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Stir-Fry Chicken: 1997 Country Cookbook

Updated on February 2, 2015

Popular, healthy chicken main course for 4 for a long time.

This recipe comes from a small-town cookbook created from local recipes to celebrate the centennial of the community (1897-1997) by the Carrollton Community Club, Carrollton, Iowa, p. 202.

The photo image is generic stir-fry chicken courtesy of Wikimedia Commons.

Do you use stir-fry in your home?

Do you use stir-fry in your home?

Raw chicken fillets
Raw chicken fillets

Serving Size

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 4 boneless
  • skinless chicken breast halves (1 lb.)
  • 3 T. cornstarch
  • 2 T. soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp. ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder
  • 3 T. cooking oil
  • divided
  • 2 c. broccoli flowerets
  • 1 c. sliced celery
  • 1/2 " pieces
  • 1 c. thinly-sliced carrots
  • 1 sm. onion
  • cut into wedges
  • 1 c. water
  • 1 tsp. chicken bouillon granules

Instructions

  1. Cut chicken into 1/2-inch strips; place in a resealable plastic bag. Add cornstarch and toss to coat. Combine soy sauce, ginger and garlic powder; add to bag and shake well. Refrigerate for 30 minutes. In a large skillet, heat 2 tablespoons of oil; stir-fry chicken until no longer pink, about 3-5 minutes. Remove and keep warm. Add remaining oil: stir-fry vegetables for 4 to 5 minutes, or until tender-crisp. Add water and bouillon. Return chicken to pan. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Serve over rice. Makes 4 servings.
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    • goldenrulecomics profile image

      goldenrulecomics 

      4 years ago from New Jersey

      Looks good. My wife makes a number of stir-fry dishes so I'll pass this over to her.

    • DrBillSmithWriter profile imageAUTHOR

      William Leverne Smith 

      5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @othellos: Thanks for letting me know! ;-)

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      othellos 

      5 years ago

      I collect recipes from around the world and I tested your version with excellent drawbacks. Thanks for sharing:)

    • DrBillSmithWriter profile imageAUTHOR

      William Leverne Smith 

      5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @Gypzeerose: Hope you enjoy! ;-)

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      Rose Jones 

      5 years ago

      Haven't done a stir fry in a long time, I will put this on the menu. If you are from the Ozark Mountains, you also know about "Springfield Chicken." :)

    • DrBillSmithWriter profile imageAUTHOR

      William Leverne Smith 

      5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @bothewebguy: For sure! ;-)

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      bothewebguy 

      5 years ago from North Myrtle Beach, SC

      Ca't go wrong with Chicken

    • DrBillSmithWriter profile imageAUTHOR

      William Leverne Smith 

      5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      @WriterJanis2: Neat! ;-)

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      WriterJanis2 

      5 years ago

      Love chicken stir-fry. I'll try this.

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