Gai lan recipes with chicken make for a quick, easy, and delicious one-minute stew!

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Gai lan is a healthier vegetable with similar properties to broccoli. That’s why gai lan is a great ingredient to use for your low fat, low carb diet plan! Once you’ve tried our one-minute chicken and gai lan stew recipe, don’t forget to leave us a comment below!


7 Oz Chicken, sliced
1 Garlic, baked with skin
1 Tbsp Lime and chipotle rub
4 Oz Vegetable stock
2 Cup , blanched & diced
2 Tbsp Lime juice


step #1

Before you begin, you should have already blanched your gai lan and diced your chicken.

step #2

To start your gai lan recipe, heat your non-stick pan over medium/high heat and add grape seed oil.

step #3

Once the oil is hot, add your chicken.

step #4

Chop your gai lan to prepare it for the recipe. Be careful of your fingers!

step #5

Add your whole head of garlic to the pan with the peel.

step #6

Right away, add your tablespoon of fresh lime and chipotle rub to flavor your gai lan stew. Make sure the rub is mixed in with your ingredients.

step #7

Make sure your chicken is well seared before continuing the gai lan recipe.

step #8

For some liquid, add your chicken stock to the pan. Make sure your chicken is covered by the stock (for one serving, that will be approximately 3 - 4oz of chicken stock).

step #9

Add your gai lan to the other stew ingredients.

step #10

Squeeze one half of your lime over the stew after you've added your gai lan.

step #11

Season your Chicken Gai Lan & Garlic Minute Stew with sea salt and pepper to taste.

step #12

Just before serving your gai lan stew, complete the recipe by squeezing your other half of the lime over the dish to bring out the flavors of your seasoning. 

step #13

Ready to serve!


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Did you know?

Gai lan is a fat-free vegetable from the broccoli family. Full of the natural antioxidants found in fruits and vegetables, gai lan can help keep your body healthier and fit, which is why it is important to feature it in any low-fat, low-carb diet plan. Gai lan not only helps keep your heart healthier, but it also is thought to have properties that help prevent cancer!

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