April 14

Chicken Teriyaki with Broccoli

Blog, Cooking, Recipes


This stir-fry dish has it all:

Chicken, vegetable and a great sauce, plus it can be made ready in just 20 minutes.

Active Time: 10 min – Start to Finish: 20 min


  • 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breasts, chopped into bite-size pieces
  • 2 medium brunch of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 2 red bell peppers, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • ½ cup green onions, chopped, whites and greens kept separate
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • Water
  • Sugar
  • Cornstarch
  • Extra-Virgin Olive Oil
  • Kosher Salt & Pepper


In a large frying pan, add 2 Tbs oil over medium-high heat, then add the chicken, 2 tsp salt and pinch of pepper and cook until golden brown and full cooked, about 5-6 minutes. Remove to a bowl.

To the same pan add 3 Tbs oil over medium-high heat and add the garlic and white part of the green onions and cook for 30 seconds. Add the bell peppers and broccoli and cook for 1 minute. Add 3 Tbs water and cover with aluminum foil and to steam the vegetables for 4 minutes until tender.

In a bowl whisk together the soy sauce, ½ cup water, 2 Tbs cornstarch and 1 Tbs sugar. Add the sauce and chicken to the pan and cook for 2-3 minutes until the sauce is thickened. You can adjust the sauce as needed with a bit of sugar or soy sauce as needed. Serve stirfry topped with green onions.

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Eric Horwitz

About LIFT

Eric founded LIFT Enrichment in 2010 because he wanted to help young kids develop their culinary skills so they could make healthy foods for friends and family for the rest of their lives.  He has worked with kids for over 15 years and enjoys their energy and enthusiasm for learning new things.  Eric studied abroad in Italy while at UCLA and discovered a passion for cooking.  

Eric Horwitz, Ceo of Lift

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