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Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

Easy Chicken & Broccoli Stir-Fry (Low-Carb, Keto)

  • Author: Irena Macri
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main
  • Method: Stir-fried
  • Cuisine: Chinese-Australian
  • Diet: Gluten Free


Quick and easy, Chinese-style chicken broccoli stir-fry that is low-carb, keto, and gluten-free friendly. Serve as is, with cauliflower rice, regular rice, noodles, or quinoa (nutrition notes for all options provided above). 


  • 2 large chicken breasts, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 1 large head of broccoli, cut into half florets
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon diced or minced ginger
  • 2 large cloves garlic, diced or minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Tamari sauce (or coconut aminos or soy sauce)
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil


  • Prepare chicken. Cut chicken breasts into strips and then cut those into bite-sized pieces. Sprinkle lightly with a little salt and pepper (white pepper is ideal for Chinese flavours).
  • Prepare broccoli. Cut broccoli into half florets and leave small ones whole. Dice the ginger and garlic and measure out the sauces (mix them in one bowl for ease). 
  • Stir-fry broccoli. Heat a tablespoon of olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the broccoli (cut side down) and cook for 2 minutes covered with a lid. This will help to steam the broccoli while also frying the bottom. Uncover, flip over and cook for 1-2 more minutes. Remove to a plate and set aside.
  • Stir-fry the chicken. Add another tablespoon of oil to the skillet and cook the chicken for 3 minutes on the first side and 3 minutes on the second side. Remove to a plate and set aside. 
  • Add aromatics & finish the stir-fry. Add the butter, ginger and garlic to the skillet on medium-high. Cook for about 1 minute or until it’s starting to turn golden and aromatic. Return the chicken and broccoli and pour in the sauces. Stir fry for about a minute together and serve. 


See Ingredients notes above for sauces and substitutions.


  • Serving Size: About 1-1.5 cups
  • Calories: 335
  • Sugar: 2.8 g
  • Sodium: 1151.6 mg
  • Fat: 16.3 g
  • Carbohydrates: 12.5 g
  • Fiber: 4.2 g
  • Protein: 36.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 106.9 mg

Keywords: Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry, Chicken Broccoli, Stir Fry, Chinese, Oyster Sauce Chicken Broccoli, Low Carb, Keto, Gluten-Free

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