Summer Chicken Zucchini Stir-Fry

Kaci: Thesouthernrd
by Kaci: Thesouthernrd
4 servings
35 min

There is nothing better than a light, healthy meal that is ready in 30 min and only requires one pan to prepare on a hot weeknight! Minimal ingredients, minimal preparation, and minimal clean up is exactly what I need right now, and this dish checks every box!

This chicken and zucchini stir-fry is the perfect easy and healthy summer meal that comes together in 30 minutes with minimal clean up! The zucchini and spinach add a ton of nutrients and fiber to keep you satisfied long after consuming. The lemon, balsamic sauce provides a sweet and tangy flavor that is enhanced by the addition of basil and feta cheese.

I hope you and your family enjoy this simple and healthy summertime meal!

To serve, sprinkle with feta cheese for a rich, tangy flavor.

Simple ingredients come together in one pan and under 30min to create this delicious and healthy meal.

Chicken, zucchini, spinach, and basil make for a light and refreshing twist on the tradition stir-fry.

Summer Chicken Zucchini Stir-Fry
Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 30 Minutes Total time: 35 min
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  • 2lb chicken tenderloins, cut into 1-2 in pieces
  • 2 medium zucchini’s, diced
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced
  • 1 bag of fresh spinach (about 12oz)
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  • 1/2 cup fresh basil leaves, chopped
  • Zest of 1/2 lemon
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 tbsp. minced garlic
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • feta cheese to serve

1. Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium heat.
2. Add onion and garlic and sauté till tender.
3. Add zucchini and sauté till tender.
4. Add chicken and cook till browned on all sides, about 5-8 minutes.
5. Season with salt, pepper and oregano.
6. Reduce heat to medium low and add spinach, stirring until wilted, about 2 minutes.
7. add lemon zest, lemon juice and balsamic vinegar, stir until combined.
8. Turn off heat and add chopped basil.
9. Serve topped with a sprinkle of feta cheese
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