Chicken, Celery and Apple Stir Fry

This fast and easy recipe is perfect for a quick weeknight dinner – the sweet apple and crunch of celery help totally reinvent the humble stir fry.

Healthy, delicious and nutritious – what’s not to love? 

Serves: 4      Prep time: 15 minutes          Cooking time: 15 minutes 

You’ll need

  • 1 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 -3 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 6 Fenland celery sticks, thinly sliced
  • 1 dessert apple, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 red onion, peeled and cut into thin wedges
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 2 cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated
  • 1 large chilli, deseeded and finely sliced
  • 2 tsp cornflour
  • 2 tsp caster sugar
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 4 tbsp light soy sauce


  1. Heat a wok or large heavy based frying pan over a high heat, add the oil and swirl it around.
  2. Add the sliced chicken and stir fry for a few minutes. Add the Fenland celery, apple, onion, garlic, ginger and chilli continue to stir fry for a few minutes.
  3. Mix together the cornflour, caster sugar, lemon juice and soy sauce, add to the stir fry and continue to cook for a minute until everything is coated in the sauce, then serve immediately with noodles or rice and extra soy sauce if needed.

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