Guilt-Free Stir-Fry Recipes You Have to Try

Brussels Sprouts and Noodle Stir-Fry with Cilantro and Almonds
Stir-frying is fast, fun, and naturally healthful. Shake up your old-fashioned stir-fry recipes with these healthy new combos that clock in at under 400 calories per serving.

Korean Barbecued Pork Stir-Fry

Sriracha and hoisin give this healthy stir-fry a rich barbecue flavor with a bit of spice. Add in fresh Asian pears or apples for a contrast of textures and flavors.

Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Who doesn't love an easy chicken stir-fry? This healthy recipe features a zesty soy sauce and rice vinegar marinade to make the chicken extra flavorful, plus plenty of green onions and mushrooms cooked in a thick, garlicky sauce.

Pork and Broccoli Noodle Stir-Fry

Sneak an extra helping of veggies into dinner tonight by replacing your usual noodles with vegetable noodles! This healthy recipe uses ribbons of carrots and broccoli stir-fried alongside pork strips and broccoli florets to make a fresh and veggie-filled meal.

Mediterranean Chicken-Pomegranate Stir-Fry

A rich blend of spices (think cumin, coriander, and paprika) gives big flavor to this simple chicken, carrot, and onion stir-fry. A sprinkling of juicy pomegranate seeds gives this dish even more Mediterranean flair.

Tofu Stir-Fry with Soba Noodles

Tofu gets a big boost of flavor when you stir-fry it with garlic, ginger, and teriyaki sauce alongside red peppers and spinach. This easy vegetarian stir-fry is packed with protein and hearty enough for a meal when you serve it over tender soba noodles.

Pineapple-Chicken Stir-Fry

For a stir-fry that adds a little sweetness to the savory, this recipe includes plenty of fresh pineapple cooked in stir-fry sauce. In addition to a helping of fruit, this healthy dinner also has a serving of veggies thanks to zucchini and fresh pea pods.

Blistered Beans and Beef Stir-Fry

Green bean lovers, rejoice! Pickled radishes complement blistered beans covered with a soy sauce and cider vinegar combo. Serve with a side of a rice noodles for a healthy but filling meal.

Pineapple-Chicken Meatball Stir-Fry

Get the flavors of Hawaii right in your kitchen. Teriyaki-glazed chicken meatballs are stir-fried with pineapple chunks, bok choy, and peppers for a fresh vacay-style dinner.

Korean-Style Chili-Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

This Korean-style stir-fry is flavored with an Asian chili-garlic sauce. The recipe calls for chicken, but feel free to experiment with whatever protein you prefer.

Chicken with Apple-Vegetable Slaw Stir-Fry

The sweet apples in this chicken stir-fry perfectly complement the savory vegetable slaw made with mushrooms, shallots, cabbage, and asparagus.

Cajun Shrimp and Sausage Stir-Fry

Along with shrimp and sausage, okra plays a big part in this stir-fry. Combine those ingredients with Cajun seasoning and hot pepper sauce, and you've got an incredibly flavorful yet healthy stir-fry.

Pear and Pork Stir-Fry

This stir-fry recipe has warm flavors like soy, ginger, and crushed red pepper—all of which bring out the savoriness of pears. Serve over rice and top with green onion slices.

Chicken Curry Skillet with Rice Noodles

By using frozen stir-fry vegetables, this skillet recipe can be made in just 30 minutes. Coconut milk, fish sauce, sugar, and curry paste make a spicy-sweet sauce for the chicken, noodle, and veggie mixture.

Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry

This healthy stir-fry recipe can be prepared in under 30 minutes with a little help from frozen veggies and quick-cooking rice. Mix that with some chicken, lemon juice, and soy sauce, and you've got a simple protein-filled stir-fry recipe to satisfy your cravings.

Snappy Chicken Stir-Fry

Tender pieces of chicken and pea pods are stir-fried in orange juice and soy sauce for this citrusy dish.

Chicken and Broccoli Stir-Fry

Everyone should have a simple chicken-and-broccoli stir-fry recipe on hand. The next time you're thinking of getting takeout, try making this guilt-free alternative.

Sesame-Ginger Beef Stir-Fry

This sesame and ginger flavor combo can't be beat. Mix with tender beef, broccoli florets, and sweet peppers for a slightly spicy, guilt-free Asian stir-fry to share with friends and family.

Gingered Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry

Extra-firm tofu, loads of asparagus, and tender squash work in perfect harmony with a zesty ginger sauce. Top with toasted almonds and serve over brown rice for a hearty vegetarian meal.

Orange Teriyaki Beef Stir-Fry

Trust us on this orange-flavor steak-and-veggies combination: This is a dish you'll never forget. Serve with multigrain spaghetti or soba noodles.

Brussels Sprouts and Noodle Stir-Fry with Cilantro and Almonds

This recipe combines two of our favorite meals: stir-fry and spaghetti. The Brussels sprouts give the dish plenty of vitamin C and fiber. Did we mention the recipe clocks in at just 115 calories per serving?

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