Chicken Stir Fry

Easy Chicken Stir Fry 

This easy Chicken Stir Fry recipe is the perfect dinner for two. Marinated chicken, cooked and tossed with vegetables, you can enjoy it in 30 minutes or less!

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Chicken stir fry is such an easy dinner to enjoy by everyone. 

I was excited to try this dish as I’ve been thinking of new recipes for dinner.

You know, shake things up. 

So, when I was scrolling through Instagram, I saw this video about making teriyaki chicken in an air fryer. 

However, I don’t have an air fryer yet, but it gave me the idea to make this chicken stir fry recipe.

Chicken Stir Fry - Easy Dinner Idea

And I had everything I needed right in my cupboard. 

It’s the perfect dinner for two, especially this Valentine’s Day if you want to have date night inside. 

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Why You Should Make This Recipe? 

Here are just a few reasons why you’ll want to make this easy chicken dinner right now:

  • Easy-To-Make: my favorite part about this recipe is how simple it is. No fuss, and tastes delicious. 
  • Quick Dinner:  this is the best meal for those busy weekdays. It’s even great as a meal prep idea. 
  • Perfect For The Family: the whole family can enjoy this sweet and savory meal. 
  • Budget-Friendly: with just a few ingredients, this can be your go-to recipe for any day of the week. 

Ingredients To Use

Scrolling through social media, I got the idea for this fantastic dinner idea. 

chicken, onions, escallion

Creating this recipe was easy for me because it only takes a few ingredients you can find in most kitchen cabinets. 

  • Chicken: I deboned some chicken legs for this recipe, but boneless chicken thighs or breasts are perfect. 
  • Vegetables: cabbage, carrots, onions, and escallion 
  • Sauce: soy sauce, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, salt, all-purpose seasoning, browning sauce
  • Vegetable Oil 

If you’re into spiciness, add chili flakes, scotch bonnet pepper, or chili powder for a spicy flavor. 

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How To Make Chicken Stir Fry

For those busy weekdays, this will be your go-to recipe. 

My hubby enjoyed this so much, and it only took me 5 minutes to prep the vegetables and 20 minutes to make

I marinated the chicken overnight; however, two hours is great to get the flavors in. 

Directions: 

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  1. Remove fat from chicken thighs, then wash with water, vinegar, and lime juice. Pat dry and set aside. 
  2. Season chicken with ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sugar, browning sauce, all-purpose seasoning and salt. Allow to marinate for 2 hours or overnight. 
  3. Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok or large skillet and add marinated chicken to the pan. Stir to cook chicken for 5-10 minutes.
  4. Push the chicken to the side and add the remaining oil. Add onion, cabbage, carrots, and escallion to the pan. Stir to combine all the ingredients. 
  5. Pour chicken marinade over the combined ingredients. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes, then remove from heat. 
  6. Serve with noodles or rice. 

Serving Suggestions

How could you not enjoy any stir-fry recipes with some noodles?

I had mine with some spaghetti, but you can also try: 

  • Jasmine rice 
  • Egg rolls 
  • Steamed dumplings 
  • Fried rice 
  • Spring rolls 
Chicken stir fry dinner

Storage Tips 

Store your leftover stir fry in the refrigerator for 3-4 days in an airtight container. 

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Chicken Stir Fry - Easy Dinner

Chicken Stir Fry

This easy Chicken Stir Fry recipe is the perfect dinner for two. Marinated chicken, cooked and tossed with vegetables, you can enjoy it in 30 minutes or less!
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4 servings

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb chicken breast/thighs cut into small pieces
  • ½ tsp ginger minced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp all-purpose seasoning
  • ½ tsp salt
  • cup soy sauce
  • ¼ tsp browning sauce
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup onion chopped largely
  • ½ cup cabbage shredded
  • ¼ cup carrots julienne
  • ½ cup escallion chopped largely
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil

Instructions
 

  • Remove fat from chicken thighs, then wash with water, vinegar, and lime juice. Pat dry and set aside.
  • Season chicken with ginger, garlic, soy sauce, sugar, browning sauce, all-purpose seasoning and salt. Allow to marinate for 2 hours or overnight.
  • Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a wok or large skillet and add marinated chicken to the pan. Stir to cook chicken for 5-10 minutes.
  • Push the chicken to the side and add the remaining oil. Add onion, cabbage, carrots, and escallion to the pan. Stir to combine all the ingredients.
  • Pour chicken marinade over the combined ingredients. Allow to cook for 3-5 minutes, then remove from heat.
  • Serve with noodles or rice.

Notes

Notes for Making Chicken Stir Fry 

  • Make your stir fry even better by adding cauliflower and broccoli. 
  • Make it a spicy chicken stir fry by adding chili flakes, chili powder, or chopped scotch bonnet pepper.
Keyword Chicken Stir Fry, Stir Fry
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