Recipe of the week: Quick Chicken Stir-Fry

October 17, 2022
Maddie Southall

Quick Chicken Stir-Fry 

An easy veggie-filled weeknight meal. This recipe uses quick rice but if you prefer cooking rice from scratch see the ‘Cooking Rice From Scratch’ recipe.

Serves: 4

Time: 30 mins


1 onion

1 head broccoli

1 capsicum

1 large zucchini

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

1 packet chicken breast strips (500g)

1 packet stir-fry honey, soy and garlic sauce (175g)

salt and pepper

1 packet microwaveable rice (450g)


chopping board

chopping knife

large non-stick frying pan

cooking spoon

large plate


serving spoon

4 serving bowls

  1. Gather everything together

    Get all the ingredients and utensils together that are needed for this recipe. Put them on the bench so that you are ready to cook.

  2. Prepare the veggies

    Remove both ends and the outer layer of skin of the onion and chop into small pieces. Wash the broccoli, remove the florets and cut into bite-sized pieces. Wash and cut the capsicum into quarters then remove the seeds and stem before slicing. Wash the zucchini, remove both ends and thinly slice.

  3. Cook the chicken

    Heat a large non-stick frying pan over high heat and add half the oil. Place the chicken in the frying pan and cook for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally until cooked. Remove the chicken from heat and place it on a large plate.

  4. Cook the veggies

    Place the remaining oil into the frying pan, add the onion and cook for 2 minutes until soft. Add the broccoli, capsicum, and zucchini and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.

  5. Fry it all together

    Add the chicken back into the frying pan, then add the stir-fry sauce and a pinch of salt and pepper. Stir together and cook for 2 minutes. Microwave the rice.
  6. Assemble and Serve

    Divide the rice evenly between the bowls and add the stir fry on top with a large serving spoon.

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