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10 Best Quick And Easy Stir Fry Recipes 0

10 of the Best Quick and Easy Stir Fry Recipes for Dinner

by Jacqueline Samaroo

A stir-fry is a great option when you are pressed for time but still want to have a wonderful meal. Ideally, your stir-fry should include at least three different colors while combining booth smooth and crispy textures. Experiment with different sauces, as they are a great way to change up the stir-fry’s underlying flavors. So, go ahead and put your wok to work trying out these 10 simple, delicious and healthy stir-fries.

The Best Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

1. The Best Easy Beef and Broccoli Stir-Fry

“Excellent...finally a recipe for beef and broccoli that is great!!!” Sue's Kitchen

This meal has the perfect sweet and spicy balance. Toss some beef in a smooth mixture of cornstarch, garlic powder and water. Stir-fry the beef then set it aside, keeping it warm. Stir-fry the onion and broccoli then add the beef. Mix cornstarch, water, ginger, soy sauce and brown sugar until smooth and add it to the beef and broccoli. Cook and serve over rice. Simplicity tastes great!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes


2. Szechuan Chicken Stir-Fry

“Love, love this recipe! Thanks! Great flavors, have already made it twice.” morisot

This delicious dish brings the heat! Combine sesame oil, salt, vinegar, soy sauce, chicken broth and chili paste. Set it aside and quickly stir-fry the chicken in some sesame and canola oils. Set that aside, too. Using the same pan, stir-fry red and yellow bell peppers, garlic, ginger, snow peas and onion. Add the broth mixture, let it thicken and then add the chicken. Serve on rice with roasted peanuts and green onions as extra toppings. As pleasing to your taste buds as it is to your eyes!

Total time: 25 minutes


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3. Fiery Dragon Stir-Fry

“Tastes delicious and is super easy to make!” Martiza

Gathering the ingredients might just be the hardest part of this quick and easy dish. Stir the juice from the drained pineapple into some soy sauce, water, pepper, garlic and cornstarch. Set it aside while you mix the shrimp with some soy sauce and cornstarch. Stir-fry the shrimp and set it aside. Stir-fry the frozen vegetables and ginger before adding in the sauce and shrimp. Let it thicken and add the pineapple chunks. Once they are heated through, serve your spicy, juicy shrimp over rice.

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes


4. Watercress and Chicken Stir-Fry

“So delicious!” aimsy123

In this dish, the sauce steals the show! Make the sauce by mixing together hoisin and soy sauces, sesame oil, vinegar, ginger and garlic. Set it aside while you stir-fry chicken, pepper, cashew nuts and onion. When the nuts are toasted, add in the sauce and some water. Remove from the heat, add the watercress and stir. Serve over rice. Enjoy!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 25 minutes

vegetable stir-fry

5. Vegetable Stir-Fry

“Very simple, perfect for a beginner.” muscles22

The natural flavors of the vegetables stand out in this quick dish. Prepare your sauce by combining ginger, garlic, some teriyaki marinade, soy sauce and Worcestershire sauce. Set it aside and sauté the onion in a little oil and butter. Add the corn, carrot and mushroom and quickly stir-fry them before adding in some baby spinach and bean sprouts. Once the spinach wilts, stir in lime juice, honey and the sauce. Serve and enjoy your yummy vegetable treat!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 20 minutes

6. Thai Chicken Stir-Fry Recipe

"This was so delicious, my husband had three helpings!" dzhugav

The flavors of this dish are in perfect harmony. Stir-fry the chicken and then add in the vegetable blend. Let it cook while you mix together some soy sauce, apple juice, brown sugar, ginger, peanut butter, garlic powder and cayenne pepper. Add this to the chicken and vegetable and let it cook until heated through. Serve with rice. Minimum effort and maximum taste!

Total time: 25 minutes


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7. Stir Fried Noodles with Shrimp and Vegetables (Filipino Pancit Canton)

“Yum!” jun belen

Here is a bright, fresh tangy dish that is sure to please every palate. Stir-fry minced onion and garlic until soft. Add the shrimp and cook until they are no longer translucent. Set it aside while you stir-fry the cabbage and carrot until tender. Set them aside as well. Boil together the soy sauce, chicken broth and fish sauce. Add the noodles and let them cook before adding in the shrimp and vegetables. Stir, then pour it out into a heated skillet that has a little oil in it. Stir-fry until most the liquid is absorbed, remove the pan from the heat, add calamansi (or lime juice) and give it a final stir. Serve topped with green onions and enjoy this Filipino favorite!

Prep time: 15 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Total time: 35 minutes

Shrimp Stir-Fry

8. Mandarin Shrimp Stir-Fry

“Very easy and quick recipe...Taste is awesome” Funsize

Mandarin oranges give their unique flavor to this shrimp and vegetable dish. Stir-fry the vegetables until they are crisp-tender. Set them aside then stir-fry the shrimp until they are just turning pink. Add the vegetables to the shrimp. Combine teriyaki sauce and cornstarch and pour it onto the shrimp and vegetables. Allow the sauce to thicken before adding the oranges and giving everything a final stir. Serve over hot rice. Delicious!

Total time: 15 minutes

9. Thai Beef Stir-Fry

“This was SOOOOOO simple and tasted good.” thecherub

Just 5 ingredients, 5 minutes to prep and 5 minutes to cook! Pour oil into a smoking hot wok and carefully add in the beef strips and chili, Stir-fry until lightly brown and then add the oyster sauce. Cook until sauce coats the beef, add basil leaves, stir and serve over rice. WOW!

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 5 minutes
Total time: 10 minutes

10. Chicken Stir Fry with Rice Noodles

“Yet another satisfying dinner!” Viktoriya

Delicate rice noodles form a fluffy base for this dish. Cook the noodles until they are barely tender. Drain and stir in a little oil then set them aside. Stir-fry the chicken and set it aside, too. Next, stir-fry the broccoli, mushrooms, red and green bell peppers, and ginger. Mix together some chicken stock, cornstarch, ketchup and soy sauce. Add the noodles and chicken then stir-fry some more until the chicken is cooked. Serve with a drizzle of sesame oil. Mmm…good!

Prep time: 20 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Total time: 30 minutes