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Citrus Chicken Stir Fry

Citrus Chicken Stir Fry

Course Dinner
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Orange Chicken Stir Fry
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 17 minutes
Total Time 32 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 354kcal
Author Heather


  • 1 med brown onion *cut into large chunks
  • 5 oz can sliced water chestnuts *drain
  • 1 lg red bell pepper *sliced into strips
  • 8-9 oz snow peas
  • 4 oz shitake mushrooms *larger pieces cut in half
  • 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast *cut into strips
  • 4 tbsp sesame oil 2 tbsp for chicken, rest divided between veggies


  • 2/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 tbsp San-J Organic Tamari Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp Sriracha
  • 1 tbsp orange zest *from 2 med oranges
  • 4 lg garlic cloves *crushed or minced
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger *about 2 tbsp fresh ginger
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 1/2 tbsp cornstarch *or arrowroot


  • Prepare all veggies.
  • Thoroughly mix together all ingredients for sauce.
  • Heat a wok or large frying pan over highest heat until just smoking. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil & tilt pan to cover oil over bottom. Add onions and stir fry for approximately 2-3 mins or until onions just begin to swear. Add shiitake mushrooms. Continue stir frying for another 3 mins, or until mushrooms begin to soften. Add water chestnuts and stir fry for 1- 1 1/2 mins more. Place onions, mushroom & chestnuts in a separate large bowl and return wok to heat.
  • Let wok return to just smoking state over highest heat. Add 1 tbsp sesame oil & tilt pan to cover oil over bottom. Add snow peas and stir fry for 2 mins. Add bell pepper and continue stir frying for another 2 mins. Add to bowl with onions and mushrooms.
  • Return wok to highest heat let come to almost smoking point. Add 2 tbsp oil and sliced chicken. Stir fry until chicken is cooked through, approximately 5 1/2 mins. Add chicken to cooked veggie bowl.
  • Return wok to highest heat. Give sauce a quick stir and add to wok stirring sauce frequently. Cook sauce until thick, approximately 2 mins. Turn off heat and add chicken and veggies to pan with sauce. Stir well making sure sauce thoroughly covers str fir. Serve immediately with rice, quinoa or on its own.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*


Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 33g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 700mg | Potassium: 964mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 1121IU | Vitamin C: 68mg | Calcium: 37mg | Iron: 2mg