Garlic Sesame Chicken Stir Fry is an easy meal that’s on the table in 30 minutes or less! It boasts an authentic Chinese stir-fry flavor and is packed with veggies. Skip take out to make this healthier chicken stir fry recipe at home.
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Around this busy time of year, I’m always looking for easy meals that don’t require a ton of prep time and require little clean up. This Garlic Sesame Chicken Stir Fry is a quick and easy recipe that is on repeat in our house during this busy season! This dish cooks everything in one pot which makes for simple clean up. Skip takeout and make this healthier meal at home with ingredients you probably already have in your pantry.
Sometimes when schedules are busier this time of year, it’s tempting to get delivery or pick up your favorite stir fry or fried rice from your favorite local Chinese restaurant. With this dish, you can avoid the takeout and substitute it with this homemade recipe that is much healthier for you. It’s lower in sodium and packed with your favorite vegetables and stir fry flavor.
This stir fry is simple to make and is filled with lots of veggies to make it a true one-pot meal. By now, I’m sure you know how much I love one pot meals. This recipe takes the cake with minimal prep work and cook time. A hearty and delicious meal for the entire family comes together in less than 30 minutes!
How to Make Chicken Stir Fry
To make chicken stir fry heat sesame oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Cook and stir in the carrots, onion, broccoli, mushrooms, bell pepper, snow peas and water chestnuts until tender. remove the vegetables from the skillet and keep warm. Cook the chicken about 2 minutes on each side. Return vegetables back to the skillet, bring to a boil and cook until chicken is no longer pink and vegetables are tender. It’s that easy! Serve it with cauliflower rice or whole grain rice.
What do you eat with chicken stir fry?
- White or brown rice
- Cauliflower rice
- Fresh sliced fruit like pineapple or oranges
- Eggrolls or springrolls
Tips for making chicken stir fry
- Cut the chicken into small 1/4-inch strips. This ensures the chicken cooks quickly and evenly.
- Marinate the chicken in the refrigerate for at least 15 minutes.
- Cook the chicken in a small amount of oil over high heat.
- Swap out the vegetables for another.
Other stir fry recipes
- Sweet and Sour Chicken
- Chicken Teriyaki Stir Fry
- Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry
Swap this dish for your next Chinese take-out night for a healthy option that the whole family will love! If you are looking for more one pot meals, try some of my favorite recipes!
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