Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry

Easy ground chicken stir fry makes for a quick and delicious dinner any day of the week!  Made with ground chicken, shiitake mushrooms and various Asian style seasonings, this is a great healthy option when short on time!

Stir-fry’s are my go-to when I am in a rush to make dinner and this easy ground chicken stir-fry recipe is quick, simple and tastes absolutely delicious!

Asian style chicken stir fry served in a white bowl with a renge, an Asian style spoon.

This dish is delicious on its own or topped over cauliflower rice or rice of choice!  You can even make your own chicken lettuce wraps with this recipe for a tasty appetizer.  It’s also a great meal prep option that you can make ahead of time.

What are the instructions to you make Asian Ground Chicken Stir-fry?

This Asian ground chicken stir-fry is incredibly easy to make and only takes a few minutes from start to finish.

First, brown ground chicken until cooked thoroughly, then add shiitake mushrooms, garlic, cayenne, salt and black pepper.

Lastly, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil and chopped green onions.  Mix well and serve hot is all it takes!

If preferred, you can also use ground beef or ground turkey with this recipe.

Is ground chicken a healthy protein option?

Ground chicken is lean consisting primarily of chicken breast so it’s a great healthy protein option.

Picture of various seasoning used in making Asian style chicken stir fry.

What kind of seasoning goes into this ground chicken recipe?

The seasoning for this dish is very simple.  Soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic and cayenne pepper make up the flavors of this easy Asian style stir-fry recipe.  For a little spice, feel free to add red peppers.

Are there any other vegetables I can add to this stir-fry recipe?

  • Shredded Cabbage
  • Sliced Carrots
  • Sliced Brown Onions
  • Water Chestnuts
  • Edamame Beans
  • Green Peas
  • Broccoli Bites
  • Bell Peppers
  • Tomatoes
  • Cilantro

Asian style chicken stir fry being cooked in a wok.

What is the nutrition information for this ground chicken recipe?

  • 368 Calories
  • 6g Carbohydrates
  • 1g Fiber
  • 41g Protein
  • 20g Fat
  • 510mg Sodium
  • 1385mg Potassium
  • 29mg Calcium
  • 2mg Iron
  • 195mg Cholesterol
  • 328ui Vitamin A
  • 34mg Vitamin C

Are there any tips or tricks for making Asian Ground Chicken Stir-Fry?

  • Make sure to use high heat when cooking.
  • Use a high temp neutral oil when stir frying.
  • Use a large wok or a deep dish skillet since you will be doing a lot of tossing and stirring.
  • Have all the ingredients chopped and ready to go before starting.  Stir frying goes quickly, so you won’t have time to chop in-between steps.
  • You can add a tablespoon or 2 of chicken broth to make the stir fry juicier.
  • Use lettuce leaves as wrappers for a chicken lettuce wrap for a healthy and low carb and keto friendly option.
  • Use tamari soy sauce for a gluten-free ground chicken stir fr recipe.

Asian style chicken stir fry served in a white bowl with a renge, an Asian style spoon.

Did you have any other stir fry recipes I can try?

Now, let’s get stir frying up some Asian style ground chicken!

  • Prepping Time 2M
  • Cooking Time 5M
  • Total Time 7M
  • Net Carb/Serving ~5g
  • Serving 2

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Chicken
  • 4 Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms (can sub with hydrated dried shiitake)
  • 2 Garlic Clove
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Toasted Sesame Seeds (optional garnish)
  • 1 Chili Pepper (optional garnish)

Directions

1) Gather all the ingredients.

2) Chop Shiitake mushroom and green onions as shown below.

3) Grate garlic with a grater or garlic press and set aside.

4) In a deep Teflon frying pan or Wok, add neutral cooking oil and bring up to temp on high heat.  Once up to temp and the oil is lightly smoking, add ground chicken and break apart with a spatula.  Next, add in chopped shiitake mushrooms, grated garlic, salt, black pepper and ground cayenne pepper.  Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes while stirring until chicken is cooked through.

5) Once chicken is cooked, add in Soy Sauce, Toasted Sesame Oil and chopped green onions.  Mix well, transfer to a serving plate and top with optional Toasted Sesame Seeds and fresh chili pepper.

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Asian style chicken stir fry served in a white bowl with a renge, an Asian style spoon.

Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry

Easy ground chicken stir fry makes for a quick and delicious dinner any day of the week! Made with ground chicken, shiitake mushrooms and various Asian style seasonings, this is a great healthy option when short on time!
4.75 from 8 votes
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian chicken stir fry, Asian ground chicken stir fry, Asian inspired chicken recipe
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 368kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb Ground Chicken
  • 4 Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms can sub with hydrated dried shiitake
  • 2 Clove Garlic
  • 1 Stalk Green Onion
  • 1 tbsp Neutral Cooking Oil
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 tsp Black Pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/2 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp Toasted Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 tsp Toasted Sesame Seeds optional garnish
  • 1 Chili Pepper optional garnish

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
  • Chop Shiitake mushroom and green onions as shown below.
  • Grate garlic with a grater or garlic press and set aside.
  • In a deep Teflon frying pan or Wok, add neutral cooking oil and bring up to temp on high heat. Once up to temp and the oil is lightly smoking, add ground chicken and break apart with a spatula. Next, add in chopped shiitake mushrooms, grated garlic, salt, black pepper and ground cayenne pepper. Mix well and cook for 3-4 minutes while stirring until chicken is cooked through.
  • Once chicken is cooked, add in Soy Sauce, Toasted Sesame Oil and chopped green onions. Mix well, transfer to a serving plate and top with optional Toasted Sesame Seeds and fresh chili pepper.

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Nutrition

Calories: 368kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 41g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 9g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 510mg | Potassium: 1385mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 328IU | Vitamin C: 34mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 2mg
*Values Based Per Serving
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