Sriracha Chicken Broccoli Skillet

By Rena |

Sriracha Chicken Broccoli Skillet – so delicious! All made in one pan, this keto chicken recipe is so packed with protein and fiber, loaded with flavor, so easy to make, and ready in just about 20 minutes!

Sriracha Chicken in a skillet

This Sriracha Chicken and broccoli recipe is a quick and easy one-skillet meal that can be put together in just 20 minutes for those busy weeknights dinners. Made with simple ingredients, it is so flavorful and low in carbs. We spiced it up by using Sriracha seasonings by The Fit Cook. It has a sweet and tangy flavor to it and blends so well with chicken, giving it a nice kick in the flavor department.

If you’re looking for other delicious recipes with broccoli, why hot also try my Broccoli Chicken Fritters and my Healthy Broccoli Shrimp Alfredo!

why you’ll love this sriracha chicken and broccoli skillet

  • Succulent and delicious chicken. Seasoned with mouthwatering spices and pan-seared for crispy edges while staying tender in the middle.
  • A healthy skillet meal. Protein-packed chicken, nestled with nutrient-rich broccoli, is nutritious and delicious!
  • An easy weeknight meal. A handful of kitchen staples, this goes from pantry to table in 20 mins.

ingredients you’ll need

  • Chicken Breast
  • Sriracha Seasoning Blend
  • Onion Powder
  • Garlic Powder
  • Olive Oil
  • Salt & Pepper

how to make this sriracha chicken broccoli skillet

  • Season the chicken – In a bowl, add olive oil and seasonings along with the cubed chicken.
  • Cook the broccoli – Cut the broccoli into florets and cook in boiling water for 2 mins.
  • Cook the chicken – In a nonstick skillet, add chicken and cook for 4-6 mins, until cooked through.
  • Combine – Add the broccoli to the pan and simmer for 3-4 mins.
  • Serve and enjoy!
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raw chicken with seasoning in a bowl
chicken in a skillet with broccoli

recipe notes and tips

  • Make sure to use a large skillet, or you can use a wok.
  • Don’t overcook the broccoli! You want some bite in your broccoli, only a couple of minutes are needed.
  • Use an ice bath on the broccoli after boiling it, to avoid it continuing to cook.
  • You can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled to serve more, or for meal prep.
  • For a different flavor, you could use shrimp or even thinly sliced flank steak, in place of the chicken.
  • You can add other veggies to this dish, mushrooms would work great. You might want to sautee them first and add them back in with the broccoli after the chicken is cooked through.
  • For an even spicier kick, add in some crushed chili flakes.
  • Top with some fresh parsley for a pop of freshness.

faq’s

what’s the best way to cook broccoli?

Time to cook the broccoli. You are wondering how to cook broccoli? There are two ways. Either place the whole broccoli head into boiling water for about 2-3 minutes and then cut them into florets, drain and set aside. Or cut the broccoli into florets first, then cook in boiling water for about 1-2 minutes. You don’t want to overcook the broccoli.

What to serve with chicken and broccoli

This Keto chicken and broccoli recipe can be enjoyed as is or you can have the following with it:

  • Noodles or Zoodles. To keep it low carb and keto, enjoy it with zoodles (spiralized zucchini)
  • Quinoa or brown rice
  • More grilled veggies
  • Couscous or barley
  • Cauliflower Mash
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Can you freeze sriracha chicken and broccoli

Chicken and broccoli can be stored in the freezer for up to 3 months. Place in an airtight container and once you are ready to eat again, remove the night before and place it in the fridge to defrost. You may also use the microwave to defrost and reheat before serving.

overhead shot of chicken broccoli

Is sriracha Chicken and Broccoli Healthy

Chicken and broccoli can be made healthy by using clean and healthy ingredients. Chinese chicken and broccoli takeout may not be as healthy as what you make at home knowing what goes into the meal you are preparing. Chicken and broccoli calories vary between 150-600 calories depending on how it is prepared and what it is served with.

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Sriracha Chicken Broccoli Skillet

Easy to make chicken recipe loaded with flavor and ready in just 20 minutes.
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
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Total Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 164kcal
Author: Rena

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Chicken Breast skinless, boneless, cut into bite sizes
  • 1 Tbsp Sriracha Seasoning Blend I used the Fit Cook Brand
  • 1 Tsp Onion Powder
  • 1 Tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Place the chicken in a bowl and add the olive oil and seasonings along with salt and pepper. Mix and set aside while you cut and cook the broccoli.
  • Cook broccoli for about 2 minutes. Remove the broccoli from boiling water and place it into a cool water bath to prevent them from continuing to cook.
  • In a non-stick skillet, add the chicken and cook for about 4-6 minutes over medium heat until cooked throughout. Mix occasionally.
  • Place the broccoli over the chicken. Lower the heat and allow it to simmer for another 3-4 minutes. Serve and enjoy.

Notes

  • Make sure to use a large skillet, or you can use a wok.
  • Don’t overcook the broccoli! You want some bite in your broccoli, only a couple of minutes are needed.
  • Use an ice bath on the broccoli after boiling it, to avoid it continuing to cook.
  • You can also use boneless skinless chicken thighs.
  • This recipe can easily be doubled to serve more, or for meal prep.
  • For a different flavor, you could use shrimp or even thinly sliced flank steak, in place of the chicken.
  • You can add other veggies to this dish, mushrooms would work great. You might want to sautee them first and add them back in with the broccoli after the chicken is cooked through.
  • For an even spicier kick, add in some crushed chili flakes.
  • Top with some fresh parsley for a pop of freshness.

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 24g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 132mg | Potassium: 429mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 34IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg
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