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    The 40 BEST Stir Fry Recipes

    Stir Fry. That delicious thing in a wok which makes your life a tad bit easy… and a tad bit more flavorful. You can never go wrong with a good stir fry. They are quick, easy and tend to be pretty healthy.

    All you need is a wok or large pan, whatever fresh veggies you have on hand, and whatever protein your heart desires. Quick prep work and you are ready for stirring and frying. Most of them will be ready in a flash, 20 or 30 minutes. The secret is cooking on very high heat, preferably in a wok with the freshest produce. How good does all this sound?

    We thought of compiling a list of all the possible great tasting Stir Fry Recipes for you. This list has great tasting meals that you can make in a matter of minutes. These recipes will give you tricks and tips on how to make juicy, tender, melt in mouth stir fried beef as well as crispy, yet juicy chicken.

    The 40 BEST Stir Fry Recipes.

    You’ll learn which cut of meat to use and how to cut it, as well as restaurant secrets like “velveting”. You will have so much fun whipping up all these different stir fries. You’ll find some well know classics like Mongolian Beef and Sweet and Sour Pork along with fun new stir fries like Thai Basil Chicken, Singapore Noodles and Hawaiian Pineapple Fried Rice.

    If you’re in the mood for spicy, you’ll also find fiery ones like Sichuan Shrimp Stir Fry and Hunan Shrimp. Go through all and we are sure you’ll be in a dilemma of what to cook first. This Stir Fry Recipe collection sure is a keeper…


    1. Kung Pao Chicken

    Let’s start this list with a very popular restaurant favorite stir fry, Kung Pao Chicken – It’s savory, it’s sweet, it’s tangy, and those dried chilis give it just a bit of kick! Don’t be intimidated by the number of ingredients, you can whip this up in half-hour or less. Perfect week-night meal!

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    2. The BEST Mongolian Beef

    Mongolian Beef – Melt in your mouth tender strips of beef stir fried in a silky, velvety sauce. You can stir fry this in less time than a trip to the takeout place! And we promise, homemade version will taste so much better.

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    3. Hunan Shrimp

    These fiery Hunan shrimp are super quick and super tasty. Don’t worry, you can always adjust the heat level if you don’t like too spicy!

    Succulent shrimp laced in a chili paste enhanced sauce with just a drizzle of this and a splash of that of some Asian staples. Add in whatever veggies you can think of, stir and fry for a few minutes and it’s ready to go over a bowlful of white rice. YUM.

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    4. Teriyaki Shrimp Stir Fry

    Now this Shrimp Stir Fry happens very fast… about 20 minutes fast. It’s a delicious mix of shrimp and whatever veggies you have on hand in a homemade teriyaki sauce. This is what easy weeknight meals are made up of.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    5. Korean Ground Beef Bowl

    This Korean Ground Beef Bowl has just the right combination of sweet, salty, umami and just a touch of spicy. Try it when you crave some Asian flavors, or just need something super quick!

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    6. Thai Basil Chicken (Pad Krapow Gai)

    Are you looking for a really, really fast meal that’s really, really tasty? Not only is this Thai Basil Chicken, AKA Pad Krapow Gai, bursting with flavor, you can whip it up in 15 minutes or less. This might be your easiest stir fry recipe yet!

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    7. Hawaiian Pineapple Fried Rice

    Add some island flair to your fried rice. This quick and easy one pot meal is loaded with flavors and whips up in 20 minutes or less! This colorful, pretty little bowl is loaded with so many flavors. Sweet? Yup. Savory? Yeah. Umami? Oh boy!! All this from a few left over ingredients lying around your house.

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    8. Healthy Chicken Ramen Stir Fry

    Healthy ramen? Who would have thought! This chicken ramen stir fry is packed with veggie power and nice lean protein. Take your pantry staple to a whole new level!

