“Feed Me Fast” Chicken

  • Author: Beth Le Manach
  • Prep Time: 8 mins
  • Cook Time: 7 mins
  • Total Time: 15 mins
  • Yield: 2-4 servings 1x


  • 3/4 lb (340 g) Chicken Tenders
  • ¼ cup (60 ml) low sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) Mirin
  • 1 tsp (5 ml) toasted sesame oil
  • 2 ½ (12.5 ml) tsp honey
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml) cornstarch
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml) flavorless oil (canola or vegetable)
  • a pinch of sesame seeds
  • 1 ½ cups (325 g) broccoli florets
  • drizzle of toasted sesame oil
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 packet microwaveable brown rice


  1. Place rice in microwave and cook according to package instructions. Usually takes about 4 mins to complete.
  2. Then prep the chicken. Place cornstarch in a large bowl. Cut chicken into bite sized pieces, toss in the cornstarch and set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a large skillet on medium high. At the same time, heat large pot on medium high with a shallow amount of water on the other burner, covered.
  4. Combine soy sauce, mirin, toasted sesame oil, honey and garlic in a bowl. Stir to combine and set aside.
  5. Then once the oil is shimmering add the chicken. Cook until golden brown on one side. Flip chicken, once cooked through add the sauce. Allow to simmer until chicken is coated and sauce has thickened.
  6. Meanwhile, throw the florets into the water. Turn off the flame. Cover and steam broccoli while sauce is thickening on chicken.
  7. Then in a large bowl, place the cooked rice on the bottom, on one side add the broccoli on top. Sprinkle broccoli with a drizzle of toasted sesame oil and a few red pepper flakes. On the other side add the chicken and sprinkle with sesame seeds.

  • Category: Main
  • Cuisine: Asian