Chicken with Peaches Stir Fry

  • Prep: 10 minutes
  • Cook: 10 minutes


2tablespoons oil, divided
2 1/2pounds boneless and skinless chicken breasts, cut into strips
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon five-spice powder
1clove garlic, finely minced
1can sliced peaches, liquid included (8 ounces)
1tablespoon sugar
2tablespoons lemon juice
1/2cup chicken broth
2teaspoons cornstarch
1tablespoon water
12ounces snow peas
hot cooked rice


  1. Heat a wok or wok frying pan over medium-high to high heat. Add 1 tablespoon of oil.
  2. When the oil is hot, add the chicken, salt, and five-spice powder, and stir-fry for 4 to 5 minutes. Turn often, browning on all sides. Remove from wok and keep warm.
  3. Add remaining 1 tablespoon oil to the wok and heat. Then add the garlic and stir-fry until just brown.
  4. Add the peaches and sugar, stirring until the sugar is melted and peaches are warm, then add the lemon juice and broth. Bring to a boil.
  5. Mix the cornstarch with the water, blend thoroughly, then add to the wok and stir in immediately.
  6. Add the snowpeas, cover, and steam for 30 seconds. Return the chicken to the wok and stir in.
  7. Cover and steam until chicken is reheated, 1 to 2 minutes. Serve over hot rice.