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Chinese Five Spice Chicken with Vegetable Stir-Fry

August 10, 2017

Chinese Five Spice Chicken with Vegetable Stir-Fry

It's time to surprise your family with a fantastic meal in this Chinese Five Spice Chicken with Vegetable Stir-Fry. Not only it tastes great, it's healthy too!

Serves 4


  • 1.5 lbs chicken breast, cut into even size cubes
  • 1 tsp Chinese Five spice
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt


  • 1 yellow bell pepper
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1 bunch baby broccoli (broccolini)
  • 4 tsp olive oil, divided
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds


  • 3 tbsp soy sauce (tamari for GF, coconut aminos for Paleo)
  • 2 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch (or arrowroot)
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tsp fresh ginger, minced



    1. Prepare chicken. Add chicken, five-spice and salt in a bowl. Using a spoon or your hands, combine to coat chicken with spices.
    2. Prepare veggies. Cut bell peppers in stripes, then cut these stripes in half. Make carrot ribbons using a vegetable peeler and cut broccolini in smaller florets.
    3. Prepare sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk together sauce ingredients.
    4. Once everything is ready, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large non-stick skillet over high heat. When oil is hot, add chicken and cook for 5-6 minutes or until chicken is almost cooked. Remove from skillet.
    5. Add another 2 teaspoons of olive oil. Add veggies and stir fry for about 2 minutes. They should be crispy, pay attention not to overcook them.
    6. Put chicken back to the skillet and pour sauce. Cook for 1 minute, stirring.
    7. Serve immediately with jasmine rice** and sprinkle with sesame seeds.


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    Source: Notenoughcinnamon


    Photo Credit to: Notenoughcinnamon

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