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Orange and Almond Stir-Fry

This tangy chicken stir-fry is packed with flavour. Stir-fries are a delicious and easy way to ensure that you’re eating your vegetables - this one is teeming with broccoli, carrots, and celery. Almonds add a nutritious protein boost.
Serves: 4
Prep Time: 10 min
Cook Time: 15 min


1 lb boneless chicken, cut into strips
½ cup orange juice
1 tsp cornstarch
2 tbsp vegetable oil
1 onion, medium, cut in half and thinly sliced
1 cup carrots, thinly sliced
1 stalk celery, thinly sliced
2 cups broccoli
1 tbsp ginger, fresh, grated
¼ cup chicken broth
1 tbsp orange zest, grated
½ tsp salt
¼ tsp pepper
2 tbsp slivered almonds, toasted

Food Safety

Before you start, wash all surfaces and your hands with soap and warm water, and remember to wash your hands, utensils and cutting boards after they touch raw meat or eggs. Avoid cross-contamination by using a different cutting board for your meat and other ingredients. Make sure you’re cooking to safe temperatures and chilling any leftovers within two hours. For more food safety tips, visit our Food Safety at Home Section.


  1. Mix orange juice and cornstarch. Set aside.

  2. In a wok or large skillet, stir fry chicken in oil for 5 minutes. Remove and set aside.

  3. Add onion, carrots and celery to wok and stir fry 2 minutes. Add broccoli, ginger root and chicken stock. Cover and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender crisp.

  4. Return chicken to wok. Add orange juice mixture, orange rind, salt and pepper.

  5. Cook until sauce is thickened, about 1 minute. Sprinkle with toasted almonds.

  6. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Info

Per 280 g serving Amount
Protein29 g
Fat7 g
Saturated Fat1 g
Carbohydrate14 g
Fibre3 g
Sugar6 g
Cholesterol65 mg
Sodium390 mg
Per 280 g serving % Daily Value
Vitamin A15
Vitamin C100
Vitamin B622
Vitamin B1222