Chicken and Broccoli with Peanut Sauce

Chicken and Broccoli with Peanut Sauce

It's all about the sauce with this family-friendly dinner.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
15 min 15 min 30 min 4

Ingredients


1/2 cup Peanut butter, natural (for sauce)
1/4 cup Coconut aminos, Coconut Secret (for sauce)
2 tbsp Lime juice (fresh) (for sauce)
1 tbsp Apple cider vinegar (for sauce)
1 tbsp Sesame oil (toasted, for sauce)
1 tbsp Honey (for sauce)
1/2 piece, 1-inch Ginger root (peeled and chopped, for sauce)
1 clove(s) Garlic (peeled, for sauce)
1 tbsp Coconut oil
2 breast Chicken breast, boneless, skinless (cubed)
1 pinch Salt and pepper
1 tbsp Coconut oil
6 cup Broccoli florets
1/2 tsp Salt (to taste)
1/2 tsp Black pepper (to taste)

Instructions


1. To make your peanut sauce, blend peanut butter, coconut aminos, lime juice, vinegar, sesame oil, honey, ginger and garlic until smooth. (If you don’t have a blender, mince the ginger and garlic and then whisk all of the ingredients together very well.) Set aside.

 

2. Melt the coconut oil over medium heat in a large skillet. Add the chicken cubes and sprinkle with a small amount of salt and pepper. Cook until browned on the outside and no longer pink in the center, about 5-10 minutes. (Time depends on how small you cubed your chicken. If you need them to cook faster, make them smaller.)

 

3. Removed the cooked chicken from the pan and cover it to keep it warm. Turn the heat up just a bit and add coconut oil to the pan. When it melts, add the broccoli and sprinkle it with a little bit of salt and pepper. Toss the broccoli to coat it in the coconut oil and then add a few tablespoons of water. Cook until the broccoli is bright green and crisp tender, about 4-5 minutes.

 

4. Add the chicken back into the pan with the broccoli and turn off the heat. Add the peanut sauce and stir to coat evenly. Serve immediately. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 487
Calories from fat 253
Calories from saturated fat 82
Total Fat 28.1 g
Saturated Fat 9.1 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 7.1 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.0 g
Cholesterol 66 mg
Sodium 841 mg
Potassium 870 mg
Total Carbohydrate 21.9 g
Dietary Fiber 2.7 g
Sugars 5.9 g
Protein 37 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion


Meat 1.3
Meat Alternative 1.0
Vegetables 1.4

Energy sources


Pygal18%427.02374839302865120.913364315356252%412.54400552838916276.492025402294330%308.853146668301143.6367080397127218%52%30%CarbohydratesFatProtein

Notes:

Quick Tips:

No coconut aminos?

You can use soy sauce or tamari instead. You may need to use a little bit less as they tend to be more salty.

Safety

Never eat poultry that is raw, or not cooked through. Internal temperature of chicken breast pieces should be 165F or 74C degrees.


Nutritional Highlights:

Chicken breast

High in lean protein, it helps to build muscle and boost metabolism.

Broccoli

Broccoli is a good source of vitamin K and calcium, two vital nutrients for maintaining strong, healthy bones.

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