Stir-Fry Recipes Under 300 Calories
Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry
Red bell peppers are the star vegetable in this stir-fry, a crisp, sweet counterpoint to the serrano chile heat. Use any vegetables you like, but keep it simple; one or two vegetables, plus the basil and chicken, are all you need.
Shrimp, Mushroom and Snow Pea Stir-Fry
This stir-fry of shrimp, mushroom, and snow peas gets its flavor from cooking with a soy sauce and ginger mixture.
Chili-Garlic Shrimp and Noodle Stir-Fry
The more color, the better flavor, right? Chili-Garlic Shrimp and Noodle Stir-Fry makes a healthy and delicious weeknight dinner.
Sweet Pepper and Chicken Fajita Stir-Fry
This delicious fajita stir-fry is best served with warm tortillas. Top with guacamole and sour cream for a delicious and easy weeknight dinner.
Smoky Pork Stir-Fry
Smoked paprika and dark sesame oil add depth to this stir-fry. Serve over precooked brown rice or soba noodles.
Thai Shrimp and Eggplant Stir-Fry
This unique stir-fry dish is made with shrimp and eggplant. Serve with lime wedges and rice noodles, if desired.
Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp
Shrimp is rich in nutrients such as selenium, vitamin D, and vitamin B12 and is also low in calories. If fresh shrimp isn't an option for you, try the widely available pre-cooked and frozen varieties for a meal that cooks in minutes.
Beef and Broccoli Stir-fry
Lean flank steak and low-sodium soy sauce cut back on extra calories and sodium without sacrificing flavor. The broccoli adds an extra punch of vitamin C.
Pork and Stir-Fried Vegetables with Spicy Asian Sauce
Who can resist the combination of spicy, salty and sweet? This dish is the best of all three. Use whatever vegetables you have on hand–peppers, water chestnuts, snap peas, shredded carrots–to add crunch and extra nutrients.
Steak, Shiitake, and Bok Choy Stir-Fry
Use lean cuts of beef such as flank steak to cut back on extra fat and calories without sacrificing flavor. Shiitake mushrooms also add a meaty taste without adding fat, while bok choy, a Chinese variety of cabbage, is an excellent source of vitamin C. Serve over brown rice for a meal that's packed with flavor and fiber.
Garlic Turkey-Broccoli Stir-Fry
Turkey tenderloin is a lean and flavorful protein choice that pairs well with the antioxidant-rich broccoli and red bell peppers. Water chestnuts add a terrific crunch.
Scallop and Sugar Snap Pea Stir-Fry
Scallops are a slightly sweet variety of shellfish and a good source of vitamin B12 and omega-3 fatty acids - both of which contribute to heart health. They're in season from October through March; however, frozen scallops are available at most supermarkets year-round.
Stir-fried Eggplant and Tofu
For this stir-fry dish, be sure to use low-sodium soy sauce and serve over brown rice for a hearty vegetarian meal that's bursting with flavor and nutrients.
Pork and Peanut Stir-Fry
Sure to become a family favorite, this dish cooks in a flash and is perfect for busy nights when you're crunched for time. Try adding bell pepper strips or snow peas for extra fiber, nutrients and flavor.
Tofu, Asparagus, and Red Pepper Stir-Fry with Quinoa
Dark sesame oil adds depth of flavor to this vegetarian meal while quinoa contributes both protein and fiber.
Thai-Style Stir-Fried Chicken
Packed with veggies and delicious flavors like coconut, lime and curry, this meal is a cinch to prepare and will surely become a family favorite. And at only 271 calories per serving, there's no better reason for staying in and enjoying a meal at home.