Last updated on June 28th, 2021 at 07:20 pm
Skip the takeout! This chicken stir fry recipe makes a quick and easy family dinner. It’s perfect for busy weeknights. Serve it over rice–or quinoa if you’d like.
Feel free to substitute beef for the chicken, and you can make substitutions for the veggies too. In fact, this stir fry recipe is a tasty way to use up any extra veggies you might have.
We like to serve this chicken stir fry with egg rolls. Frozen egg rolls in the air fryer come out perfectly and are the perfect compliment to this tasty dish.
Easy Chicken Stir Fry
- 1/4 Cup soy sauce
- 1 Tbsp cornstarch
- 1/4 Cup brown sugar
- 5 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut in chunks
- 1 1/2 Tbsp sesame oil
- 1 Cup sliced carrots
- 1 Cup diced onion
- salt and pepper to taste
Mix the soy sauce, brown sugar, and cornstarch together in a medium bowl.
Spread mixture over chicken breasts and let sit for 20 minutes.
Heat 3/4 of the sesame oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in the carrots and onions and sauté until onions become translucent.
Heat the remaining 3/4 of the sesame oil, and add in the chicken. Cook chicken until fully done.
Pour in the vegetables and the remaining liquid from the marinade, and let sit for five minutes.
Salt and pepper to taste.
Serve and enjoy.
Add 1/4 cup of water chestnuts for extra flavor and crunch.
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