Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry


Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry is a delicious and healthy meal that is perfect for any day of the week. This recipe features tender and juicy chicken breast cooked in a velveting technique, which is a Chinese cooking method that gives the chicken a smooth and silky texture. The chicken is then stir-fried with a variety of colourful and nutritious vegetables such as bell peppers, carrots, and broccoli, making it a complete and balanced meal. Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable recipe can be served with rice or noodles, making it a quick and easy weeknight dinner or a hearty and satisfying lunch.

Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry

Chef Sammy
Do you ever open your refrigerator and see a bunch of vegetables that need consuming ASAP? I frequently do this and so now my go-to is this amazing velvet chicken stir fry. The beauty of this dish is that you can substitute the vegetables with almost anything that you need to finish up in your refrigerator. The magic happens when you velvet the chicken so make sure you don’t skip that part.
Course Salad
Cuisine Mexican


  • 1 lb Chicken breasts cut in pieces
  • 1 Egg white beaten
  • 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
  • 1 red Onion cut into wide pieces
  • 8-10 cloves Garlic crushed
  • 1 finger Ginger crushed
  • 1 head Broccoli steamed
  • 4 Green Onions chopped
  • 2 Jalapenos thinly sliced
  • 1 sweet Red pepper sliced
  • 4 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Sesame Oil
  • 2 teaspoons Chili Oil
  • 1 teaspoon Hoisin sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Chili Garlic sauce
  • 1 tablespoon Black bean paste
  • 1 tablespoon Oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons Rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Honey


  • To velvet the chicken you will need to marinate the chicken in a beaten egg white, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 2 teaspoons rice vinegar and salt.
  • Make sure it’s properly coated and let it rest in the fridge for 30 minutes then put the chicken in boiling water and cook till done.
  • Drain and wash it and set it aside.
  • Now in your wok heat all the oils and add the onions, garlic and ginger cook for a few minutes then add all the sauces and then add the chicken and the veggies making sure it’s all coated well.
  • Now make a cornstarch slurry with 1 tablespoon cornstarch mixed in water and add that to your wok.
  • Cook everything for a couple of minutes and turn off the stove.
  • Garnish with sesame seeds and enjoy.
    Velvet Chicken and Mixed Vegetable Stir Fry
Keyword Quick Meal

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