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Broccoli Rice Stir Fry

This broccoli rice stir fry is a 30 minute meal that uses broccoli rice as a base and is topped with marinated chickpeas.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: dinner
Cuisine: Asian
Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Keyword: broccoli rice, stir fry
Servings: 2
Calories: 649kcal
Author: Erin

Ingredients

for the bowl:

  • 1 head of broccoli
  • 2 carrots sliced in half
  • 1 cup shiitake mushrooms
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 15 oz. chickpeas drained and rinsed

for the sauce:

  • 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch or arrowroot
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • green onion for garnish

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 425°. Slice carrots in half length-ways, drizzle them with olive oil then place on a baking sheet and roast for 25 minutes, flipping half way through, or until carrots are soft.
  • Meanwhile, make the broccoli rice. If you have pre-riced broccoli rice, you can skip this step. Place broccoli florets in a food processor and pulse for 15-20 seconds until broccoli is a rice-like texture. Then, set aside.
  • Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat, then add the mushrooms and garlic and sauté for 2-3 minutes. At the same time, make the sauce by whisking all sauce ingredients together.
  • Next, add drained and rinsed chickpeas into the skillet and sauté for 1 minute. Then, reduce heat to low and pour in the sauce, stirring until the sauce thickens and the chickpeas are coated.
  • In a separate skillet, heat broccoli rice for 1-2 minutes. You want it to be warm, but not mushy.
  • Assemble: add broccoli rice to a bowl, then top it with the roasted carrots and marinated chickpeas. Top with green onions and sriracha (optional) and enjoy!

Notes

*Calories are an estimation and are per serving. Serving size is between 2-3. 
*If you want this meal to be even quicker, buy pre-riced broccoli rice, which you should be able to find in the frozen food aisle or in a bag with the fresh produce

Nutrition

Calories: 649kcal | Carbohydrates: 107g | Protein: 34g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 2024mg | Potassium: 2180mg | Fiber: 29g | Sugar: 26g | Vitamin A: 12267IU | Vitamin C: 278mg | Calcium: 278mg | Iron: 10mg