This easy chicken stir fry is a complete meal, with protein, veggies and a homemade stir fry sauce. It can be served over rice or you can go for a carb-free option with only meat and full of healthy vegetables. Stir fry sauce plays a key role in this recipe and it can be mixed up in less than ten minutes having the right ingredients on hand.
Before you start cooking a Chinese stir fry we recommend to prepare your cast iron pan and chop all your ingredients.
If you want to add more flavor to the stir fry recipe, you can use coconut oil for frying. For some Asian flavor, add some ginger or a dash of lemon juice with a pinch of sugar. There are also many more vegetable options to add in the chicken stir fry such as mushrooms, zucchini, or sweet peas! For the vegetarian option, replace the meat with chickpeas or green beans.
We also used red bell peppers and carrots as well as onion for the taste, nutrients, and color. These are the best stir fry ingredients, but let's not forget to cook rice also! Now, when you have all the ingredients ready, let's move to the step by step guide of how to make stir fry.