Lemony Chicken Stir Fry

Lemony Chicken Stir Fry

Chicken stir fry is an anytime dish that is light, packed with nutrition, and done the right way, equally packed with flavour. Our version includes tangy Limoneira® lemon and other seasonings, and fresh veggies for a meal that is guaranteed to pick you up after the most challenging day.
Course Main Course, Main Dish
Cuisine Asian


  • 2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breasts
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 Limoneira® lemon zest & juice
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 inch ginger minced
  • Kosher salt to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1 large carrot julienned
  • 1 red pepper cut into strips
  • 1/2 cup mushrooms sliced


  • Cut the chicken into strips and then chunks about 3/4-inch long.
  • Combine the soy sauce, oyster sauce, sesame oil, lemon juice & honey in a small bowl. Stir until combined.
  • Spoon about 1 tablespoon of the mixture onto the chicken, and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for about 20 minutes.
  • In a large skillet or wok, heat the oil, and add the onion. Fry for about 2 minutes, until the onions begin to soften.
  • Add the garlic and ginger, and continue to cook for another minute or so.
  • Add the chicken, and fry until browned, or about 3 to 5 minutes on both sides.
  • Next, add the mushrooms, peppers and carrots.
  • Pour the rest of the sauce over everything, and continue to fry for about 2 to 3 minutes until the vegetables are done to your preference.
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Serve over steamed rice or noodles.


Note: Use a tasteless oil like peanut or canola oil for best results.
Keyword Lemons
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