22+ Healthy Chicken Dinner Ideas – Easy Chicken & Veggie Stir Fry

Healthy Chicken Dinner Ideas

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When you have chicken but don’t know what to make, this endless list of healthy chicken dinner ideas for busy weeknights is gonna save the day! You’ll find everything from pasta to tacos, soups, slow cooker dinners, and they’re family approved! Starting with this recipe for chicken veggie stir fry!


  • 1 pound boneless skinless chicken breast
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons oil, divided
  • 2 cups broccoli florets
  • 1 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 1 cup matchstick carrots
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup fish sauce
  • 1/4 cup low sodium chicken broth or water
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3 cups cooked rice


  1. Cut chicken breast into 1-inch pieces and season with salt on all sides. Set aside.
  2. In a large pan over medium-high heat, heat up 1/2 tablespoon oil. Add in broccoli, mushrooms, and carrots, and cook for 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until the vegetables are tender but remain crispy.
  3. Add in ginger and garlic, stir to distribute around the vegetables, and cook for about 2 minutes. Remove veggies from pan onto a plate, cover, and set aside.
  4. To the pan, add remaining oil and cook chicken pieces, making sure to flip to cook throughout for about 7 minutes to a safe temperature of 165F and it has browned on all sides.
  5. In a medium bowl, whisk the fish sauce, chicken broth, sugar, sesame oil, and soy sauce. In a small dish, combine cornstarch and 1 tablespoon water.
  6. Add vegetables back into the pan and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  7. Pour sauce mixture over the chicken and vegetables and stir to combine. Add in the dissolved cornstarch, whisk with sauce to combine, and bring to a boil. Cook for an additional minute for sauce to thicken, turn off the heat.
  8. Serve chicken and broccoli stir-fry alongside steamed rice.