Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

If you don’t like mustard, don’t let the dijon part turn you away from this immediately. This recipe is delicious and very simple to make.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli is a perfect dinner when you are looking for a light and healthier meal. I always love a good meal that only uses one pan… much less clean-up later! I tried out a new recipe last night based on a Lean and Green cookbook that I got at a vendor event in my neighborhood a few months ago, and it was really good!

Of course, in true Son Shine Kitchen fashion, I changed up the recipe some because that’s just what I do. Sometimes it’s on purpose, sometimes I make a mistake in the prep or cooking and just have to roll with it from there… this was a little bit of both.

Now, if you don’t like mustard, don’t let the dijon part turn you away from this immediately. I don’t really care for mustard, but it is necessary and can be good in the right meals. In fact, that’s something I plan to change in this recipe, too; I want to lower the amount of Dijon because it was almost a little too much for my tastes. I am going to make that adjustment in the recipe I post, so you can always add more if you want the extra flavor.

Step by Step

Cut the chicken into strips and place it in a small bowl to cover with the soy sauce. Let this soak for about 30 minutes to marinade the chicken. You may need a bit more or less, depending on what it takes to cover the chicken as much as possible. 

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

In a medium skillet, warm one tbsp of olive oil over medium heat. Add the chopped broccoli and minced garlic, sautéing until they are browned.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Remove the broccoli and garlic from the pan and add the chicken and remaining one tbsp of olive oil. Stir-fry the chicken until it is cooked through.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Pour the chicken broth into the pan with the chicken and bring it to a boil. Then reduce the heat to medium again and stir in the dijon mustard.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Return the broccoli to the pan and stir until everything is coated in the sauce and heated together.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Serve immediately. Rice is a great side with this meal.

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli


Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

Dijon Chicken and Broccoli

If you don’t like mustard, don’t let the dijon part turn you away from this immediately. This recipe is delicious and very simple to make.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Marinate 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course: Main Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: broccoli, chicken, dijon mustard, one pan
Servings: 2
5 from 4 votes


  • 2 chicken breasts (boneless, skinless)
  • 1 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cups raw broccoli (chopped)
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard


  • Cut the chicken into thin strips
  • In a small bowl, cover chicken with soy sauce and marinade at least 5 minutes, preferably 30 minutes or more
  • In a medium pan, saute broccoli and garlic with 1 tbsp olive oil until just browned
  • Remove broccoli and set aside, covering to keep warm
  • Add remaining olive oil to pan and stir-fry chicken until cooked through
  • Add chicken broth and bring to a boil
  • Reduce heat to medium-low and add the dijon mustard, stirring to combine
  • Return broccoli to the pan and mix until coated and heated through
  • Serve immediately
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Nutrition Facts
Dijon Chicken and Broccoli
Amount Per Serving
Calories 487 Calories from Fat 180
% Daily Value*
Fat 20g31%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 144mg48%
Sodium 6908mg288%
Potassium 1393mg40%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 63g126%
Vitamin A 635IU13%
Vitamin C 86.4mg105%
Calcium 77mg8%
Iron 4.3mg24%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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Dijon Chicken and Broccoli
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11 thoughts on “Dijon Chicken and Broccoli”

  1. YES!!! I will so be making this!! Sounds amazing! I would love to eat Chinese Food again but I typically can’t – however, I am not going to lie, STEAMED CHICKEN and BROCCOLI from Chinese Restaurants is CRACk to me, hahaahha!

  2. That looks so delicious!
    Amazing pictures as well!
    I literally have over 20lbs of chicken in my freezer that I just bought yesterday! It’s 1.27 a pound at the Albertsons by my house so I stocked up! It’s just me living here too lol.
    But I have some thawed out for tonight, so I’m gonna give this recipe a shot!
    Subscribed! Looking forward to more posts!

    Nicholas Alexander Adams

  3. My kids love anything with broccoli. (Not sure how much longer that will last, but I’m enjoying it while it does!) This would be a dish they would devour!

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