Original article: https://www.spoonfulofflavor.com/2018/10/08/garlic-sesame-chicken-stir-fry/
Servings: 6 (If you don’t have a big family or hungry kids, then you will be very happy as you enjoy the leftovers for lunch the following day)
Yield: 5 SERVINGS prep time: 15 MINS cook time: 20 MINS total time: 35 MINS
Garlic Sesame Chicken Stir Fry is an easy meal that’s on the table in 30 minutes or less and boasts an authentic Chinese stir-fry flavor! Skip take out to make this healthier stir fry at home.
salt & pepper to taste
FOR THE MARINADE:
450g boneless skinless chicken breast thin sliced
½ cup low sodium soy sauce
¼ cup honey
2 tablespoons rice vinegar
1 tablespoon ginger grated
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 tablespoons sesame oil
3 cloves garlic minced
½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
FOR THE STIR FRY:
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 large carrot sliced
½ onion sliced
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup mushrooms sliced
1 bell pepper thinly sliced
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup roasted nuts
½ tablespoons sesame seeds
Cauliflower fried rice / Normal rice / Noodles
Place chicken in zipper bag. Mix marinade in a bowl, then pour in the bag. Marinate in refrigerator for at least 15 minutes.
Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in a large frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook and stir carrots, onion, broccoli, mushrooms, bell pepper, frozen peas until just tender, about 5 minutes. Remove vegetables from skillet and keep warm.
Remove chicken from marinade, reserving liquid. Heat 1 tablespoon sesame oil in frying pan over medium-high heat. Cook and stir chicken until slightly pink on the inside, about 2 minutes per side.
Return vegetables and reserved marinade to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook and stir until chicken is no longer pink in the middle and vegetables are tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in sesame seeds. Serve over cauliflower rice and garnish with scallions and roasted nuts.