5 from 1 vote
This Easy Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry is one of our go-to meals when it comes to easy weeknight dinners.  Lots of tender crisp veggies and chunks of seared chicken are combined in a classic stir-fry sauce for an excellent, healthy dish your whole family will enjoy!
Easy Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
35 mins
 

This Easy Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry is one of our go-to meals when it comes to easy weeknight dinners.  Lots of tender crisp veggies and chunks of seared chicken are combined in a classic stir-fry sauce for an excellent, healthy dish your whole family will enjoy!

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 400 kcal
Author: House of Nash Eats
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. boneless, skinless chicken breasts, cut into 1-inch chunks
  • Salt & pepper
  • 4 tablespoons oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped with green part reserved for garnish
  • 2 carrots, sliced into discs
  • 1 cup broccoli florets (microwave with damp paper towel for 2 minutes before adding)
  • 1 red or yellow pepper, chopped into bite-size chunks
  • 3-4 baby bok choy
  • 1 cup sugar snap peas
  • 2 cans water chestnuts, drained
  • 1 cup zucchini, sliced into discs or half-moons
Stir-Fry Sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth or water
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon sriracha (optional)
  • Roasted peanuts, chopped for garnish
Instructions
  1. Cut chicken into small, bite-size chunks. Season with salt & pepper.  Prepare all vegetables before beginning to cook by chopping into bite-size pieces.

  2. Heat wok or large frying pan over medium-high heat. Add 2 tablespoons of oil. Once the oil is hot, add the chicken and let sit for 2-4 minutes without moving before stirring to coat the chicken with oil. Saute until the chicken is just beginning to brown, but don't worry about cooking the chicken all the way through yet.  Remove from wok and set aside.

  3. Add remaining 2 tablespoons of oil to the pan and when hot, add the white part of the green onions and the minced garlic, stirring just until fragrant, about 30 seconds to 1 minute. 

  4. Add the vegetables (or any combination of vegetables you like, aiming for 4-6 cups of total vegetables) and season with a little salt.  Stir fry for about 10 minutes until veggies are tender but still crisp. If the pan gets too dry, add splashes of broth or water as needed so the vegetables don't burn.

  5. Return the chicken to the wok with the vegetables and stir together. Push to the outer edges of the wok to create a clear space in the center. Add the stir-fry sauce and wait for it to bubble and start to darken a bit before tossing everything together to coat in sauce.

  6. Continue to cook until all the vegetables are tender and the chicken is cooked through. Serve with rice, sprinkling the stir-fry with the remaining green tops of the green onions and chopped peanuts for garnish.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Chicken & Vegetable Stir-Fry
Amount Per Serving
Calories 400 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 72mg 24%
Sodium 1176mg 49%
Potassium 895mg 26%
Total Carbohydrates 31g 10%
Dietary Fiber 6g 24%
Sugars 10g
Protein 29g 58%
Vitamin A 205.1%
Vitamin C 147.7%
Calcium 14.5%
Iron 18.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.