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honey jalapeño chicken & broccoli

9-Ingredient Honey Jalapeño Chicken & Broccoli

This easy, 9-ingredient dinner comes together so quickly and packs major flavor. It tastes just like your favorite Chinese takeout but is made only with ingredients your body will love!
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4


  • Large skillet, such as a cast iron
  • Measuring cups
  • Measuring spoons
  • Bowl or plate
  • cutting board
  • sharp knife


  • 2 lbs chicken breast
  • 1 tbsp arrowroot starch
  • 2 tbsp avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp minced ginger
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 minced medium jalapeño, deseeded
  • 1/4 cup coconut aminos
  • 1 cup vegetable or chicken broth
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 head broccoli, chopped


  • Pound chicken breasts until 1/4 inch thick
  • Slice chicken breast into 1/2 inch slices on the diagonal
  • Heat large skillet on medium heat, add 2 tbsp avocado oil & continue to heat for 1-2 minutes
  • Add slices of chicken to the pan, being sure not to crowd, and cook for 3-4 minutes per side, until browned. Remove and set aside on plate. Continue to cook chicken in batches until it is all done
  • Whisk together ingredients for the sauce: minced garlic, jalapeño & ginger, 1 cup broth, 1/4 cup coconut aminos, 2 tbsp raw honey, 1 tablespoon arrowroot starch
  • Add 1 tbsp of avocado oil to the skillet, and cook broccoli for 3-4 minutes, until halfway cooked
  • When broccoli is halfway cooked, add the chicken back to the skillet and turn to LOW
  • Whisk the sauce together one more time and then pour the sauce into the skillet, stirring and cooking for about 3-5 minutes until the sauce has thickened.
Keyword dinner, easy, flavorful, healthy, simple