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Gluten-Free Sesame Chicken and Broccoli (2)

Gluten-Free Sesame Chicken and Broccoli

A classic dish without the gluten. This quick and easy gluten-free sesame chicken and broccoli dish is perfect for a hassle-free weeknight dinner. This recipe calls for quick-cooking white rice to save time, but feel free to use whatever you have on hand and follow the package directions.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course dinner
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 Servings


  • 8 Cups Broccoli Florets
  • 1 1/2 Cups Quick Cooking Tumeric Rice

Organic Chicken Tenderloins

  • 2 Pounds Organic Chicken Tenderloins chopped into 1/2 inch thick chunks
  • 4 Tbsp. Olive Oil divided
  • 1/2 cup Gluten-Free Brown Rice Flour
  • 1/2 cup Gluten-Free Corn Starch + 1 Tbsp

Sesame Honey Sauce

  • 1/4 Cup Honey
  • 1/4 Cup Gluten-Free Worcestershire Sauce
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Aminos
  • 1 Tbsp. Sriracha
  • 1 Garlic Clove minced
  • 1 Tsp Ground Ginger
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Sesame Seeds divided
  • 2 Scallions chopped


  • Steam broccoli, covered, until crisp-tender, 5–6 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  • Whisk cornstarch, pepper, and 1 1/2 tsp. salt in a large bowl. Add chicken and toss to coat.
  • Heat 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil in a large NON-STICK skillet over high. Add half of the chicken and cook, turning occasionally, until chicken is cooked through and a light brown crust forms, about 4-5 minutes.
  • In a medium saucepan whisk together honey, worcestershire, coconut aminos, Sriracha, garlic, ginger, sesame oil, 1 Tbsp. sesame seeds, and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to simmer for 4-5 minutes. Meanwhile, whisk together 1 TBS cornstarch and warm water in a small bowl. Add to mixture and stir. Allow sauce to continue simmers for 4 minutes until thick. Remove from heat and set aside.
  • Transfer the first batch of chicken to a plate. Heat remaining 2 Tbsp. vegetable oil and cook remaining chicken. 
  • Add sauce to skillet along with the first batch of chicken. Toss well, about 2 minutes. Fold in reserved broccoli, toss to coat, and remove from heat.
  • Cook rice according to package e and add into a large bowl. Top rice with Sesame Chicken and Broccoli.
  • Garnish with remaining sesame seeds and chopped scallions.


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