Top 7 Easy Stir Fry Recipes

Quick and Easy One Dish Dinners

The best thing about these stir fry recipes is that they are basically a meal in and of themselves, with protein and vegetables in one bowl. These recipes are also quick-cooking. The hardest part about these recipes is chopping the vegetables. Serve with thisĀ perfect rice.

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  • 01 of 07

    Pork Stir Fry Recipe

    Pork stirfry
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    A brief soak in a simple marinade helps to make this pork tender and flavorful. It's also important to cut the pork against the grain -- that will keep it from getting tough. If you're in a hurry, you can use frozen bell pepper or stir fry vegetables instead of fresh.
  • 02 of 07

    Chicken Stir Fry with Sugar Snap Peas and Carrots

    Chicken Stir Fry
    Chicken Stir Fry. Stephanie Gallagher
    This bright and colorful stir fry is perfect recipe to make when you don't have a lot of time to cut up vegetables. You can buy pre-shredded carrots and you don't even need to chop the sugar snap peas unless you want to. This is a healthy meal that the whole family will enjoy.
  • 03 of 07

    Beef and Broccoli Stir Fry Recipe

    Beef and broccoli
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    Using pre-washed and chopped broccoli florets (available in the produce section of most major supermarkets) is a good time-saver for this recipe. Be sure to cut the beef against the grain. That will keep it nice and tender. Serve with hot cooked rice.

  • 04 of 07

    Vegetable Fried Rice

    Fried rice
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    Whenever I have a few vegetables left in the crisper at the end of the week, I like to make fried rice. As with all stir fries, you can use whatever vegetables you happen to like or have on hand with this recipe. For added protein and flavor, throw in a handful of peanuts or cashews.
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  • 05 of 07

    Cashew Chicken Recipe

    Cashew chicken
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    Salty cashews lend a layer of sweet, nutty flavor and provide an extra source of protein in this stir fry. This recipe would also be good with green bell peppers.
  • 06 of 07

    Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

    Chicken stir fry
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    This is a fairly plain stir fry, made intentionally so for kids who wont eat stir fry that has vegetables in it. The chicken is dunked briefly in a soy sauce and orange marmalade marinade that makes it both tender and flavorful.
  • 07 of 07

    Drunken Noodles with Ground Turkey

    Drunken Noodles with Ground Turkey
    Drunken Noodles with Ground Turkey. Stephanie Gallagher
    The jalapeno peppers and sweet Thai chili sauce add just enough heat to this dish to keep the turkey from being boring. This isn't a terribly spicy dish, but if your kids favor very mild food, you may want to tone down the spices.