Chicken Zucchini Rice Stir-Fry Recipe

Enjoy delicious stir-fry flavors in less than 30 minutes with this tasty Chicken Zucchini Stir-Fry made with Success® White Rice, fresh zucchini and tender chicken.

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Chicken Zucchini Rice Stir-Fry Recipe

Cooking time
PREP TIME 15 mins
Cooking time
COOK TIME 10 mins
Ready in
TOTAL TIME 25 mins


  • 1 bag Success® White Rice
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch, divided
  • 5 tbsp soy sauce, divided
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 1 lb boneless, skinless chicken breast, cut into thin strips
  • 1 can (8 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, undrained
  • 2 tbsp canola oil, divided
  • 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 2 ribs celery, diagonally cut into 3/4-inch slices
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 zucchini, sliced


  • You’re just minutes away from a flavorful and satisfying meal with this tasty and simple Chicken Zucchini Stir-Fry.

    Step 1

  • Prepare rice according to package directions.

    Step 2

  • Meanwhile, combine 1 tablespoon of cornstarch, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, garlic and sugar in a medium bowl. Add chicken and toss gently to coat. Let stand for 15 minutes.

    Step 3

  • Drain pineapple, reserving fruit and juice separately. Add enough water to juice to measure 1 cup. Combine juice with remaining 1 tablespoon of cornstarch and 4 tablespoons of soy sauce in a small bowl. Set aside.

    Step 4

  • Heat 1 tablespoon of oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat. Add chicken and curry powder. Stir-fry for 2-3 minutes, until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Remove from skillet.

    Step 5

  • Heat the remaining 1 tablespoon of oil in the same skillet. Add pineapple chunks, celery, onion and zucchini to skillet. Stir-fry for 3-5 minutes, until crisp tender.

    Step 6

  • Add rice, chicken and reserved sauce to skillet. Stir to thoroughly combine and heat through.

    Recipe Tips

    For added texture and flavor, use toasted sesame seeds to garnish this dish.

    To give this dish a spicy kick, use thinly sliced, seeded red Serrano peppers to garnish each serving.

Stir-Fry on the Fly

Pass on the hassle but not on the flavor with this Chicken Zucchini Stir-Fry. Loaded with sweet and tangy Asian flavors, this chicken and rice dish is perfect for lunch or dinner. Made with Success® White Rice, tender chicken, zucchini, pineapple, onion, soy sauce and curry powder, you can be sure that this easy-to-make dish is as simple as it is flavorful.

Nothing hits the spot like a delicious stir-fry when the craving for Asian cuisine hits. Try this tasty dish with the listed veggies, or make it your own by using your favorites. The sweet and tangy flavors in this dish come from the simple mix of pineapple juice, corn starch and soy sauce. Keep the sauce but feel free to try this dish with different types of protein, such as shrimp, steak or tofu for a completely different meal each time.

Make it To Go

Need a to-go meal? Make this recipe the night before and store it in a microwavable container. When you have a busy morning with no time to prepare a proper lunch, you’ll be glad to have this meal prepped and ready to go. Just pop it in the microwave at work and enjoy a hearty and delicious lunch, in minutes!

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