Make this simple and low-maintenance meal prep option, with huge flavor and no refined sugar.
Total time: 30 minutes
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Recipe serves: 4 servings
- 3/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup white vinegar
- 1/4 cup oil (olive oil is fine)
- a 2-inch knob of fresh ginger (peeled)
- 4 cloves garlic
- 4 medjool dates (you can also use 1/4 cup honey)
- 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breasts or thighs, cut into strips
- 1 head broccoli, cut into florets (about 5 cups)
- 1 red pepper, cut into strips
- sesame oil, sesame seeds, and/or green onions for topping
- Prep Sauce: Preheat the oven to 425 degrees. Blend all sauce ingredients together until smooth.
- Place chicken, broccoli, and red pepper on a sheet pan. Pour about 1/2 cup sauce over top of the chicken and just a few tablespoons over the veggies. Bake for 10-15 minutes.
- While the broccoli and chicken are roasting, simmer another 1/2 cup or so of sauce in a small saucepan over medium low heat until it’s thickened. Drizzle it over the finished chicken and broccoli. Finish with sesame oil, sesame seeds, or scallions. Voila! Happy bowls and meal prep lunches.
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