Looking for stir-fry recipes? In need of a quick and easy midweek meal? Our easy stir-fries include a variety of options, from chicken chown mein and a speedy beef-stir fry to Singapore noodles and plenty of plant-based options. If you are looking for the best stir-fry sauces, we've got lots of flavour-packed ideas featuring classic ingredients such as soy sauce, sesame oil, ginger, oyster sauce and rice vinegar. Combined with protein, vibrant veg, stir-fried rice or noodles, these easy-to-follow recipes are full of exciting colours and textures.


For more speedy meal inspiration, see our vegetarian stir-fry recipes and noodle recipes. Discover more cuisine collections such as our Chinese recipes, Sichuan recipes, Thai recipes, Japanese recipes and Indonesian food.

Stir-fry recipes

Broccoli stir-fry

This veggie stir-fry uses ready-cooked egg noodles to cut corners, but promises big flavours thanks to the soy, ginger, garlic and chilli.

A white plate of broccoli, noodles and chilli with a pair of wooden chopsicks on a white background with a blue linen napkin

Ginger chicken stir fry

Check out our super simple ginger chicken stir fry recipe. This low calorie recipe is packed with plenty of punchy flavour and ready in under 30 minutes.

Ginger chicken and vegetable stir-fry in a wok

Tempeh stir-fry

A nutty sauce pairs perfectly with the tempeh. It tastes great with rice or noodles and makes a brilliant, healthy lunchbox meal.

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Taiwanese beef stir-fry

Inspired by a dish Erchen Chang had in a night market in Taipei, his speedy stir-fry makes a feature of beef marinated in honey, soy and oyster sauce.

A beef stir-fry in a metal wok with a wooden handle on a blue background

Spicy chicken chow mein

A super-simple chow mein with a touch of heat from chilli, ready on the table in 40 minutes. You'll need soy sauce and shaoxing rice wine for this recipe.

A bowl of chicken chow mein on a grey serving board next to chopsticks

Singapore noodles

This speedy dinner with ginger, garlic, chilli and soy is perfect on a weeknight – the frozen stir-fry veggies keep prep to a minimum.

Two bowls of noodles with sliced chilli, alongside two pairs of wooden chopsticks and two glasses of water with a white background

Healthy turkey stir-fry

A sweet and salty sauce provides an added kick to this simple turkey stir-fry, balanced with sauerkraut, earthy broccoli, mushrooms and zingy ginger.

Fried Rice with Broccoli and Mushrooms in a Wok

10-minute beef and black bean stir fry

This 10-minute beef and black bean stir-fry is the ideal midweek meal. It's super speedy, under 300 calories, and packed full of flavour. It's also great for when you want to be a bit healthier and ditch your usual take-away. Try one of our ten minute recipes for a speedy meal.

Big white bowl of Beef and Black Bean Stir-Fry with a silver fork

Healthy prawn stir-fry

Stir fragrant spices with juicy king prawns and sweet peppers for a protein-packed Indian-style midweek meal ready in under half an hour.

A silver wok is filled with prawns, chopped peppers and green vegetables

Vegan stir-fry

Check out Hetty McKinnon’s punchy cumin tofu stir fry, inspired by the unique cuisine of Xi’an in central China, for a low-calorie dinner that’s 100% vegan.

A white plate with a tofu stir-fry on it, topped with coriander

Healthy chicken stir-fry

High in protein and low in calories, this shredded chicken and chestnut mushroom stir-fry is bursting with fresh, gingery flavour and red chilli heat.

Three plates of colourful stir-fry with drinks on the side

Yaki udon

Stir-fries are the best quick meals. Get all your ingredients ready and the cooking takes minutes – this recipe takes just 20 minutes. Healthy and vegetarian, it's made with broccoli, peppers, ginger, garlic and udon noodles.

Yaki Vegetable Udon Noodles Recipe served in a deep silver metal pan

Pork stir-fry with spicy black bean sauce

This stir-fried pork with spicy black bean sauce is low in calories and super easy to make. Ready in just 20 minutes, this dish is a great midweek meal.

Stir-Fried pork with spicy black bean sauce

Chicken and cashew stir-fry

Make your midweek chicken stir-fry so much more exciting by adding cashews, chilli and plenty of garlic to the mix.

