Chicken and mixed bean stir fry. About as simple, healthy and time saving as stir fry recipes get! Chicken, a can of mixed beans and some store cupboard spices. That’s all it takes to make this low cost meal for two!
Chicken and mixed bean stir fry is a great go-to recipe for when you just need a fast, easy and healthy chicken stir fry dinner recipe.
Its full of protein, (72%) of your recommended daily value, as well as other essential vitamins and minerals.
You can’t really go wrong with a stir fry can you?
I’ll confess to you though that it’s been so long since I’ve added a new stir fry recipe to Neil’s Healthy Meals.
I’ve been doing lots of healthy casserole recipes as they’ve been quick, low cost and easy for me to do because of the long hours I’m working at the moment.
I forgot just how easy and also time saving a stir fry recipe can be. Just like this chicken and mixed bean stir fry!
This stir fry recipe literally takes 30 minutes from chopping to cooking to be ready to eat.
Well, that depends on your own speed at chopping I suppose! 😉
Either way it’s one really filling and satisfying bowl of yum!
Tips For How To Make Chicken And Mixed Bean Stir Fry
- You can easily substitute the can of mixed beans for any other of your own choice.
- Add some wholewheat noodles whilst cooking if you want to “bulk” it up a bit more.
- Other veggie leftovers can be added too e.g. red pepper, carrots, spinach, mushrooms.
- Try adding some different chinese sauces. Like hoisin. To change the flavour up a bit.
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Chicken And Mixed Bean Stir Fry Recipe
Enjoy this easy chicken bean stir fry!
And let me know what other kinds of vegetables you could substitute for the ones I’ve used?
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Chicken And Mixed Bean Stir Fry
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- 400 g Can Mixed Beans Drained and Rinsed
- 100 ml vegetable stock
- 1 tsp mixed herbs
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 300 g chicken breasts cut into thin strips
- 1 garlic clove finely chopped
- 6 spring onions cut length ways into thin strips
- 2 tbsp lemon juice
- Soy Sauce
- 1 tbsp freshly chopped coriander
- Place the drained beans in a saucepan with the stock and mixed herbs and cook for about 5 minutes until the stock is absorbed then switch off the heat and set aside.
- Gently heat the oil in a frying pan / wok.
- Add the chicken strips and stir fry until no longer pink. Keep stirring so that they chicken doesn't stick.
- Add the garlic, spring onions and lemon juice and stir fry for a further 3 minutes until the chicken is cooked, but still moist.
- Add the cooked beans, mix in with the chicken.
- Season to taste with the soy sauce.
- Serve with the coriander scattered over.