Stir-fried Chicken with Ginger


  • 4 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablesp. olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 red onion, thinly sliced
  • 400g fresh vegetables, thinly sliced e.g. peppers, mange-tout, celery, mushrooms
  • 4cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled and chopped
  • 2 tablesp. soy sauce
  • A few drops of sesame oil, if available
  • A little salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • Handful of fresh coriander, chopped


Heat a wok or large frying pan until really hot, add a tablespoon of oil and stir-fry the chicken for 4-5 minutes until golden. When cooked remove to a plate.


Reheat the wok or pan and add the remaining oil. Add in the garlic, vegetables and ginger and stir-fry for a couple of minutes until they just begin to soften.


Add back in the chicken, the soy sauce, a splash of water, sesame oil and some black pepper. 


Continue to stir-fry for a couple of minutes. Taste for seasoning. You may need to add a little salt.


Sprinkle over the coriander and serve with noodles or rice.