Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Easy and Healthy Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry Recipe

Can’t decide what to make for dinner? This healthy honey lemon chicken stir fry recipe is easy to make and oh so delicious. Grab whatever vegetables you have in the fridge and cook up some chicken and before you know it you will have a yummy complete meal.

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Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry – Easy to make and versatile

A stir fry is so versatile, you can use whatever vegetables you have on hand and if you made chicken the evening before you can use the leftovers or start with a new batch. We only buy Chicken Raised by a Canadian Farmer

We’re fortunate that our local grocery stores carry chicken raised by a Canadian farmer. We can easily spot it by looking for the Raised By a Canadian Farmer logo which you can see below. Not everyone is as lucky though as it’s not in all stores yet, but we’re hoping to see more stores get on board and carry it. For myself and my family it’s important for us to know where our chicken is coming from.

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Why is it important?

There are oh so many reasons why we will only buy chicken raised by a Canadian farmer and we explain in detail more about it on our Honey Balsamic Chicken Recipe post as well we share the different chicken farming methods. One of the many reasons is that we can rest easy that we are getting top quality chicken. As we’ve mentioned before all Canadian chicken is grain-fed and free of hormones and steroids and has been since the 1960s. It’s knowing that such nationally-set standards are in place for mandatory food safety and animal care standards. We can buy our chicken with raised by Canadian farmer logo and not have to worry about the quality of what we’re eating.

ChickenI’m just thrilled that we have choices at our local stores to buy any cut of chicken we wish of the raised by a Canadian farmer chicken. Everyone should be able to do buy it at their local stores so I encourage you to ask your stores to start carrying them if they aren’t already.Chicken row

Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry with Wild Rice

Now let’s get to this delicious honey lemon chicken stir fry shall we?

Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp. cooking oil
  • 2 medium-large boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into strips
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 large yellow bell pepper, cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup Shoestring carrots
  • 1 heaping cup broccoli florets (can use fresh or frozen - allowed to thaw)
  • 1/2 can baby corn
  • 4 tbls. honey
  • 1/4 tsp. garlic powder (or 2 cloves, grated)
  • 2 tsp ginger powder
  • 4 tbsp. soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup chicken broth
  • 3 tsp. sriracha
  • 2 average sized lemons, juiced
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2tbsp. cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions

  1. Cut the bell peppers into strips and place with the broccoli, carrots, and baby corn. Set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Season chicken with salt and pepper.
  3. Add the chicken to the skillet or wok and stir fry until cooked through - approximately 5 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl mix honey, garlic powder, ginger powder, soy sauce, chicken broth, sriracha, and lemon juice.
  5. In a separate small bowl, or measuring cup, mix water and corn starch. Once thoroughly mixed, pour the water and cornstarch mixture into the honey mixture. Stir well until combined. Set aside.
  6. Add the vegetables: red and yellow bell peppers, carrots, broccoli florets, and baby corn to the skillet with the chicken. Stir fry for approximately 5 minutes or until the peppers are tender.
  7. Stir the sauce and add to the skillet, making sure to coat the chicken and vegetables. Cook on high heat and allow the sauce to come to a bubbling boil. The sauce will quickly begin to thicken. Turn down to medium heat and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously to coat the chicken and vegetables.
  8. Serve as is, over/with rice, or quinoa. For this recipe we served it with long-grain wild rice.

Notes

Vegetables can be substituted with your favorites such as asparagus, zucchini, mushrooms, etc.

Recipe is easy to cut in half or multiply

If you're lucky enough for leftovers, warm and serve in a warmed pita pocket, or tortilla, for a tasty lunch!

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What did I tell you easy peasy and oh so yummy right, is your mouth watering a little bit for this honey lemon chicken stir fry? It has a nice light tangy and sweet taste. You could also make it spicy if you wanted by adding some peppers or sriracha. I like to add some freshly ground pepper when I’m read to serve and I eat it without the rice but my family likes it with rice.

Here are some in-process images for all the visual learners like myself 🙂

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Honey lemon sauce preparation

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Honey Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry process 5Now who is ready to whip up a batch of delicious Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry?Honey Lemon Chicken Stir-Fry banner 3

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Comments

  1. I like this recipe. You can change or substitute different items.I like that, to change up.

  2. Thos chicken looks so good,lemon is a great healthy fruit and honey of couse is fantastic for you.

  3. Lauryn R says:

    Yummy! This sounds like a delicious stir fry, I love lemons! There is also just something about those baby corn, they are tasty and adorable at the same time lol. 🙂 Thanks for sharing your recipe!

