Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry

Get ready to elevate your dinner game with my Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry dish! Packed with flavor and protein, this dish is a breeze to whip up in under 7 minutes. Made with fresh ingredients, it’s a delicious and wholesome option for a quick and satisfying meal! Let’s dive in and discover the simple joy of cooking up this flavorful stir fry!

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

Why I Love This Recipe

As a seasoned cook, I’ve come across countless recipes, but few are as versatile and satisfying as my Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry! Inspired by the popularity of my Ground Beef & Mushroom Endive and Egg Roll in A Bowl Crack Slaw recipes, this dish combines the richness of ground chicken with savory Asian flavors, creating a meal that’s both comforting and nutritious made so easily!

Whether you’re whipping up a quick weeknight dinner or preparing a flavorful side dish, this stir fry delivers on taste and convenience. Treat your taste buds to the savory notes of toasted sesame oil and tender ground chicken – it’s a recipe you won’t want to miss!

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Ground Chicken – fresh ground chicken, can be found at your local grocery store.
  • Fresh Shiitake Mushrooms – fresh shiitake mushroom washed and chopped. 
  • Garlic Clove – freshly grated or pressed garlic.
  • Green Onions – fresh chopped green onion scallions.
  • Neutral Oil no taste or flavor with high cooking temperature. Some choices are sunflower oil, peanut oil, sallower oil, vegetable oil, and canola oil. 
  • Salt – sea salt preferred.
  • Black Pepper – ground.
  • Ground Cayenne Pepper – ground cayenne pepper. Can substitute with ground chili pepper.
  • Soy Sauce – low-sodium Soy Sauce preferred. Can also use tamari for gluten-free.
  • Toasted Sesame Oil – 100% Toasted Sesame Oil that should have a dark brown color.  

Additional Add Ins

For a bolder and fuller flavor profile, add additional ingredients like Shredded Cabbage, Sliced Carrots, Sliced Brown Onions, Green Peas, Bell Peppers, and fresh Cilantro. These add-ins not only provide extra texture and color but also infuse the dish with vibrant flavors, elevating it to a whole new level!

Ingredient Substitutions

For alternative options, you can substitute ground chicken with Ground Turkey, Ground Beef, or Ground Pork. Each of these alternatives offers its own unique flavor profile, allowing you to tailor the dish to your personal preferences.

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

Essential Kitchen Equipment

  • Wok or Deep Large Skillet

Directions

☑ Before Getting Started

For optimal results, utilize a Large Wok or Deep Skillet before starting this recipe. This ensures ample space for the ingredients to cook and evenly distribute while stirring.

Step 1 First, brown ground chicken until cooked thoroughly, then add shiitake mushrooms, garlic, cayenne, salt and black pepper.

Asian ground chicken stir fry in a wok.

🍳 Stir Frying Pro Tip

Cook the ground chicken and vegetables in batches if necessary to Avoid Overcrowding the pan, which can lead to steaming instead of browning.

Step 2 Lastly, soy sauce, toasted sesame oil and chopped green onions. Mix well and serve hot is all it takes!

Asian ground chicken stir fry in a wok.

🌿 Garnishing Pro Tip

Add the finishing touch by garnishing with Toasted Sesame Seeds or Red Pepper Flakes for added flavor and visual appeal.

🍽️ Serving Pro Tip

For serving options, enjoy As Is, wrap it in lettuce for Lettuce Wraps, or serve it on your preferred Bowl of Rice.

Pairing Recommendations

Enhance your dish by pairing it with Spicy Asian Cucumber Salad or Garlic Spinach Stir Fry. Complete your meal with Tofu Miso Soup or Egg Drop Soup alongside your preferred bowl of rice for a complete dinning plan.

Asian style chicken stir fry being cooked in a wok.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I make this recipe ahead of time?

While it's best enjoyed fresh, you can store leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 7-10 days.

Is this recipe gluten-free?

Yes, this recipe is gluten-free if you use gluten-free soy sauce or tamari.

Can I adjust the spiciness level of this dish?

Absolutely! Feel free to adjust the amount of cayenne pepper or add chili flakes according to your preference.

How do I know when the ground chicken is cooked through?

The ground chicken should be browned and no longer pink in the center when fully cooked.

 

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

Storage Tips

Store any leftovers in an airtight container and place it in the refrigerator. Leftovers can be kept fresh for up to 7-10 days.

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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

Come and try my flavorful Asian Ground Chicken Stir Fry recipe! Discover the perfect balance of tender ground chicken and savory Asian seasonings in this quick and easy stir fry. Whether you're craving a delicious main dish or a satisfying side, this recipe is sure to impress with its vibrant flavors.
4.67 from 15 votes
Course: Lunch, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian ground chicken, ground chicken stir fry, stir fry with ground chicken
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 7 minutes
Servings: 2
Print Recipe
Calories: 368kcal

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Gather all the ingredients.
    Ingredients to make Asian ground chicken stir fry.
  • Chop shiitake mushroom and green onions as shown below.
    Shiitake mushrooms chopped.
  • Grate garlic with a grater or garlic press and set aside.
    Grated garlic.
  • In a deep 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.
    Asian ground chicken stir fry in a wok.
  • 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.
    Asian ground chicken stir served in a bowl.

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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