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.
Instant ramen? Check. Cooked Rice? Check. Egg? Check. Cleared for blastoff!
Light seasoning helps fried rice shine.
Stir-fried rice noodles with shrimp, pork, and vegetables.
The glossy sauce that coats this take-out staple is simultaneously sweet, savory, and tart.
Tingly, mildly spicy, and nuanced, just like they do it in Chengdu.
A simple stir-fry for garlic lovers.
A quick and easy stir-fry.
The perfect dish for indulging your garlic-loving tendencies.
A classic Chinese chicken stir-fry laden with Sichuan peppercorns and chili peppers.
A super-flavorful and quick Thai-style beef stir-fry.
A touch of vodka gives this Chinese take-out classic a superior crispy crust.
A rainbow of stir-fried flavor.
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.