  4. I would definitely try this recipe its easy healthy.

  5. I pinned this recipe before even coming down to comment– and to say “thank you” for posting what looks to be an amazing recipe!
    I’m really looking forward to making this dish. I have a family member who works late hours, and every now and then grabs some Chinese take-out on the way home. He tries to choose the healthier options, but we’re still like “Hmm…” :p I’m excited to make a good meal with fresh ingredients… and, to use and try Sriracha for the first time!

  6. Ohh myyy god. I’m actually drooling as I look at the pictures of this delicious sounding food. I’ve never been big on stir fry type of meals, but wow, this one sounds absolutely amazing. Plus, it sounds rather easy to make, too. We’d definitely substitute a few things. I definitely need to pick up the ingredients to make this!

  7. Terri S says:

    OMG!!! This looks AMAZING!!!! I can’t wait to make it myself! Thank you for sharing the recipe.

  8. joanne darrell says:

    I am always on the lookout for different chicken recipes.

  9. DENISE LOW says:

    Thank you for sharing your recipe. This looks really delicious. We will try this recipe out. The family would love it.

  10. This looks like a delicious recipe id love to make this for my hubby

  11. Phyllis Huebbe says:

    Love this recipe

  12. Brandy Trover says:

    Looks delicious. I love just about every vegetable and I am always looking for new ways to cook chicken. Thanks

  13. What a super recipe,it sounds so yummy

  14. Nena Sinclair says:

    I love stir fry and this sounds so good!! Pinned 🙂

  15. David Smith says:

    This recipe looks like it would be pretty tasty. We love stir-fries of all kinds and my wife loves trying new things to cook.

  16. Margot C says:

    Great recipe! Is this a Canadians only campaign? (forgive me if it says so somewhere, I don’t see it)

  17. Kimmy Moore says:

    Wow! This is enough to make me drool! Def will be trying SOON!

  18. Yvonne Delgado says:

    I love recipes that use lemon and chicken. This is new twist for stir fry for me, can’t wait to try it.

  19. Melanie Borhi says:

    Love stir fry so much this sounds like a great recipe will have to try it out.

  20. Looks like a great recipe.
    Marion

  21. This looks so delicious! I would love to try this, I wonder if my daughter will be able to taste the honey though… she is a silly girl and does not like honey in the slightest!

  22. I think my family would really enjoy this recipe, thanks for sharing!

  23. Glen Hough says:

    The kids love these sort of dinners. Thanks for the recipe

  24. Tamra Phelps says:

    I love a good stir fry. I make them quite often, so I’ll definitely give this one a try.

  25. shannon fowler says:

    This sounds so good! both my fiance and I love str fry, but we could definitely use a new recipe for it. This is different than anything we’ve tried before. Thanks for sharing it with us.

  26. Lemon and chicken taste great together!

  27. I hope I can make this, it looks so good.

  28. Debbie Welchert says:

    What a great recipe and I can’t wait to try it. We have so much chicken in the freezer and I was wondering what to do with some of it and now I know.

  29. Cindy S. says:

    I just started Weight Watchers and I think this would be a great low point meal for me. Just pinned for future reference!

  30. rochelle haynes says:

    This is looking good love to try this

  31. That looks really delicious! I’ll definitely give this a try, thanks for sharing.

  32. Shanon Bramblette says:

    This looks delicious! I can’t wait to try!

  33. Rosanne Robinson says:

    I love a good stir fry and this recipe looks and sounds really yummy, thanks very much for sharing it!

  34. Jennifer Pellicone says:

    This recipe sounds really good. I just started putting lemon into chicken dishes and soups. It really brightens the taste. And Sriracha gives food the best kick!

  35. Mary Beth Elderton says:

    I just got a new wok and am collecting recipes. This looks so delicious!

  36. Rosa Cross says:

    That stir-fry looks so good!!

  37. Jeanette Jackson says:

    This looks delicious. I may try it sometime. Thank you the the recipe.

  38. Hi thank you for this awesome recipe I made lemon chicken last week but have never tried it in a stir fry so guess whats for supper tonight

  39. Calvin F. says:

    Never really had lemon chicken before, wonder how it tastes.

  40. That sounds okay. Those little corn cobs are cute.

  41. Brenda Lacourciere says:

    That looks amazing. thanks.

  42. Jerry Marquardt says:

    The Honey Lemon Chicken Stir Fry Recipe looks extra special. I am throwing a going away party over this weekend, and this will work out wonderfully for my party. Thanks so much for sharing it.

  43. Nena Sinclair says:

    This looks so delicious! And healthy too!!

  44. Amber Ludwig says:

    Mmmm!!! This sounds fabulous!! I have recently been trying to get rid of dairy in my diet and this recipe would be a perfect dinner!!

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