Looking to enjoy a flavorful and protein-packed Asian-style stir fry? Look no further than this delicious and simple ground chicken stir fry recipe. Made with a gluten-free and sugar-free sauce, this dish is versatile and can be served over noodles, rice, as a salad or on its own. Whether you’re a fan of fakeout takeout dishes or simply want a quick and tasty meal, this ground chicken stir fry is the perfect choice.
Quick Tips from Allie Carte
- Customize your stir fry by making it sweet, spicy, or a combination of both.
- Use the sauce as a marinade for chicken strips for added flavor.
- Serve the ground chicken stir fry over rice, cauliflower rice, or stir fry noodles.
- Feel free to add more vegetables to enhance the dish.
- Enjoy the leftovers; they taste just as amazing the next day.
- If you prefer red meat, you can substitute ground beef for the ground chicken.
What You Need to Make the Best Ground Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
To make this ground chicken stir fry recipe, you’ll need the following ingredients:
- Bell pepper
- Soy sauce
- Brown sugar
- Sesame oil
- Ground chicken
Suggestions and Substitutions
- Soy Sauce: Opt for low-sodium soy sauce to control the saltiness. However, regular soy sauce works fine as well.
- Brown Sugar: Use a brown sugar replacement or a brown sugar blend if you prefer. Honey can also be used as a substitute.
- Sesame Oil: If you’re watching your oil intake, you can skip this ingredient.
- Garlic and Ginger: Both minced and powdered versions work well for this recipe.
- Pepper: Feel free to add a little jalapeño pepper if you want to add some heat.
- Onion: Choose between white or sweet onion based on your preferred flavor profile.
- Ground Chicken: While ground chicken is recommended, you can substitute it with ground beef if you prefer. Different fat percentages can be used as well.
Making This Spicier
To add some spiciness to your dish:
- Incorporate chili flakes into the seasonings or sauté jalapeños with the bell pepper.
- Reduce the amount of brown sugar if you prefer a less sweet taste.
- Add 2 tablespoons of sweet chili sauce for an extra kick.
How to Make The Best Ground Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
Follow these simple steps to create your delicious ground chicken stir fry:
- In a small bowl, mix all the ingredients for the gluten-free and sugar-free stir fry sauce.
- Dice the onion and bell pepper.
- Heat a medium-sized pan over medium-high heat and grease it with cooking spray.
- Add the bell pepper to the pan and cook for 4 minutes. Then, add the onion and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes.
- Add the ground chicken to the pan and break it up using a meat chopper or spoon. Sprinkle in all the seasonings and continue cooking while breaking up the chicken.
- Once the chicken is fully cooked, pour in the stir fry sauce and bring it to a simmer. Allow the sauce to thicken and the flavors to meld together for about 5 minutes.
- Serve your ground chicken stir fry over rice or noodles, and feel free to add any additional vegetables to enhance the dish.
Make a Stir Fry Bowl Recipe
For a complete meal, serve your ground chicken stir fry over rice or noodles. Consider trying it with some instant pot rice or in a rice cooker. Pair it with broccoli or another vegetable, such as my crunchy crack broccoli recipe, to create a fantastic and satisfying meal.
Remember to try out my bulgogi ground beef recipe as well if you’re in the mood for a similar dish but with beef.
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Now, grab your ingredients and get ready to indulge in a delicious and easy ground chicken stir fry that will leave you craving for more!