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Keto Chinese Chicken and Broccoli

Just because you're on a Keto diet, doesn't mean you have to give up your favorite foods. This Keto Chinese Chicken and Broccoli has all the flavors you love with only 4 net carbs per serving.

Course Dinner, keto
Cuisine Chinese, keto, low carb
Keyword keto chinese chicken and broccoli
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into strips
  • 2 cups Raw broccoli florets
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame oil
  • 1 tbsp Olive oil
  • ¼ cup Chicken broth
  • ½ cup Soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp Swerve brown sugar substitute
  • 3 tsp Minced garlic
  • 1 tsp Ginger paste
  • 1 tbsp Sesame seeds
  • ¼ tsp Xanthan gum optional

Instructions

  1. Heat the sesame and olive oils in a skillet over medium-high heat on the stove.
  2. Add the chicken to the heated skillet, and cook for 3-5 minutes on each side until completely cooked through and browned. Remove the chicken from the skillet and keep warm.

  3. Add the broccoli florets to the skillet, reduce the heat to medium, and cover to steam until the broccoli is cooked to your liking.

  4. Add the chicken back to the skillet with the broccoli.
  5. In a bowl, mix together the chicken broth, soy sauce, brown sugar substitute, minced garlic and garlic paste until well combined.

  6. Pour the sauce mixture over the broccoli and chicken and toss to coat.
  7. If you would like a thicker sauce, sprinkle the xanthan gum into the sauce and stir before pouring into the skillet.

  8. Cook for a few more minutes to allow the flavor to soak into the chicken and broccoli.
  9. Sprinkle with sesame seeds before serving.