Top Stir Fry Recipes

Certain dishes just never seem to go out of style. From Chicken Chow Mein to Beef with Broccoli, these are the ten most popular stir fry recipes on the Chinese Cuisine site. Before getting started, check out Twenty Tips for Stir Frying. And for more recipes, see "Related Guide Picks" in the box directly below the top 10 list for my complete index of stir fry recipes.

  • 01 of 10
    Chicken Chow Mein
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    This recipe shows you how to stir fry the chicken, vegetables and noodles separately, and then combine them at the end of cooking. You can substitute shrimp or pork for the chicken.
  • 02 of 10
    Stir-fried Beef and Brocolli
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    This stir fry combines beef and vegetables in a flavorful sauce made with oyster sauce and two types of soy sauce.

  • 03 of 10
    Chicken and Vegetable Fried Rice
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    Chicken and cooked rice are combined with vegetables and seasonings in this quick and easy stir fry recipe.
  • 04 of 10
    Chicken and Vegetable Stir Fry
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    Made with orange juice and chile paste, this is a quick and easy stir fry recipe for busy weeknights.
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  • 05 of 10
    Chinese lettuce chicken wraps
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    These were a big hit when they first began showing up in Asian restaurants in the 1990's, and their popularity has never faded. They make a great party appetizer or main meal.

  • 06 of 10
    Chicken Chop Suey
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    The classic comfort dish - meat and vegetables cooked in a savory sauce.
  • 07 of 10
    Chicken and vegetables cooked in a wok
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    A stir fry with chicken, mushrooms, bamboo shoots, and water chestnuts.

  • 08 of 10
    Shrimp Fried Rice
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    It's hard to go wrong with this simple but tasty dish made with shrimp, cooked ham, rice, and vegetables, seasoned with savory oyster sauce.
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  • 09 of 10
    Kung Pao Chicken
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    In this healthier version of the traditional recipe, the chicken is stir-fried instead of deep-fried, reducing the fat content.
  • 10 of 10
    Shrimp in lobster sauce
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    This is the western restaurant version, served with a white sauce. For the traditional Cantonese recipe, made with fermented black beans, see the "Suggested Reading" box below the recipes.