Chicken Stir Fry in the Grill Wok

This chicken stir fry gets a touch of unique smoky flavor from cooking in a wok over hot coals! The Weber wok couldn't be easier, but a stovetop-style wok is fine too. 

Chicken Stir FryChicken Stir Fry

Yield: 4 servings

Supplies needed: 

  • Charcoal and charcoal grill; wok


  • 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast, cut into 1 inch cubes
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 Tbsp olive oil (divided)
  • 1 cup peas
  • 1/2 yellow bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup baby carrots, sliced
  • 2 tsp minced ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups of stir fry noodles (or you can use rice or chow mein) 

Ingredients for the sauce:

  • 1 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp cold water
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • 3 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1 Tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes


1. SAUCE: In a medium bowl, whisk together cornstarch and water. Add chicken broth, soy sauce, honey, toasted sesame oil, and red pepper flakes, and whisk to combine. Set aside.

2. Add one tablespoon of olive oil to your wok and heat over charcoal.

Seasoning chicken in wokSeasoning chicken in wok

3. Add chicken (in batches if necessary) to hot wok and season with salt and pepper. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until chicken is cooked through. Remove from wok and keep nearby in bowl.

4. Add remaining tablespoon of oil to the hot wok.

5. Add peas, peppers, and carrots and cook, stirring constantly, just vegetables are tender-crisp. 

6. Add ginger and garlic, and cook for 1 additional minute.

7. Return chicken to the wok and stir to combine ingredients.

Adding stir fry sauce after cooking vegetablesAdding stir fry sauce after cooking vegetables

8. Whisk your sauce and pour it over chicken and vegetables in the wok, stirring to combine.

9. Bring to a boil, stirring occasionally, and let boil for one minute.

10. Stir in noodles until well coated.

11. Remove from heat and enjoy!

Fantastic stir fry cooks so fast and tastes so fresh!Fantastic stir fry cooks so fast and tastes so fresh!

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