I was so inspired by the new Whole30 Fast and Easy book because I love the idea of quick weeknight eating, and if you have the supplies in advance, you can have dinner in under 15 minutes. Broccolini! If you are not currently eating it, it’s an absolute must. It”˜s the tastier cousin of broccoli. If you don’t see it in your market, talk to your grocer and develop a rapport–foodies want to help other foodies! It’s quite flavorful with turmeric powder, smoked paprika, and granulated garlic, but there are so many ways to switch it up so by all means, do! By the way, make extra, because tomorrow I will show you how to make a fantastic breakfast with the leftovers.

 

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Chicken and broccolini stir fry in a white platter

Spiced Chicken with Broccolini Stir Fry

  • Author: nocrumbsleft
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Diet: Gluten Free

Ingredients

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  • 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 Tablespoon smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1½ tsp salt, divided
  • 1½ lbs boneless and skinless chicken breasts (about 3 breasts)
  • 5 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 12 oz. broccolini 
  • 5 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos

Instructions

Cut the chicken breasts on a diagonal into thin strips, about 12 +/- pieces per breast. Set aside in a large bowl.

In a medium bowl, stir the turmeric powder, smoked paprika, granulated garlic, and 1 teaspoon of salt together to make a spice mixture. Add to the cut chicken, with 2 tablespoons olive oil. Mix to coat well.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large sauté pan over medium high heat and sauté the broccolini for 2 minutes. Add the remaining 1/2 teaspoon salt and chopped garlic and sauté for 1 more minute. Remove and set aside.

In the same pan over medium high heat, add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add 1/2 of the chicken to the pan in a single layer and sauté until brown and crispy, about 1 1/2 minutes, per side. Remove and set aside. Add 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the pan, add the remaining chicken to the pan, sautéing 1 1/2 minutes a side. Reduce the heat to low or medium low and return the other chicken and broccolini back to the pan. Stir to incorporate.

Add the coconut aminos to the pan and stir to combine. Serve.


Keywords: whole30 chicken recipe, whole30 quick and easy

Leftover Breakfast

Warm the leftover chicken in a medium sauté pan with olive oil.

Cook the eggs to your liking. I fried mine.

Place the greens in a bowl. Drizzle some Marinated Onion MAGIC ELIXIR oil on top, then salt. Add the leftover warmed Chicken Stir Fry and eggs. Top with Marinated Onions and serve.