Ginger Chicken Stir-Fry


Stir-fry chicken and vegetables with a delicious ginger sauce to make this quick-to-fix main-dish recipe.

Ginger chicken stir-fry
Photo: Blaine Moats
Total Time:
25 mins


  • 1 ¼ cup sliced zucchini (1 medium)

  • ½ cup sliced carrot (1 medium)

  • ½ cup sliced onion (1 medium)

  • 1 small red sweet pepper cut into strips (3/4 cup)

  • 2 ½ cup shredded green cabbage (about half of a small cabbage head)

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil or peanut oil

  • 12 ounce skinless, boneless chicken breast halves or turkey tenderloins, cut into 1-inch pieces

  • ½ cup bottled stir-fry sauce

  • ½ teaspoon ground ginger

  • 3 - 4 cup hot cooked white or brown rice

  • ¾ cup chopped cocktail peanuts or cashews


  1. In a 12-inch skillet or wok cook and stir half of the zucchini, carrot, onion, pepper, and cabbage in hot oil over medium-high heat for about 2 minutes or until crisp-tender. Remove vegetables from the skillet. Repeat with remaining vegetables; remove from the skillet.

  2. If necessary, add more oil to the hot skillet. Add chicken to the skillet. Cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until chicken is no longer pink. Push chicken from center of the skillet. Add stir-fry sauce and ginger to center of the wok. Cook and stir until bubbly. Return the vegetables to the skillet. Cook and stir about 1 minute more or until chicken-vegetable mixture is coated and heated through. Serve over rice. Sprinkle servings with chopped peanuts. Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

355 Calories
14g Fat
37g Carbs
22g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 355
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 33mg 11%
Sodium 816mg 35%
Total Carbohydrate 37g 13%
Total Sugars 8g
Protein 22g
Vitamin C 38.4mg 192%
Calcium 70.7mg 5%
Iron 1.8mg 10%
Potassium 541mg 12%
Folate, total 56.4mcg
Vitamin B-12 0.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.7mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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