Korean Spicy Chicken and Zucchini Stir-fry

Korean Spicy Chicken and Zucchini Stir-fry
Chef Brainy
What Started it all:
Chicken breast, Zucchini, vegetable oil, microwave

This bold and flavorful Korean-inspired dish brings together tender chicken breast and fresh zucchini in a spicy, mouth-watering sauce. Perfect for a quick weeknight dinner, this recipe is sure to impress with its vibrant flavors and satisfying textures.


  • 4 chicken breasts, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium zucchinis, cut into half-moons
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 4 tablespoons gochujang (Korean red chili paste)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)
  • Steamed rice (to serve)


  1. Thinly slice the chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces.
  2. Cut the zucchinis into half-moons.
  3. In a small bowl, combine gochujang, soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, minced ginger, and honey. Mix well.
  4. Heat 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  5. Add the chicken slices and cook until they are no longer pink, about 5-7 minutes.
  6. Remove the chicken from the skillet and set aside.
  7. In the same skillet, add the remaining 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil.
  8. Add the zucchini slices and stir-fry until they are tender but still crisp, about 3-4 minutes.
  9. Return the cooked chicken to the skillet with the zucchini.
  10. Pour the sauce over the chicken and zucchini, stirring to coat everything evenly.
  11. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes, allowing the flavors to meld together.
  12. Sprinkle with sesame seeds and chopped green onions for a burst of color and flavor.
  13. Serve hot with steamed rice.

This Korean Spicy Chicken and Zucchini Stir-fry is a quick and easy way to bring bold, vibrant flavors to your dinner table. Perfect for those who love a little heat and a lot of flavor, this dish is sure to become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!

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