Sweet Garlic Chicken

Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 medium shallot minced
  • 1 teaspoon minced fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 2 tablespoons coconut aminos
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 cup low sodium chicken broth or use bone broth
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon raw honey
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 4 tablespoons ghee
  • 2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs cubed
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 3 cups sliced shiitake mushrooms or use regular mushrooms
  • 3 cups broccoli florets steamed
  • 1 cup sliced scallions


  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the first 7 ingredients (shallot through honey). Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • In a large sauté pan, heat ghee over medium-high heat. In the pan, sauté chicken for 3 minutes, then remove from pan and set aside.
  • In the pan, sauté garlic and mushrooms 3 minutes, then return chicken to the pan. To the pan, add the broccoli. Pour contents of bowl into the pan and stir.
  • Over medium heat, simmer chicken and vegetables 2 minutes, or until chicken is cooked and vegetables are tender. The broccoli should be hot and the liquid coating the chicken and vegetables.
  • On individual plates, place chicken and vegetables and garnish with scallions, then serve.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Faux-tay-toes (Steam cauliflower till tender; drain; mash with butter, salt and pepper to taste till you get a mashed potatoes texture.
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