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Chicken – Broccoli Stir Fry

Chicken broccoli stir fry

02 Chicken breasts (diced into bite size)
02 Scallions (fine sliced)
03 Garlic cloves (minced)
2T. Ginger (minced)
2T. Red pepper (fine sliced)
3T. Oil
2C. Broccoli florets (medium)
3T. Stir fry sauce

For stir-fry sauce:

⅔C. Soy sauce
⅔C. Oyster sauce
½C. Chicken broth
⅓C. Spicy vinegar or rice vinegar
3 ½ T. Sugar
1T. Sesame oil (optional)
2T. Corn flour


In a wok heat some oil and sauté chicken until it’s slightly brown. Leave aside.

Heat some more oil in the same wok and sauté the broccoli for few minutes. It should retain its color and crispness.

Now add ginger, garlic, scallions and pepper to the wok with broccoli and toss until aromatic.

Add the chicken pieces and stir in the sauce, tossing it along to merge the flavors.

Check for salt and serve with jasmine rice.

Chicken broccoli stir fry
Will be doing a veggie version soon…!

Rigatoni with broccoli sauce

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2C. Rigatoni or any small pasta
4C. Broccoli florets
2C. Broccoli stems (peeled & chopped)
02 Garlic cloves
3T. Olive Oil
1T. Lemon zest
1C. Parmesan cheese (grated)


Start cooking pasta; 3 minutes before it’s done, add broccoli florets.

Once cooked, drain & reserve ½ cup pasta water.

In a food processor, finely chop broccoli stems and garlic.

Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat and add chopped stems and lemon zest; cook for 3 – 4 minutes. Now add 1 more cup of water and cook for 5 more minutes.

Mix in cheese, pasta, florets and reserved pasta water.

Cook till it gets a saucy consistency.

Serve hot.