Snappy Chicken Stir-Fry


Fix up a sizzling stir-fry in minutes with the help of frozen pea pods and tender pieces of chicken.

Snappy Chicken Stir Fry
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
20 mins


  • 1 6 ounce package frozen pea pods

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts

  • ¼ cup orange juice

  • 2 tablespoon water

  • 2 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon cooking oil

  • Hot cooked rice

  • Chopped peanuts (optional)


  1. Let pea pods stand at room temperature to partially thaw. Meanwhile, cut chicken into 1-inch pieces. In a small bowl stir together the orange juice, water, soy sauce, and cornstarch.

  2. Preheat a wok or large skillet over high heat. Add cooking oil. Stir-fry chicken, half at a time, for 2 to 3 minutes or until no pink remains. Add more oil as necessary. Return all chicken to wok. Push chicken to the sides of the wok. Stir orange juice mixture and add to center of wok. Cook and stir until orange juice mixture is thickened and bubbly.

  3. Add partially frozen pea pods to wok and stir in chicken until all is coated with sauce. Cover and simmer the mixture for 1 minute. Serve with rice. Sprinkle with peanuts, if desired. Makes 4 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

347 Calories
6g Fat
40g Carbs
32g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 347
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 66mg 22%
Sodium 527mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 40g 15%
Protein 32g
Vitamin C 29.5mg 148%
Calcium 40.4mg 3%
Iron 2.5mg 14%

*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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