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Sesame Chicken Stir Fry (Paleo, Keto, Whole30)

Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings 2 people


  • 1 lb chicken breast
  • ½ tsp ginger powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ¼ cup + ½ tbsp tapioca flour or arrowroot flour
  • 1 tbsp avocado oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp grated fresh ginger
  • ½ cup coconut aminos
  • ½ cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 cup broccoli florets*
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds
  • kosher salt to taste
  • ground black pepper to taste


  1. Cut chicken breasts into cubes and season with ground ginger, garlic powder, kosher salt, and ground black pepper.

  2. Next, coat the chicken with tapioca flour making sure to shake off any excess.

  3. Preheat a wok or skillet over medium-high heat with avocado oil.

  4. Add the chicken making sure to spread the chicken out so most of it is touching the wok. Let sit for a couple minutes and then stir.

  5. Remove chicken from wok (doesn't have to be full cooked) and set aside.

  6. Next add in the garlic and ginger. Stir fry for 15 seconds then add in the coconut aminos and chicken broth.

  7. Lower the heat to medium. Whisk in ½ tbsp tapioca flour, and bring to a gentle simmer.

  8. Add the broccoli florets, mix, and let simmer for about 6-8 minutes.

  9. Turn the heat back up to medium-high, stir in the chicken and cook until chicken is fully cooked and broccoli is done to your likeness.

  10. Turn off the heat and mix in sesame seeds.

Recipe Notes

*Feel free to use any veggie of your choice (i.e. zucchini, bell peppers, and etc).