Spicy Szechaun Stir-Fry

Diane Hopson Smith


Finding tasty foods while trying to eat healthy is important to me! It doesn't have to lack in flavor to be healthy.

This is my take on Szechuan Chicken.

This was spicy, slightly crunchy and very tasty.

Hope you enjoy!

★★★★★ 2 votes
10 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


1 lb
chicken breast, cut into bite size pieces
4 Tbsp
cooking oil
1 tsp
red pepper flakes
2 tsp
ginger powder
2 tsp
garlic, minced
1 c
carrots, cut into thin strips
1 c
broccoli florets
1 large
bell pepper, julienne
1 medium
onion, julienne
1/4 tsp
cayenne pepper
2 Tbsp
soy sauce, light
1/4 c
rice wine, cooking sherry or cooking wine
salt to taste, optional
toasted sesame seed
cooked rice

How to Make Spicy Szechaun Stir-Fry


  • 1Rinse chicken and pat dry with paper towels; cut into bite size pieces. Set aside.
  • 2Prepare vegetables; set aside.
  • 3Heat a large Wok over a high heat until hot; add 2 tablespoons of the oil. Add pepper flakes, ginger and garlic; stir fry for 1 minute.
  • 4Add carrots and stir fry for 1 minute and then add remaining vegetables and sprinkle with cayenne; stir fry of 1 minute.
  • 5Add chicken, soy sauce,wine and salt if desired; stir fry until chicken is cooked and the vegetables are cooked but al dente (about 5 minutes).
  • 6Serve over rice; sprinkle with toasted sesame seed.

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About Spicy Szechaun Stir-Fry

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Chicken
Regional Style: Asian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy