If there’s someone out there who doesn’t like a good stir-fry, we haven’t met them. With countless combos like chicken stir-fry, beef and broccoli, stir-fried rice and more, there are enough recipes out there for everyone’s taste. We picked our favorite recipes that use all sorts of ingredients, from chicken to shrimp. The best part? Most of these take 30 minutes or less. We even found a few stir-fry sauces that are easy to whip up. Scroll down to see them all. 

Stir Fry Recipes

Honey Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

One of our National editor’s favorites, this sweet combo has about five ingredients and comes together in under 30 minutes. Get the recipe here

Shrimp Pad Thai

Pad Thai is a popular noodle stir-fry that you can make with chicken or shrimp and uses rice noodles. The cilantro gives it a fresh taste and the sweet sauce is easy on little palates. Get the recipe from The View from Great Island.

photo: Anna Doogan

Veggie Stir-Fry with Egg

A quick and healthy stir-fry that includes scrambled eggs, we love this easy veggie dinner. Get the recipe here.

Beef Stir-Fry 

What’s a stir-fry roundup without a beef version? This one is made with green beans and plenty of garlic. Get the recipe here.

Veggie Stir-Fry Rice

Vegetarian-friendly stir-fried rice? Yes, please! With ingredients like bok choy, broccoli and zucchini, you can adjust the recipe according to your family’s taste. Get the recipe here.

Cashew Chicken Stir-Fry

Cashew chicken is a popular combo, and this stir-fry version from Boulder Locavore is so easy and so good, you might not ever order takeout again! Get the recipe here

Beef and Broccoli Noodle Bowls

You can use udon noodles for this yummy stir-fry we spotted over at The View from Great Island! With just beef, broccoli and water chestnuts (plus the sauce), not only is a picky-eater pleasure, but it’s ready in 30 minutes or less! Get the recipe here

photo: Chelsea's Messy Apron

Pork Stir-Fry

Using whatever veggies you have in the fridge, this pork stir-fry from Chelsea's Messy Apron will be a favorite in no time. Get the recipe here.

Sweet Chili Shrimp Stir-Fry

Our mouths are watering when it comes to this sweet chili shrimp stir fry. And, with only four ingredients, the hardest part will be prepping your veggies. See the recipe from Sweet Peas and Saffron here. 

Thai Basil Chicken Stir-Fry

For this savory Thai-inspired dish, it’s easy to skip the jalapenos if you’ve got little ones at home. Click here for the recipe.

Stir-Fry Sauces

From teriyaki sauce to a peanut sauce and even a red Thai curry that’s not too spicy, we’ve also rounded up our favorite stir-fry sauces that you can use on just about any combination of ingredients. See them below.

Homemade Teriyaki sauce from One Lovely Life

Asian Peanut Coconut Dressing from Carlsbad Craving.

Red Thai curry sauce from Pinch of Yum

Bang Bang Sauce from Wicked Spatula 

Seven different stir-fry sauces from Sweet Peas and Saffron that you can make ahead of time


—Gabby Cullen


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