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    9. Beef & Broccoli Stir Fry

    Nothing is as easy as some simple, yet flavor jammed Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry. This is a one pan, 30 minute meal you can whip up in a breeze. Any great stir fry is all about the sauce. Add in all the amounts correctly and have a great beef and broccoli over steaming hot white rice.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen


    10. Orange Garlic Shrimp

    This Orange Garlic Shrimp with veggies is jam packed with sweet, tangy flavors… perfect for any stir fry. If you like famous orange chicken, you will absolutely fall in love with these shrimp. It’s colorfully loaded with any veggies you can lay your hands on. This one is sure is a keeper!!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy


    11. Cashew Chicken Stir Fry

    Cashew Chicken Stir Fry is great way to use up whatever vegetables you have in your fridge. The crunchiness and flavors of cashews go extremely well in Asian stir fries. Make a huge batch, as it’s a great meal prep option. You can pair it with rice or lo mein for all your weekly lunches.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    12. Spicy Szechuan Stir Fry

    This Spicy Szechuan Stir Fry is your calling to satisfy all those spice cravings. It all starts with homemade Szechuan sauce thrown over stir fried protein and veggies. You can make the same dish with beef, chicken, shrimp or just plain veggies. Btw, you can always customize the heat level to suit your taste.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven


    13. Sweet and Sour Pork

    Sweet and Sour Pork is something you will find in every single Chinese restaurant’s menu. Now you don’t have to make a round to the restaurant, just follow step by step instructions and make a cracking sweet and sour pork in your very own kitchen.

    Battered pork is fried crispy and then tossed with veggies and pineapple in a perfect sweet and tangy sauce. Yummm…

    Get the Recipe @ cafedelites


    14. Pepper Steak Stir Fry

    Pepper Steal is one of the very popular stir frys all over the world. Make this restaurant quality meal the next time you have some good stir fry steak available. Here, flank steak is thinly sliced and stir fried along with red and green bell peppers in a delicious savory sauce. This happens at lightening speed, too!

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    15. Pad Thai

    Pad Thai, a classic noodle stir fry from any Thai restaurant is easy to whip up in your kitchen. Most of the ingredients are probably already in your pantry. You can make this with any protein you wish. Chicken or shrimp go great!

    Deliciously flavorful, easy to make and perfectly satisfying. It’s made with ingredients you can find at the regular grocery store and it’s sure to leave you craving more!

    Get the Recipe @ cookingclassy


    16. Ground Turkey Stir Fry

    Looking for a healthier and lighter stir fry? Then try this ground turkey stir fry. It’s a quick and easy stir fry with bell peppers, carrots and cabbage along with ground turkey. You can customize it with whatever veggie or protein you have available. Make a big batch and portion it for future meals.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    17. Steak & Veggies Stir Fry

    This is a healthier take on your regular stir fries. It’s full of rainbow colored veggies like peppers, asparagus, snow peas along with perfectly seared steak in a sugar free, yet most delicious stir fry sauce. Ready in 30 minutes, it’s a perfect healthy meal on any weeknight.

    Get the Recipe @ oursaltykitchen


    18. Beef Chow Fun

    Anything that has “Fun” in the name is bound to be great, right? This Beef Chow Fun is nothing but a delicious beef and noodle stir fry, and you can make it happen super fast. Easy stir fry recipes like this is a complete meal for busy nights.

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven


    19. Beef Lo Mein

    Your restaurant favorite Lo Mein gets a little upgrade with perfectly seared thin flank steak slices. It’s full of flavors with green beans, carrots and meat all stirred together with tasty stir fry sauce. Yummy…

    Get the Recipe @ munchkintime


    20. Pineapple Chicken

    How about some tropical stir fry like Pineapple Chicken? Chicken and pineapple along with veggies gets tossed in sweet and savory sauce and the end result is finger licking delicious. Serve it atop fresh steaming white rice in a pineapple boat. Simple dinner made fancy in a few minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    21. Ground Beef Stir Fry with Ginger Garlic Sauce

    You can make pretty great stir fries with ground meats. This ground beef stir fry is full of different types of veggies (you can add anything in your refrigerator) with tasty ginger garlic sauce. It’s quick, it’s easy and tastes fabulous.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal


    22. Honey Garlic Shrimp

    You are absolutely going to love this Honey Garlic shrimp stir fry. It’s sweet, spicy and savory. Instead of plenty of sugar, this shrimp dish is made with orange juice and orange zest, scallions and red pepper flakes for some kick. A little healthier and leaner take on regular stir fries.

