Healthy chicken stir fry recipe on a plate

Healthy Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

There's nothing better than a delicious chicken stir fry recipe for dinner - this one is my favorite! So healthy and fresh with lots of veggies.
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main, Main Course, Main Meal
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 226kcal


  • 1 spray non-stick cooking spray
  • 1 lb chicken breasts
  • 2 tsp rice vinegar
  • 2 tsp lite soy sauce
  • ½ inch fresh ginger minced
  • 2 tsp hoisin sauce found in international section
  • 20 baby carrots cut in half lengthwise
  • 1 ½ cups broccoli florets
  • 8 oz sliced water chestnuts (1 can, drained)
  • 8 oz bamboo shoots (1 can, drained)
  • 8 ounces shittake mushrooms (other varieties are fine too)
  • 2 green onions chopped
  • sesame seeds (optional)


  • Spray skillet with non stick spray, add chicken and cook over high heat, stirring frequently until chicken is cooked through, about 7 minutes. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • In a small bowl mix rice vinegar, soy sauce, ginger, and hoisin sauce, set aside.
  • Spray skillet with non stick spray, add baby carrots, broccoli, and sauce mixture, cook over medium high heat for about 5 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Add water chestnuts, bamboo shoots, mushrooms, and green onions. Stir to combine. Cook for about 1 minutes, stirring. Add chicken back to skillet, remove from heat, and stir to combine.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds (optional), and serve immediately.


Nutrition information does not include sesame seeds as they are optional.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 226kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 28g | Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 72mg | Sodium: 396mg | Potassium: 947mg | Fiber: 6g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 144% | Vitamin C: 43.1% | Calcium: 4.7% | Iron: 12.1%