Shrimp-and-Pork Pan-Fried Noodles
Simeon makes these noodles extra flavorful by adding roast pork and shrimp that have been fried in garlic oil.
Stir-Fried Vegetables with Lemongrass
For this vegetarian Vietnamese stir-fry, featuring asparagus, cauliflower and bell pepper, soy sauce is substituted for the more traditional fish sauce. Lemongrass, basil and coconut milk make the dish fragrant and slightly sweet.
Clams with Pork and Golden Garlic
Ground pork and clams are a common combination in Chinese recipes. Chef Marcia Kiesel sautés the two quickly with slivers of garlic, then adds black-bean chile sauce (easy to find at supermarkets) to create a dish with deep, briny flavor and some heat.
Thai Chicken with Basil
An abundance of whole basil leaves joins chicken and fiery red chiles for a quick, delicious, and decidedly spicy stir-fry. Holy basil is the most authentic choice, but any variety will do.
Beef Stir-Fry with Fresh and Pickled Ginger
Bursting with flavor, this beef stir-fry can be on your dining table in 30 minutes.
Mama Chang's Stir-Fried Shrimp and Scallions
Chef Joanne Chang's mother used to make this sweet-and-spicy shrimp stir-fry all the time. When she was old enough to cook, Chang asked her mom for the recipe. "She hemmed and hawed until she finally gave it to me, revealing her secret ingredient: ketchup."
Chicken Stir-Fry with Asparagus and Cashews
Cashews contain oleic acid, the same monounsaturated fat that makes olive oil so heart-healthy. This chicken-cashew stir-fry's Asian flavors come from a bright mix of fish sauce, oyster sauce, basil and just a little oil.
Stir-Fried Sirloin with Ginger and Bok Choy
Try this quick and easy beef stir-fry for a satisfying weeknight meal.
Try an sweet and light Riesling with this spicy dish.
Skirt Steak Stir-Fry with Quinoa and Ginger-Sesame Dressing
F&W's Kay Chun uses richly flavored, quick-cooking, superjuicy skirt steak in her hearty, Asian-inspired meal.
Peruvian Steak and Potato Stir-Fry
Steak and french fries are a classic combination. For their classic dish lomo saltado, Peruvians toss the two together.
Gingered Stir-Fry with Shrimp and Snow Peas
In addition to providing robust flavor to any dish, ginger has been used in traditional healing to aid digestive issues and reduce inflammation.
Spicy Green Bean and Tofu Stir-Fry with Ground Bison
Many cultures use meat as a flavoring instead of as the main ingredient. Here, ground bison adds substance and richness to the tofu and green beans in a chile sauce-spiked stir-fry.
Maple Root-Vegetable Stir-Fry with Sesame
In Korea, cooks typically create stir-fries with just one kind of vegetable. David Chang decided to break with tradition and stir-fry an assortment of vegetables, including Jerusalem artichokes and parsnips. Also unconventional is the maple syrup he adds to the dish; there are maple trees all around South Korea but not much maple syrup.
Chicken Stir-Fry with Corn, Pineapple and Red Pepper
This lightly sweet, tropical stir-fry has hints of cumin, chile and ginger, but the really vibrant flavor comes from fresh pineapple.
Stir-Fried Noodles with Chanterelles
This rich noodle stir-fry pairs the earthiness of chanterelles with the delicate saltiness of soy for a quick and impressive one-bowl meal.
Glass Noodle Stir-Fry
Made from the starch of vegetables like mung beans, translucent glass noodles (a.k.a. cellophane noodles) are ubiquitous at pan-Asian restaurants. Here Chef Hosea Rosenberg gives them extra care, stir-frying them in sesame oil with a generous array of vegetables—snap peas, carrots, zucchini and yellow squash, to name a few—then tossing them with tangy rice vinegar.
Stir-Fried Shrimp with Bacon, Mint and Chiles
Chef Jerry Traunfeld adds a handful of mint to brighten this hot, sweet and smoky stir-fry.
Fiery Stir-Fried Iceberg Lettuce with Basil
This is a great way to feature iceberg lettuce—it's juicy, spicy, crunchy and aromatic.
Stir-Fried Udon Noodles
You will love slurping these thick and flavorful udon noodles with this quick and easy stir-fry.
Vietnamese-Style Shrimp and Watercress Stir-Fry
The fish sauce and peanuts in this seafood stir-fry are hallmarks of Vietnamese cooking. Ample amounts of fresh ginger and lime juice bump up the flavor of the dish.
Vegetable Stir-Fry with Ginger Vinaigrette
Fresh and green and bursting with flavor, this stir-fry is like a little taste of springtime that you can serve any time of year. Carrots, red bell pepper, or asparagus will make the dish even prettier. Serve the medley with rice.
Stir-Fried Chicken with Chinese Cabbage
A simple sauce of garlic, hot pepper, sherry, wine vinegar, and tomato, adds intense flavor to this quick stir-fry and it practically makes itself while the chicken and cabbage cook. Steamed rice is an ideal accompaniment.
Five-Vegetable Stir-Fry with Lentils
A dinner of brussels sprouts, turnips, carrots, and lentils may sound more like a punishment than a treat, but believe us—the combination is delicious. In fact, the general effect is actually rather delicate.