Some fast and simple stir fry recipes include Quick Chicken Stir-Fry on the Food Network's website, Super-Easy Stir-Fry from Allrecipes.com and Quick Beef Stir-fry with Bell Peppers. All these recipes can be prepared and cooked in under 30 minutes.
The necessary ingredients to make the Quick Chicken Stir-Fry include one 7-ounce package of mung bean noodles, 1/4 cup canned low-sodium chicken broth or chicken stock, 2 teaspoons of cornstarch and 3 tablespoons of soy sauce. Preparing this stir fry involves soaking the mung bean noodles for 10 to 15 minutes while assembling other ingredients.
Preparing the Super-Easy Stir-Fry, involves cutting 1 pound of either peeled, raw medium shrimp; bay or sea scallops; or boneless skinless chicken breasts or thigh meat into bite-size portions; cutting firm tofu into 3/4-inch chunks; or slicing red meat thinly. The following steps include marinating the protein, chopping and preparing the produce, preparing the aromatics, and making a quick stir-fry sauce or glaze.
Some necessary ingredients to prepare the Quick Beef Stir-Fry with Bell Peppers are 1 pound of top-sirloin or chuck steaks, one minced garlic clove, one green and one red bell pepper and 1/2 of a yellow onion sliced thinly. This recipe yields four servings.