A wok full of chicken, vegetables, celery and toasted cashews

Tofu stir-fry

Check out our easy veggie stir-fry with crispy tofu and crunchy broccoli. This simple recipe is packed with plenty of flavour, plus it's high in protein too.

Tofu Stir Fry Noodles

Mushroom stir fry

Check out our vegan stir fry recipe with exotic mushrooms, crunchy carrots and pak choi. This easy stir fry is ready in less than 30 minutes and under 400 calories.

Vegan Mushroom Stir Fry Recipe

Szechuan chicken stir fry

Check out our szechuan chicken stir fry recipe. This low calorie dish is super easy to make and packed with flavour, a great midweek meal. Feel like chicken tonight? Try one of our quick and easy chicken recipes here.

a bowl of szechuan Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Beef stir fry

No need to order from your local Chinese takeaway when you can rustle up this flavoursome crispy chilli beef stir fry in less than 30 minutes. This recipe is not only quick and easy to make, it's also low in calories too. We have plenty more recipes for takeaway classics here.

Crispy Chilli Beef Recipe

Prawn and watercress stir-fry

Watercress adds peppery notes to this saucy stir-fry. It's low in calories and perfect for a springtime dinner.

A prawn stir-fry in a wok

Honey chicken and broccoli stir-fry

Slather hunks of tender chicken breast in a sweet, sharp honey and sesame sauce and pair with long-stem broccoli. This easy stir-fry makes for a quick, protein-rich meal.

Chicken breast piece in a honey-sesame sauce with long-stemmed broccoli

Sticky pork and mangetout stir fry

Pork, noodles, mangetout: the three main ingredients for this quick and easy stir-fry. Spice it up with sweet chilli sauce to serve and tuck in for a fast midweek meal for two.

Pork and mangetout stir fry recipe

Sticky lemon and chilli chicken stir fry noodles

Recreate a Chinese takeaway at home, with the bonus of knowing exactly what's in it! This healthy noodle dish has a sticky lemon, chilli and honey sauce with plenty of juicy chicken.

A bowl of Sticky lemon and chilli chicken noodles

Aubergine stir fry

Quick, easy and healthy vegetarian stir-fry. Baby aubergines cook in minutes and soak up the flavour of mirin to make a fast and filling midweek meal. Serve with rice on the side. Here are our quick vegetarian recipes for inspiration.

Aubergine Stir Fry With Sesame

Bang bang chilli prawn stir fry

You don't have to spend hours in the kitchen to make something delicious. Using a few clever shortcuts from Tesco, this bang bang chilli prawn stir-fry is ready in just 20 minutes.

Bang Bang Prawn Stir-Fry Recipe

Cabbage stir-fry

This fancy cabbage side dish showcases the Sichuan love of dried chillies. It's great served alongside mapo tofu, cold sesame noodles, or dumplings in hot and sour broth.

Home-style cabbage

Stir fry beef with rice and cashews

A fast and simple stir-fry. A quick-cook method for beef and cashew nuts, chives and a homemade stir-fry sauce. Serve with rice on the side.

Beef Stir Fry With Cashews

Pork, kale and spring onion stir fry

A great Christmas week supper if you’ve had enough of the traditional meats and feel like you need some chilli! Really quick to throw together and the pork is delicious with the red chilli, ginger and mirin. Use your leftover kale to make one of our favourite kale recipes.

Pork Stir-Fry Recipe with Spring Onions and Kale served in a round white bowl on a light wooden table

Seared sesame tofu with noodle salad

Tofu is a great Chinese vegetarian ingredient, and the sesame seeds and red chilli enliven this dish. According to the Chinese, the noodles give longevity, bonus!

Crispy Tofu Recipe With Noodle Salad

Duck stir fry with ginger and greens

Duck is easy to get right in this Asian stir fry with punchy ginger and pak choi. It's easy to make and super healthy - under 300 calories and only takes 15 minutes.

Quick Stir-Fry Duck Recipe with Greens

Stir fry smacked cucumber

Regional Chinese cuisines are slowly spreading across the UK, breaking the hold of Hong Kong style Cantonese cuisine. This recipe for stir-fried smacked cucumber is traditionally a beer snack, so you can serve it with drinks, or use it as a side dish.

Chinese Cucumber Recipe

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