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Chinese Chicken Stir Fry Recipe#1

This chicken stir fry recipe is very easy to prepare even in your busy day schedule. The chicken pieces along with vegetables smothered in garlic and ginger soy sauce with honey create a perfect blend of savory and sweetness.

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chinese Chicken Stir Fry
Servings: 5
Calories: 926kcal
Author: Maushmi Singh


  • 1 ½

    Pounds chicken breast

    (cut them into 1 to 2-inch pieces size)

  • 1 Tbsp ginger (minced)

  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)

  • 3 Spring onions

    (white parts thinly sliced and green part reserved)
  • 3/4 cup unsalted cashews

  • 1 Can whole water chestnuts

  • 1 cup sliced carrots

  • 1 Pound mushrooms

    (cut into large pieces)

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch mixed with two tbsp water

  • 1 Tsp chili oil

  • 2 Tbsp peanut oil

    (for stir-frying)
  • 3 Tbsp soy sauce

  • 3/4 cup water


  • Collect all the ingredients first and chop them appropriately.

  • Mix the chili oil, ginger, garlic, soy sauce, spring onions and water in a bowl and keep it aside for preparing the sauce.

  • Now place a dry wok on medium heat and cashews in it. Toast it at least for one minute. Keep stirring so that it won’t burn until it toasted slightly and then remove cashews.

  • In order to stir fry your chicken, heat the two tbsp of oil in the wok. Add the chicken and stir fry it until it turns to light browned color for 5 to 6 minutes. Once it fries remove the chicken and pour it on a plate.

  • Then stir fry other ingredients like carrots, mushrooms and water chestnuts about 3 to 6 minute time.

  • After that add stir fry chicken, sauce and cashews. Stir them well and cover the wok. Let all your ingredients cook for at least 3 minutes' time.

  • Now add the cornstarch and water mixture in it and stir it well until it thickens.

  • Remove the wok from heat and serve your Chinese chicken stir fry recipe hot on your dinner plate and enjoy your meal. You can serve this recipe with white rice.