Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir Fry Recipes

There’s no need to spend a fortune on takeout restaurants or to pine for those flavors you crave from your neighborhood Chinese restaurant when you’re on a budget. In fact, you can make these top 10 popular Chinese stir-fry recipes right in your own kitchen in less time than it takes for the delivery driver to roll up to your door. Whether you want a weeknight meal that’s quick and healthy or to shake up your weekly menu, these recipes have you covered!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Chinese Beef and Broccoli

One pan is all you need to make your favorite Chinese takeout dish. Best of all, this recipe comes out saucy and savory just like you love in just 30 minutes.

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Sweet and Sour Chicken

Crispy fried chicken decked out in that sweet and sour sauce is without question one of the most ordered Chinese dishes of all time. But making it yourself whenever the mood strikes you is absolutely priceless.

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Chinese Eggplant with Garlic Sauce

Grilled and smoky-flavored eggplant with a perfect crispy exterior joins together with a savory sauce of garlic for a vegan meal anyone will love.

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Orange Chicken

Get a perfect golden-fried color and texture to your chicken and dress it in this finger-licking orange sauce that will make your friends think you’ve lied and ordered takeout instead of cooking it yourself. Best of all, it’s just 30 minutes until finished!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Black Pepper Steak

Tender and juicy, this black pepper steak and fresh crispy vegetables is exactly what your family wants to eat tonight. Take them for Chinese without taking them anywhere in less than 30 minutes!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

General Tso Tofu

General Tso’s Chicken is one of the most popular dishes at your Chinese restaurant, but you can make this vegan and gluten-free version using tofu for your meat-free friends or for nights when you’d prefer to go meatless yourself. Though with sauce this good, it would probably taste amazing on anything!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Chicken with Black Bean Sauce

What would you say to Chinese food in 15 minutes? This authentic chicken and black bean sauce recipe makes it easy to get that distinctive savory fermented flavor on your table fast!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Kung Pao Shrimp

Sweet and spicy, it’s oh-so-nice for any night of the week. No need to hear your stomach rumble for an hour while you wait for delivery either…this one is 15 minutes from start to finish!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Moo Shu Pork

Put down that pancake! This recipe is just like what you’ll find in China. Try something new and different from what you’re used to with wood ear mushrooms, tender pork, fresh vegetables, fried eggs and an incredible sauce that will change your mind about Moo Shu!

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

Moo Goo Gai Pan

Your favorite go-to Chinese takeout order can be ready in only 25 minutes from start to finish with crispy vegetables and a silken sauce that brings them and juicy flavorful chicken together harmoniously.

Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes

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Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir-Fry Recipes


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5 thoughts on “Top 10 Popular Chinese Stir Fry Recipes

  1. Danielle

    OMG I love all these recipes I don’t even know what to make first! I am a sucker for that black pepper sauce though….I cna’t wait to dive in!

  2. Xin

    I have never heard of general tso’s tofu until today and I highly doubt that’s a popular dish. General Tao’s chicken on the other hand is great