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10 easy stir-fries

by Francesca Sleet

published on 14 February 2023

The humble stir fry is a cornerstone of any good midweek meal rotation. The simplicity of combining a few ingredients with a flavour-packed sauce allows for a huge variety of combinations and customisations. From ultra-spicy dishes packed with vegetables to more subtly flavoured meat-based options, there’s a stir fry for every palate. For some easy dinner inspiration, we’ve rounded up our favourite quick and easy stir-fry recipes from across the site.

Indian Five-Spice Vegetable Stir-Fry

Indian Five-Spice Vegetable Stir-Fry

Simple, yet packed with flavour, Nadiya Hussain’s easy vegetable stir fry is layered with Indian spices.

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Yaki-udon (Stir-fried Udon Noodles)

Yaki-udon (Stir-fried Udon Noodles)

by Tim Anderson
from Nanban

Udon noodles add substance to this simple and flavourful stir-fry from Tim Anderson.

Mary Berry’s King Prawn and Broccoli Stir-Fry with Black Bean Sauce

Mary Berry’s King Prawn and Broccoli Stir-Fry with Black Bean Sauce

Quick and easy but packed with flavour, Mary Berry’s prawn and broccoli stir-fry is a fantastic weeknight dinner for the whole family.

Smoky Tomato-Egg Stir-Fry

by Jon Kung

This quick and easy vegetarian stir-fry uses kitchen-cupboard staples to create a flavour-packed dish.

Holy Shiitake Mushrooms with Fresh Noodles!

Holy Shiitake Mushrooms with Fresh Noodles!

by Damian King Lee

Packed with umami flavour, shiitake mushrooms add a super-savoury punch to this vegan-friendly stir fry.

Andy Baraghani’s Buttery Beef and Peanut Stir-Fry

by Andy Baraghani

It might be quick to make, but you will be surprised how much this dish packs a punch. Make sure that you prep everything before you get cooking, this dish is ready fast!

Pork Mince and Aubergine Stir-fry

Pork Mince and Aubergine Stir-fry

by Mr Peng
from Hunan

The key to this dish’s success is making sure that the aubergine has softened enough, so have a little patience and then reap the delicious reward.

Rainbow Bowls Mushroom Noodles

Hoisin Mushroom Noodle Bowl with Gomashio

by Niki Webster

Sugar snap peas and green beans add a fresh crunch to this rich mushroom stir fry. Top with gomashio for a salty, sesame touch.

Sweet and Sour Tofu

Sweet and Sour Tofu

by Dr Gemma Newman

A quick and easy plant-based stir fry that everyone will love. The crispy cubes of tofu are a perfect match for fresh and crunchy greens, both coated in a delicious sweet and sour sauce.

Chris Bavin’s Pad Thai

Chris Bavin’s Pad Thai

by Chris Bavin

Save your money and make this week’s takeaway at home. Chris Bavin’s pad Thai is quick to make and much cheaper than ordering in.


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