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Ginger Lime Chicken with Broccoli

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Forget the Chinese takeaway this week and try this speedy meal. Lean, light and luscious, these chicken strips are coated in ginger, lime and soy sauce - without any additional salt. Done and dusted in under 30 minutes, you won't be able to resist this succulent ginger-lime chicken with broccoli.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Main
Servings: 4 people
Author: Shahzadi Devje
Ginger lime chicken with broccoli on a white plate

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 30 g ginger grated
  • 4 cloves garlic medium, finely chopped
  • 3 chicken breast cut into thin strips
  • 1/2 onion white, thickly sliced
  • 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 lime Juice and zest
  • 1 broccoli medium, 8-10 florets
  • 1 tsp sesame seeds

Instructions

  • In a pan, on medium heat, add 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Add in ginger and garlic and stir until light brown. Be careful not to burn
  • Add the chicken, stir and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add onion, soy sauce, juice and zest of lime and cook for 10 minutes or until the chicken is cooked through
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds
  • To make the broccoli, add 1 tbsp oil and 1 tbsp of soy in a pan, on medium/high heat. Once heated, add the broccoli and stir continuously and continue to cook on high heat. You want to keep the broccoli crunchy and avoid overcooking it
  • Serve with chicken and other vegetables on the side

Notes

  • Make sure you choose quality ingredients
  • Be careful not to burn the garlic or ginger or they will turn bitter
  • Add some fresh chilli if you'd like it to have a spicy kick
  • Don't overcook the broccoli it should still have some bite
  • Leftovers can be stored in the fridge or freezer
Nutrition Facts
Ginger Lime Chicken with Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 8g
Cholesterol 116mg39%
Sodium 775mg32%
Potassium 586mg17%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 49g98%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 34.7mg42%
Calcium 20mg2%
Iron 0.5mg3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Please note the nutritional analysis values are estimates and suggestions. This nutrition facts table does not know your life - your body, including your hunger and satiety cues, change daily. It's okay to eat more or less. Say no to food guilt and instead embrace mindful eating.