The Perfect Healthy Stir-Fry!
Kevin Alexander
Kevin Alexander
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294 Calories
16 g Carbs
30 g Protein
12 g Fat
Total Time
4 servings

It's time to add some diesel to the standard stir-fry. Combine a delicious pile of protein, veggies, and carbs in this easy-to-make recipe, and give your gains some serious fuel!

Sauce Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp liquid aminos
  • ½ tbsp ginger, pureed
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 whole orange juice, fresh squeezed
  • 1½ tbsp arrowroot starch

Stir-fry Ingredients

  • 1½ piece chicken breast, cut into cubes
  • 1 cup edamame
  • 1 cup, chopped red bell pepper
  • ⅓ cup stalk celery
  • ½ cup sliced mushrooms, crimini
  • 1 cup broccoli
  • ⅓ cup green onion, chopped
  • ⅓ tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil


  1. Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a small bowl. Ensure all of the white clumps from the starch have been removed.
  2. Set a nonstick skillet or wok on medium-high heat, and add 1 tablespoon olive oil. Add the raw, chopped chicken breasts, and cook for about 5-6 minutes, until the chicken is about 80 percent cooked. (There should be no visible pink pieces.) Set the chicken aside in a bowl so you can cook the veggies.
  3. Set the same nonstick skillet or large wok on medium-high heat and add the remaining 1 tablespoon of olive oil. Add the garlic and chopped green onions, and begin to sauté for about 2 minutes. The green onions should be brown.
  4. Add the raw veggies to the skillet and begin to sear them. You want some "crunch" in the veggies when you eat the stir-fry, so be careful not to overcook them.
  5. Cook the veggies for about 7-8 minutes, then add the chicken back to the stir-fry and mix everything together.
  6. Reduce the heat to medium, and move the chicken & veggie mixture to one side of the skillet to create room for the sauce.
  7. Pour the sauce into the empty side of the skillet and allow the sauce to simmer. Once it begins to simmer, quickly mix everything together. Instant restaurant-style stir-fry!
  8. Divide into your meal-prep containers with your choice of complex carbohydrate.
  9. Tip: The arrowroot starch acts as a thickening agent when heated, so make sure to let the sauce heat up and begin to simmer before mixing.