Stir Fried Chicken with Broccoli & Carrot

These days chicken preparations come in every imaginative way to fit into our daily diet. These are often not very spicy unlike the traditional dishes. I also keep experimenting with chicken and the current recipe ideally can be touted as a “any time” chicken recipe. Light and healthy, here chicken lives happily with broccoli and carrot and ready to raise your food nutritious value quite a few folds.

Stir Fried Chicken with Broccoli & Carrot

Stir Fried Chicken with Broccoli & Carrot

Ingredients to serve 2 :

  1. Chicken breast – 200 gm. (cut into thin slices)
  2. Broccoli – 10-15 small florets
  3. Carrot – 1/3 of a small carrot (cut into thin slices)
  4. Garlic paste – ½ teaspoon
  5. Pepper powder (black/white) – ½ teaspoon
  6. Cornflour – 1 tbspoon + 1 teaspoon
  7. Salt to taste
  8. Cooking oil – 3 tbspoon
  9. Spring Onion for garnishing

For Brown Sauce :

  1. Ginger (minced) – 1 teaspoon
  2. Garlic (minced) – 1 teaspoon
  3. Green onion root – 1 (cut into small pieces)
  4. Soy sauce – 2 tbspoon
  5. Oyster sauce – 1 tbspoon
  6. Vinegar – 1 tbspoon
  7. Sugar – ½ tbspoon
  8. Oil – ½ teaspoon
  9. Chicken/vegetable stock (hot) – 1 cup

Procedure :

Mix all the ingredients mentioned for ‘brown sauce’ in a bowl, let it cool and strain. Discard the roots and use the liquid as brown sauce.

Marinate the chicken with salt, pepper powder, garlic paste and 2 tbspoon of water for 10-15 minutes. After that add 1 tbspoon cornflour and ½ tbspoon of oil, mix well and keep aside.

Stir 1 teaspoon of cornflour in 1 tbspoon of water and keep aside.

In a pot of boiling water add ½ teaspoon of salt and the broccoli florets. Cook for 1 minute, remove with a slotted spoon and keep aside.

Heat 2-3 tbspoon of oil in a wok or kadai and fry the marinated chicken for 1 to 2 minutes. Evenly cook both sides of the chicken slices.

Add sliced carrot and fry for 1-2 minute.

Add broccoli and fry for another 1-2 minute.

Add brown sauce, cornflour dissolved in water and ½ teaspoon of oil.

Coat well the chicken and vegetables with the sauce and stir fry for further 1 minutes.

Check for salt and add if necessary. Sprinkle over the spring onion and put the gas off.

Serve hot with fried rice or plain rice.

Note :

  1. Plain water can also be used instead of chicken/ vegetable stock.

 

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