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Stir frys are one among my favourite dinners. They’re quick and simple to make, pack a punch of taste, and comprise a hefty serving of greens. I regularly use leftover, already-cooked meat for the protein in my stir frys, which makes preparation even faster.

And if there’s a little bit of stir fry leftover, I like to combine it into scrambled eggs within the morning for a hearty and healthy breakfast. Two meals in a single is unquestionably a win!

Rooster Apple Stir-Fry With Fennel

I like making this stir fry within the fall when apples are in season. The apples give it a pleasant burst of candy/sharpness and the fennel provides it a light little spice. I normally use leftover rooster that’s already cooked, and grilled is my favourite.

If it’s a busy evening and we’re consuming in a rush, this stir fry converts simply into a chilly rooster salad. Since apples and fennel are each scrumptious uncooked, I simply chop all of the components and blend them along with some mayo and the spices.

What Do I Have to Know About Fennel?

Contemporary fennel is a typical sufficient ingredient that it’s normally not too troublesome to search out in grocery shops. It’s bought a white bulb on the underside in regards to the dimension of a medium-large onion. Inexperienced stalks shoot up from the bulb and are topped with feathery greens that look a bit like dill.

To make use of recent fennel, slice or chop the bulb and saute or eat recent. The stalks are a bit robust, so I don’t normally use them, however I do know they are often chopped up and utilized in soups and salads. The greens are so fairly and delicate wanting and are very tasty in salads.

Fennel tastes a bit like anise, however is mild and recent and never too robust. It may be utilized in nearly any software that requires celery. Here are some concepts on find out how to use it.

Love Stir-Fry As A lot As I Do?

For those who love stir-fry as a lot as I do, you could be all in favour of some extra concepts. Listed here are a few of our favorites:


Rooster Apple Stir-Fry

This savory and candy rooster apple stir fry is quick to make on busy nights and a child favourite. 


Range high:

  • Minimize the rooster into chunk sized items.
  • If rooster is uncooked, cube it and warmth the butter or coconut oil in giant skillet or wok till melted and cook dinner rooster on medium-high warmth till cooked by means of. (If rooster is pre-cooked, cook dinner the greens within the butter first, then add the cooked, diced, rooster)
  • Whereas the rooster is cooking, cube the apples and onion and thinly slice the fennel bulb into skinny slivers.
  • Add the apples, onion, and fennel to the skillet or wok.
  • Add the spices, and saute over medium warmth till all are cooked by means of and aromatic, roughly 10-12 minutes.
  • If utilizing pre-cooked rooster, add the rooster, cook dinner till warmed, and luxuriate in!


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.
  • Grease a big baking sheet with butter or coconut oil.
  • Cube the rooster into chunk dimension items and place on baking sheet.
  • Cube the apples and onions into chunk sized items and sprinkle on high of rooster.
  • Thinly slice the fennel bulb and sprinkle on high of onion/apple combine.
  • Sprinkle with spices and place within the oven.
  • Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring midway by means of, till rooster is totally cooked by means of.
  • Get pleasure from!


Wrap this one in flatbread for hearty, filling breakfast. 


Energy: 249kcal | Carbohydrates: 23.1g | Protein: 22.2g | Fats: 8.3g | Saturated Fats: 4.3g | Ldl cholesterol: 70mg | Sodium: 700mg | Fiber: 5.3g | Sugar: 12.9g

Ever cooked with fennel? What do you employ it for? Inform me beneath!