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Chinese Chicken Stir Fry Recipe#2

This Chinese chicken stir fry recipe is a much better meal option than takeout. Make it with a few simple steps and easily available ingredients and serve it hot on your dinner table.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: Chinese Chicken Stir Fry
Servings: 4
Calories: 523kcal
Author: Maushmi Singh

Ingredients

  • 1 Lb chicken thighs



    (cut into bite-sized pieces)



  • 8 oz mushrooms (sliced)



  • 1/2 zucchini (cubed or sliced)



  • 1/2 onion (cubed)



  • 1 Small size carrot (cubed or julienned)



  • 1 cup broccoli (cut into florets)



  • 1/2 Red pepper cubed



  • 1 Tsp Fresh ginger (minced)



  • 4 Garlic cloves (minced)



  • 1/2 cup cashews



  • 2 Tbsp oil



  • 1 Tbsp butter



  • 1/2 cup chicken broth (for stir fry sauce)



  • 1/4 cup soy sauce



  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch



  • 2 Tbsp honey



  • 1/4 cup water



Instructions

  • Cut the chicken thighs into bite-size pieces after trimming its excess fat. Cut all the vegetables into even-sized pieces. Keep them in the same size as the chicken thighs pieces.






  • Combine all the ingredients in a bowl for preparing sauce.






  • Now place a large pan or wok on medium heat and heat one tbsp oil for stir fry. Add chicken in this hot oil in a single layer. Cook the chicken pieces until it browned. Remove the cooked
    chicken from pan and set aside. 






  • Now add the remaining oil and butter and all cut veggies such as mushrooms, zucchini, broccoli, carrots, onion, and red peppers. Cook the vegetables until it crisp-tender and mix frequently.






  • Add chicken back, ginger and garlic to the pan and cook for 1 minute. Stir them frequently.






  • Mix the cashews now and pour the sauce into the pan and let it boil for a while. Reduce the heat and stir fry the ingredients on simmer until the sauce mixes well with other ingredients and takes a good thicker consistency.






  • Garnish your sit fry chicken with sesame seed and green onion and serve it hot on your plate.


     






Notes

You can serve your Chinese chicken stir fry with noodles, white rice or plain fried rice. This chicken stir fry is loaded with nutrients with multiple veggies, nuts, and chicken pieces.  You can experiment with some other healthy veggies of your choice as it will no way change or reduce the taste value of this delicious recipe.