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Chicken and broccoli in a cast iron skillet

Honey Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

Sweet and savory flavors for dinner with this honey sesame chicken and broccoli. Combining honey, teriyaki sauce, ginger, and garlic to get a deliciously sweet and savory flavor over chicken and broccoli.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tsp white wine
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1/4 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 1 tbsp ground ginger
  • 1 1/2 tbsp garlic powder
  • 2 tsp salt


  • Begin by chopping 1 lb. of chicken breast.
  • Coat a large pan with 3 tbsp. of olive oil. (Cast iron pan is recommended)
  • Toss the 1 lb. of chopped chicken breast in the pan and begin cooking the chicken breast on the stove over medium heat.
  • Add 1 tsp. of white wine, 2 tbsp. of honey, and 1/4 cup of teriyaki sauce to the chicken breast. Allow this to simmer while mixing around the chicken periodically with a spatula.
  • Add 1 tbsp. of ground ginger, 1 1/2 tbsp of garlic powder and 2 tsp. of salt to the chicken.
  • Mix around the chicken until it is just about fully cooked then toss in 2 cups of broccoli florets and 2 tbsp. of sesame seeds.
  • Allow the chicken and broccoli to continue cooking until both are fully cooked. Serve over a bed of rice or with a side of vegetables and enjoy!
Keyword cast iron recipes, chicken and broccoli, honey sesame chicken