Recipe: Healthy Chicken Stir-Fry

recipe: Poultry and Pork

No need to stop for take-out! This homemade chicken stir-fry recipe will save you money and tons of calories.

Skip the MSG and other additives. Pick your favorite fresh veggies and make this simple homemade sauce that pleases the whole family.

This easy, healthy chicken stir-fry recipe is filling, full of nutrients and will be sure to please your taste buds!

healthy chicken stir fry

Total Time: 60 minutes

Yield: 4 serving(s)


  • 4 chicken breasts, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup brown rice
  • 1 medium size bunch of bok choy, washed and diced
  • 3 medium sized carrots, washed and sliced
  • 1 medium yellow or white onion, chopped
  • 1 yellow or red pepper, washed and cubed
  • 1/2 a head of broccoli, washed and the heads cut off into bite sized pieces
  • 1 container or 2 cups snow peas, washed and cleaned
  • Stir Fry Sauce
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 1 tablespoon garlic
  • 2.5 tablespoons ginger paste or 1.5 tablespoons fresh ground ginger
  • 1 teaspoon red chili pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon honey


  1. Follow package instructions for 1 cup dry brown rice. It will yield 2 cups once cooked. The rice simmers 40-50 minutes
  2. Mix together the stir-fry sauce ingredients into a measuring cup or bowl and set aside
  3. Prep the vegetables and the chicken as indicated above then set aside
  4. Heat a large frying pan add in the 2 tbsp EVOO add chicken breast and brown until fully cooked
  5. Wait until all the rice is cooked, and cooling. Next add in all the veggies to the cooked chicken and cover your stir-fry with the prepared sauce
  6. The entire stir-fry will cook 3-5 minutes together until veggies are bright in color but still crisp
  7. Plate 1/2 cup rice to each plate and distribute the stir-fry among the 4 plates. This recipe makes 4 healthy sized servings of stir fry

Nutrition Information Per Serving

Calories: 465

Protein: 35 gram(s)

Fat: 7 gram(s)

Carbohydrates: 42 gram(s)

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