    Get the Recipe @ skinnytaste


    23. Sesame Chicken

    Another SUPER EASY 30 minute chicken stir fry dish. This sesame chicken is a copycat of the sweet and savory sesame chicken from the Chinese restaurant. It’s an easy weeknight meal you can throw together quick, with mostly staple pantry ingredients. Tasty meal prep option, too!

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    24. Sweet and Sour Chicken

    Craving some REAL good Sweet and Sour Chicken? Don’t look for Chinese take out. With just a few steps you can make tastier stir fry in your kitchen. Tender, yet crispy chicken with lots of veggies mixed in with homemade sweet and sour sauce. And don’t forget the pineapple in this one. Delicious…

    Get the Recipe @ iwashyoudry


    25. General Tso’s Chicken

    Crispy fried chicken pieces tossed in a sweet and slightly spicy sauce is General Tso’s Chicken for you. This restaurant classic will be loved by everyone in your family. Serve it along with your favorite white rice or Chinese noodles.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    26. Easy Beef Stir Fry

    A perfect tasty sir fry is where there are plenty of colorful veggies and well seasoned tender juicy protein. This beef stir fry has all. Goes excellent over noodles or rice.

    Get the Recipe @ spendwithpennies


    27. Vegetable Stir Fry

    Looking for an Asian stir fry on meatless nights? This vegetable stir fry is just for you! This recipe uses mushrooms, broccoli, carrots, baby corn, red and yellow peppers, but you can practically throw in any veggies on hand. Try green beans, snow peas or asparagus. Some days, you can even add some extra protein like chicken or shrimp or beef.

    Get the Recipe @ natashaskitchen


    28. Singapore Street Noodles

    These Singapore Street Noodles are an absolutely delightful PF Chang’s copycat. This dish is made with rice noodles, chicken, shrimp & julienned vegetables tossed in curry sauce made with curry powder and coconut milk. There are so many flavors in every single bite. You will love this new noodle stir fry, for sure…

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    29. Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry

    This quick and tasty chicken teriyaki stir fry is so much healthier than takeout. It uses simple ingredients, minus any sugar, and taste equally great. Teriyaki Chicken Stir Fry is perfect and loved by everyone in the family.

    Get the Recipe @ paleorunningmomma


    30. Thai Basil Beef Noodle Stir Fry

    This Thai Basil Beef Noodle Stir-Fry recipe is full of bold flavors with the best stir fry sauce that has plenty of Thai Basil. Tender juicy steak, rice noodles, whatever veggies on hand… and you create magic. You can substitute beef with chicken, pork or shrimp and yet every single time it turns up perfect. All in just 30 minutes!

    Get the Recipe @ gimmesomeoven


    31. Pad See Ew

    Pad See Ew is a Thai stir fried rice noodle dish made with with chicken, pork, beef or shrimp and vegetables in a sweet and salty soy based sauce. It’s a very popular and beloved street food in Thailand.

    You can customize it with whatever veggies you want in “your” pad see ew. This super fantastic stir fry whips up in just 30 minutes.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings


    32. Pineapple Shrimp Stir Fry

    Don’t you want to start woking after just looking at these shrimp? This Pineapple Shrimp is an absolutely delicious and healthy stir fry recipe with a combination of plump and juicy shrimp, veggies and pineapple. The pineapple juice and hoisin sauce give the sauce the perfect balance of sweet and tangy flavors.

