Quick Courgette and Chicken Stir Fry

Quick and Tasty Stir Fry
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, High Protein, Low Carb, Main Course, Quick
Servings: 5 Servings
Calories: 253kcal


  • 60 ml Soy Sauce (Gluten Free)
  • 240 ml Chicken Broth
  • 1 tbsp Corn Starch
  • 2 tbsp Mirin
  • 1 tbsp Sugar
  • 2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 tbsp Coconut Oil (Divided)
  • 1 tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 tbsp Minced Ginger
  • 450 grams Chicken Breast (Thinly Sliced)
  • 1 Large Courgette (Cut in thick half-moons)
  • 1 tbsp Sesame Seeds
  • 2 tbsp Spring Onion (To Garnish)


  • In a large bowl add the soy sauce, chicken broth, corn starch, mirin, sugar, and sesame oil and whisk until everything is completely dissolved.
  • In a large skillet, add 2 tsp. coconut oil and the chicken, about 2-3 minutes on each side, on medium-high heat. Then set aside on a plate.
  • Using the same skillet, add in the remaining 1 tsp. of oil, garlic and ginger and sauté for 30-45 seconds until fragrant, but being careful not to burn it.
  • Stir the garlic and ginger well and add in the earlier prepared sauce. Whisk well.
  • Simmer the sauce for 1 minutes, then add in the courgette and continue cooking for 2 more minutes, until thickened and the courgette is tender-crisp.
  • Remove from the heat, add in the chicken, and stir until well coated. Garnish with sesame seeds and scallions if desired.



Calories: 253kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 30g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 58mg | Sodium: 1006mg | Potassium: 508mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 129IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 34mg | Iron: 1mg