Chicken with Broccoli

This is a really light, healthy and easy one-dish wonder. This recipe is based on Martin Yan’s Beef broccoli recipe. It’s a great quick meal for a weeknight and impressive enough to serve to a crowd too. You can use any veggies for this recipe such as asparagus, green beans etc.


Chicken with Broccoli

Serves 4



2 tsps. dry sherry or Chinese rice wine 

1 tsp. soy sauce 

2 tsps. cornstarch 


1 lb. chicken breast, thinly sliced across the grain 

1 tsp. minced fresh ginger 

2 tsps. chopped garlic 

1/4 cup chicken stock 

2 Tbsps. oyster sauce 

1 Tbsp. Chinese rice wineor dry sherry 

1 Tbsp. dark soy sauce

2 crowns broccoli, separated into florets 

2 tbsps. vegetable oil 

1 tsp. cornstarch dissolved in 2 teaspoons water

Marinate chicken

• Stir the rice wine, soy sauce, cornstarch, and ginger together in a medium bowl until the cornstarch is dissolved.

• Stir the chicken in the marinade until coated.

• Let stand for 10 minutes.
 Prepare the sauce:

Stir the chicken stock, oyster-flavored sauce, rice wine, and soy sauce together in a bowl.

• Cook the broccoli in a small pot of boiling water until tender-crisp, about 1 minute.

• Drain thoroughly and plate.


• Heat a wok over high heat until hot.

• Add the oil and swirl to coat the sides.

• Add the garlic and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.

• Add the chicken and stir-fry until no longer pink, about 2 minutes.

• Add the sauce and bring to a boil.

• Pour in the dissolved cornstarch and cook, stirring, until the sauce boils and thickens, 30 seconds to 1 minute.

• Transfer to platter atop the broccoli and serve immediately.


6 thoughts on “Chicken with Broccoli

    • Hi Radhika,
      Thank you! Use any white wine….always save left over white wine for cooking!!
      See you in del

  1. Look forward to seeing u in delhi….love ur site…ur sister in law Sonal introduced us to this site…see u soon..

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