Stir-frying: to cook in a small amount of very hot oil while stirring quickly in a wok, frying pan, or stir-fry pan.
Our Five Favorite Stir-Fry Recipes
Chinese cuisine-inspired stir-frying calls for tossing foods in heated oil to cook them quickly and evenly. Serve stir-frys on their own, over rice, or noodles.
Our Four Favorite Stir-Fry Pans
Stir-frying requires frequently tossing food in heated oil. Look for wide pans that won’t crowd ingredients and allow you to stir and toss with ease.
1. Anolon Advanced Bronze 14-Inch Covered Wok: PFOA-free premium-quality nonstick, mirror-polished stainless steel lid, and rubberized handles make this pan a stir-fry go-to.
2. Circulon Momentum Hard-Anodized 12-Inch Stir Fry: this pan’s TOTAL® Nonstick System features raised circles on the interior to reduce surface abrasion and provide long-lasting performance.
3. Rachael Ray Hard Enamel 11-Inch Covered Stir Fry: fun meets function with this brightly colored pan featuring a shatter-resistant glass lid and a comfortable rubberized handle.
4. Farberware New Traditions 11-Inch Aluminum Covered Everything Pan: a classic polished exterior and double handles offer stovetop-to-table practicality for stir-fries, fillets, one-pan meals, and so much more.
How to: Stir-Fry
Use this cooking method to prepare Spicy Hoisin Chicken and Cashew Stir-Fry.
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