    Get the Recipe @ theendlessmeal


    33. Orange Beef Stir Fry

    This stir fry looks and taste like something from a fine Asian restaurant. It uses sirloin steak cooked in a sweet and savory sauce and tossed with fresh orange chunks. Believe it or not, the sauce only has 4 ingredients! Super quick and easy.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    34. Sichuan Shrimp Stir Fry

    This one is HOT and fiery. Authentic Chinese Sichuan Shrimp can be easy to make at home, as long as you have some special ingredients like Sichuan peppercorns and Doubanjiang paste. But they are easily available now a days in any Asian grocery store. If you like authentic and hot stir fries, these shrimp should come to your table soon.

    Get the Recipe @ ominvorescookbook


    35. Sesame Chicken with Green Beans

    This One-Pan Skillet Sesame Chicken with Green Beans is your answer when everyone is hungry at the end of some busy day. This is healthy and super delicious. All you need is to cook some steaming white rice or noodles to go along with it.

    Get the Recipe @ cleanfoodcrush


    36. Moo Goo Gain Pan

    Moo Goo Gai Pan is a popular American-Chinese chicken stir fry dish made with chicken and mushrooms in a savory, delicious sauce. Moo Goo Gai Pan means “fresh mushrooms with sliced chicken” in Cantonese. But you can always amp it up with whatever other veggies you have on hand.

    Get the Recipe @ carlsbadcravings


    37. Chicken Green Bean Stir Fry with Sweet Chili Sauce

    This chicken green bean stir fry is with sweet chili sauce has sweet and spicy flavors at the same time. Juicy and crispy chicken smothered in sauce along with peppers and green beans is going to be a family favorite in no time.

    Get the Recipe @ whiskitrealgud


    38. Bibimbap Inspired Beef Stir Fry

    Bibimbap is probably the ultimate comfort food to most of people from Korea. Bibimbap translates to “mixed rice with meat and assorted vegetables“. This beef stir fry is inspired by that concept. You can make this dish to clean up your refrigerator with any vegetables you can find in it. Don’t forget the signature fried egg on top.

    Get the Recipe @ thegirlonbloor


    39. Moo Shu Pork

    Make this classic Moo Shu Pork that tastes even better than any you will get in a restaurant. Moo shu is thinly sliced pork stir fried with veggies like cabbage, mushrooms and egg in a tasty sauce. It is usually served with warm Mandarin style pancakes.

    Get the Recipe @ dinneratthezoo


    40. Korean Beef Bulgogi

    We’re ending this awesome list with a Korean stir fry classic, Bulgogi. Here, thin flank steak slices are marinated in ginger, garlic, soy sauce, grated pear and Korean chili flakes to create amazing flavors. It can be flash cooked to create the most melt in your mouth tender beef. Yummy Bulgogi…

    Get the Recipe @ diethood


    Well, aren’t you itching to chop some veggies and throw everything together after going through all these mouth watering stir fries? As you can see, they are simple, easy and quick!

    Before you do anything, save all these yummy recipes by either pinning or saving this collection. Whether it’s a busy weeknight or lazy weekend, stirring up one of these fabulous recipes. Life couldn’t be more easy or more flavorful… 🙂 Enjoy…

    Stir fry recipes.

    The 40 BEST Stir Frys

    Yield: 6 servings
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 20 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes

    You'll be woking up a storm with this great collection of quick and easy Stir Fry Recipes. They're better than any takeout!

    Ingredients

    • chicken
    • beef
    • shrimp
    • rice
    • noodles
    • vegetables
    • ginger
    • garlic
    • soy sauce

    Instructions

      1. Choose a recipe that looks tasty. Try something you haven't had before, it's fun to experiment!
      2. Make a shopping list and buy the ingredients.
      3. Cook your new favorite Stir Fry Recipe!

    Notes

    1. Let me know which recipes you try, I love hearing from you!

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