Stir-Fried Honey-Ginger Chicken with Peppers

Prep Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
20 mins

Fresh ingredients, some quick prep, and a hot skillet or wok are all you need for a great stir-fry dinner.


  • ¼ cup honey

  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar

  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil

  • 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, sliced into ¼-inch strips

  • ¼ cup minced peeled fresh ginger

  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

  • 3 red, orange, or yellow bell peppers (ribs and seeds removed), thinly sliced

  • Cooked rice, for serving

  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving


  1. In a small bowl, stir together honey, vinegar, and soy sauce. Heat a large skillet or wok over high until hot. Add 1 tablespoon oil and swirl to coat skillet. Add chicken and stir until opaque but not cooked through, about 3 minutes; transfer to a plate.

  2. Add 1 tablespoon oil, ginger, and garlic to skillet and stir until fragrant, 30 seconds. Add peppers and stir 2 minutes. Add soy mixture and bring to a boil. Return chicken to skillet and toss until sauce thickens and chicken is cooked through, about 3 minutes. Serve over rice, topped with cilantro.

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