Speedy Stir-Fry Chicken Dinners

Save money and time by doing your own chicken stir-fry dinners instead of calling for take-out.

  • Chicken-and-Veggie Stir-fry
    Photo: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Lydia Degaris Pursell

    Chicken-and-Veggie Stir-fry

    This colorful chicken and vegetable stir fry is a delight for the eyes as well as the taste buds with its colorful array of yellow squash, red bell pepper, broccolini and green onions.
  • Szechuan Chicken Stir-Fry
    Photo: Johnny Autry; Styling: Mary Clayton Carl

    Szechuan Chicken Stir-Fry

    Chile paste and fresh ginger add just the right amount of heat to this Szechuan-style dish. Add a little zip to your weeknight dinners with this flavorful stir-fry.
  • Vietnamese Stir-Fry
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

    Vietnamese Stir-Fry

    This easy 5-ingredient chicken stir-fry dish gets its flavor from lemongrass and sambal oelek, a fresh chile paste with garlic.
  • Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Chicken, Cashew, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry

    Create a pleasing blend of spicy, sweet, salty and tangy flavors in this colorful stir-fry by using soy sauce, hot pepper sauce, rice wine vinegar, sugar, and fresh ginger along with the chicken and the bell pepper.
  • Wild Mushroom and Chicken Stir-Fry
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Wild Mushroom and Chicken Stir-Fry

    Wild mushrooms add meaty texture and earthy flavor to this easy chicken stir-fry dish.
  • Thai Rice Noodles with Chicken
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross

    Thai Rice Noodles with Chicken

    The fresh Thai flavor of this chicken mixture comes from fresh chile paste, ginger, lemongrass and fresh basil, and the chicken is served over wide rice noodles for a classic Thai-style dish.
  • Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken
    Randy Mayor

    Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken

    Add distinctive Thai flavor to your stir-fry with coconut milk, lime juice, curry paste, cilantro and crushed red pepper. In addition to the chicken, this stir-fry has carrot, onion, mushrooms and bean sprouts, so when you serve over Asian-style rice noodles, you have a complete chicken stir-fry meal.
  • Chicken-Cashew Stir-Fry
    Becky Luigart-Stayner

    Chicken-Cashew Stir-Fry

    Enjoy a classic with this stir-fry featuring tender chicken, crisp veggies and the sweet-hot Asian flavors of honey, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and crushed red pepper. Pineapple chunks add extra sweetness, and cashews add the crunch.
  • Cantonese Chicken with Vegetables
    Photo: Anna Williams

    Cantonese Chicken with Vegetables

    A Cantonese sauce made with basic ingredients such as white wine, soy sauce, fresh ginger, scallions, and sesame oil gives this one-dish meal its superb flavor. In addition to the carrots and snow peas, bok choy, or Chinese cabbage, adds a new level of flavor and texture to the dish.
  • Soba Noodles with Broccoli and Chicken
    Becky Luigart-Stayner; Melanie J. Clarke

    Soba Noodles with Broccoli and Chicken

    Soba noodles (Japanese buckwheat noodles), mushrooms, broccoli, and dark sesame oil give this stir-fry its dark color and deep, rich flavor.
  • Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas and Cilantro
    Photo: Petrina Tinslay

    Satay Chicken Stir-Fry with Snow Peas

    A chicken satay is an Indonesian chicken kebab served with a spicy peanut sauce. For this stir-fry version of a satay, you sauté the chicken in a skillet with the spices and fresh vegetables, then toss with the peanut sauce.
  • Chicken Stir-Fry
    Photo: David Prince

    Chicken Stir-Fry

    Convenience products such as packaged coleslaw mix, pre-shredded carrot, and rotisserie chicken make this simple stir-fry super-easy. It's perfect for a quick and easy dinner at the end of a hectic day.
  • Sichuan-Style Stir-Fried Chicken With Peanuts
    Randy Mayor; Mary Catherine Muir

    Sichuan-Style Stir-Fried Chicken With Peanuts

    Also known as kung pao chicken, this 5-Star Sichuan classic boasts multidimensional hot-sweet and salty-sour flavors. As one user review put it, "It is, hands-down, the best stir-fry chicken recipe I've ever tried." Serve this soon-to-be favorite with rice and a steamed vegetable.
  • Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fried Rice
    Photo: Randy Mayor; Styling: Jan Gautro

    Broccoli and Chicken Stir-Fried Rice

    Give new life to leftover chicken with this classic chicken-and-rice bowl. Slightly browning the broccoli deepens the taste of the dish, and streamlined preparation techniques make it a cinch to prepare.
  • Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry
    James Carrier

    Chicken and Basil Stir-Fry

    Light and healthy, this stir-fry gets its fresh and unique flavor from Thai basil. If you don't have Thai basil, other varities work well too. Serve over Jasmine rice for a one-dish dinner.
  • Chicken-Orange Stir-Fry
    Randy Mayor

    Chicken-Orange Stir-Fry

    Mandarin oranges and apricot preserves add a bit of fruity sweetness to this easy chicken stir-fry.
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