a bowl of szechuan Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Szechuan chicken stir-fry

  • serves 2
  • Easy

Check out this szechuan chicken stir-fry recipe. This low calorie dish is super easy to make and packed with flavour, a great midweek meal



  • green beans 150g, trimmed
  • oil 2 tbsp, for frying
  • skinless chicken thigh fillets 4, cut into chunks
  • Szechuan peppercorns 1/4 tsp, crushed
  • dried chilli flakes a pinch
  • garlic 2 cloves, crushed
  • ginger 3cm chunk, grated
  • soy sauce 1 tbsp
  • honey 2 tsp
  • shaoxing rice wine 1 tbsp
  • sesame oil 1/2 tsp
  • cooked rice or noodles to serve


  • Step 1

    Bring a pan of salted water to the boil. Drop in the beans and cook for 1 minute then drain well.

  • Step 2

    Heat a wok or non-stick pan to high and add the oil. Add the chicken with a good pinch of salt and stir-fry for about 8 minutes until golden and almost cooked through.

  • Step 3

    Add the green beans, szechuan peppercorns and chilli flakes. Cook for a couple of minutes then add the garlic and ginger, and cook for 2 minutes.

  • Step 4

    Add the rest of the ingredients and toss everything together. Serve with rice or noodles.

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Nutritional Information

  • Kcals 439
  • Fat 24.9g
  • Saturates 4.5g
  • Carbs 11g
  • Sugars 9.4g
  • Fibre 3.5g
  • Protein 40.8g
  • Salt 1.2g