Fast, easy, and tasty, stir-frying is one of our favorite cooking methods for busy weeknights, and it should be yours, too. Arm yourself with these recipes, assemble your chopped meat and/or vegetables, and you'll be ready to wok—er, rock.
Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, pork, and vegetables.
Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
Make good fried rice great with a simple wok hei hack.
The glossy sauce that coats this take-out staple is simultaneously sweet, savory, and tart.
A blowtorch adds smoky wok hei to this vegetarian stir fry.
A simple stir-fry for garlic lovers.
Tingly, mildly spicy, and nuanced, just like they do it in Chengdu.
A classic Chinese chicken stir-fry laden with Sichuan peppercorns and chili peppers.
A quick and easy stir-fry.
A rainbow of stir-fried flavor.
This speedy chicken stir-fry gets a spicy Korean twist.
Featuring cabbage charred until sweet, along with meaty mushrooms and big stalks of chives.
Softened chunks of Asian eggplant braised with garlic, chilies, and soy sauce.
Chasing the elusive wok hei with a blowtorch.
Water velveting yields more tender, silky, and smooth stir-fried proteins.
Cutting slightly against the grain makes for perfect stir-fried chicken morsels.
This tofu has a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, impressively crisp crust.
How to pick a wok that'll do the job.