Chicken, Zucchini and Mushroom Stir Fry

Chicken, Zucchini and Mushroom Stir Fry
Tender pieces of chicken thighs are stir fried with zucchini, mushrooms, onions and garlic. This easy stir fry that can also be quickly prepared ahead of time. It tastes wonderful and makes a great, healthy weeknight dinner. Additional vegetables can also be added as needed. Serve with rice or noodles.


  • 1 pound chicken thighs (skinless, boneless, cut into cubes)
  • 2 zucchini (cut into half-moons)
  • 8 ounces mushrooms (sliced)
  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 2 tablespoons oil (I use avocado oil)
  • ■■■■ SAUCE: ■■■■■
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon maple syrup
  • 2 tablespoons starch (I use tapioca starch)
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce (I use low sodium)
  • 3/4 cup chicken broth
Prep time:
10 minutes
Cook time:
15 minutes
Total time:
25 minutes
Yield: 4 servings | Prep time: 10 minutes | Cook time: 15 minutes | Total time: 25 minutes


1. In a bowl, combine all the sauce ingredients (chicken broth, soy sauce, maple syrup and starch)

2. Cut chicken into bite-sized cubes.

3. Slice mushrooms, cut zucchini into half-moons. Chop onion.

4. Heat half of the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Sear chicken pieces until cooked through, about 3 minutes per side. Transfer to a plate.

5. Add the rest of the oil to the same skillet. Add onion, zucchini and mushrooms. Stir-fry until crisp-tender, for about 5 minutes.

6. Add garlic, fry for another minute. Add chicken. Stir the sauce and add.

7. Gently stir until everything is combined well, cook for another 2 minutes. Enjoy!

Shop products and ingredients I recommend for this recipe:

Tapioca Starch

Tapioca Starch
Maple Syrup

Maple Syrup
Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce
Chicken Broth

Chicken Broth
Avocado Oil

Avocado Oil
Baby Bella Mushrooms

Baby Bella Mushrooms

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Served with jasmine rice and leftover chicken breast, this stir fry made the perfect meal after a long workday. When I make it again, I may add a bit of sesame oil to round out the flavors.

Sounds yum! Thank you for sharing your feedback, Julia! - Alena

maple syrup?

can I omit the syrup? if so what can i put in its place?

You can use a tablespoon of honey instead. - Alena

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