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Easy Asian Broccoli Chicken and Mushroom Stir-Fry

by | Feb 24, 2016 | Getting Healthy, Nutrition, Recipes

Here is a quick, easy and delicious meal that you can throw together in just a few minutes midweek.

The star of this meal is broccoli, one of my favourite nutritional powerhouses. The key here is don’t overcook it, just take some of the crunch out. The leaves of the broccoli soak up the tart sauce and provide a pleasing counterbalance to the subtle mushrooms and chicken.


  • 6 tablespoons tamari
  • 6 tablespoons bone broth or stock
  • 3 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  • 6 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 medjool date, minced
  • 4 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 2 organic chicken breasts or 4 thighs
  • 2 cups of button mushrooms, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced or pressed through a garlic press
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
  • sesame seeds (optional)


  1. Combine the coconut aminos/tamari, broth, vinegar, olive oil, and date in a small bowl and set aside.
  2. Heat 1 tablespoons of coconut oil in a large skillet over high heat.
  3. Add the chicken and lightly brown, then set aside.
  4. Add a second tablespoon of coconut oil and toss the broccoli in. Stir fry lightly, then remove and set aside.
  5. Add 1 tablespoon coconut oil, garlic, and ginger to pan and cook for just a few seconds, add the mushrooms and then add the liquid mixture and simmer for about 30-60 seconds or until thickened.
  6. Return broccoli and chicken to the pan and cook, turning once, until glazed with the sauce, about 1 minute.

Serve immediately on it’s own or over cauliflower rice. Enjoy!

Robyn is a Clinical Nutritionist with a specialised interest in the Functional Medicine approach to health. Robyn is very involved with the field of Coeliac Disease, Gluten-Reactive Disorders and Autoimmune Disease. Her passion for the healing power of food, has led her to work with complex cases, involving multiple diagnoses, and chronic health issues such as ME, auto-immune diseases and fibromyalgia. She also has a passion for working with the growing tide of chronic, lifestyle mediated illness; diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity, and runs a lifestyle intervention clinic for these issues. Robyn works with patients to nutritionally support their bodies, so that they can heal. She has successfully helped many people around the world improve their health and increase their quality of life. Robyn sees clients in London, Tokyo and New York, and has a virtual practice that allows her to work with people all over the world.

Robyn Puglia

My mission in life is to share my knowledge in order to help people heal. I love to unravel the health stories and the biochemistry to get to the heart of the problem, and to help support nutritional and lifestyle changes that have the ability to transform people’s health. I have seen incredible changes in the health of my clients, and I hope to do the same for you.

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