir over medium heat for 4-5 minutes longer until chicken is cooked through.
  4. In a small bowl whisk together cold water and corn starch. Add to pan and stir until sauce thickens. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and serve.


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