This quick and easy one-skillet chicken green bean stir fry cooks up in just minutes for a super tasty low carb meal! It's ready in less than 30 minutes so it's perfect for your busy weeknight dinners.
I love one-skillet dishes that combine meat and vegetables. They’re a great way to have a well-rounded meal with minimal cleanup.
A lot of people think that cooking is time consuming, but it doesn’t have to be. With easy recipes, you can be in and out of the kitchen in no time. Plus, you’ll know exactly what’s going in your food.
It also saves you a ton of money compared to eating out!
If this sounds like you, then you’ll love the simplicity of this chicken and green bean stir fry. It takes less than 30 minutes and comes together in just a few straightforward steps.
This dish is also SUPER tasty! All the flavors come together for a skillet meal you could eat again and again.
If you need a quick and delicious weeknight meal, this green bean chicken stir fry is it.
How to make chicken green bean stir fry
This is a very simple recipe that only requires basic cooking abilities. I like to use fresh veggies, but if you use canned tomatoes and frozen green beans, you can eliminate having to prep the vegetables.
It's made in three simple steps:
- Prepare and cook the chicken. Cut chicken into thin slices. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the chicken and garlic to the skillet. Cook until all the meat turns white.
- Prep the vegetables while the chicken is cooking. Chop the tomatoes and snap off the ends of the green beans (if using fresh).
- Cook with remaining ingredients. Add the vegetables and seasonings to the cooked chicken. Mix well. Cover and cook at low heat for 10-15 minutes.
That’s it! Just some chopping, then you add everything to the pan and let it cook.
No need to spend a bunch of time in the kitchen for a tasty and healthy meal like chicken green bean stir-fry.
There are a few slightly different ways you can make this recipe based on what’s most convenient for you.
- Use canned/frozen veggies: I like to use fresh tomatoes from my garden, but you can always replace them with 1 can of diced tomatoes. For the green beans, you can use fresh, frozen, or canned.
- Frying: I like the flavor you get from frying in butter, but you could also use olive oil or avocado oil.
- Make a side: If you want a heartier dish, you could serve it over some easy cauliflower rice.
Other low carb dinner recipes
Looking for a few more easy keto meals that are perfect for a busy weeknight? Check out a few of these favorites:
- Mexican Zucchini Beef is another one-skillet dinner made with tasty beef and vegetables.
- Filipino Chicken Adobo is cooked in a tangy mix of cider vinegar, soy sauce and garlic for an easy family favorite!
- Undone Stuffed Pepper Casserole has the flavorful ingredients of the classic comfort food combined in a baking dish.
- Low Carb Pizza Chicken Skillet is so simple to prepare and has all the delicious flavors of pizza!
- Chicken with Spinach and Tomatoes is a tasty meal that comes together in one pot for easy prep and fast cleanup.
You can even make an easy one skillet garlic parmesan chicken that cooks on the stove and finishes in the oven. My bok choy chicken stir fry and Tuscan chicken skillet dishes are also simple one pan recipes.
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Chicken Green Bean Stir Fry with Tomatoes
- 3 chicken breasts skinless and boneless
- ¼ cup butter or frying oil olive or avocado oil is best
- 2 cloves garlic minced
- 16 ounces string beans
- 2 tomatoes cut into 16 pieces
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- ½ teaspoon thyme
- 2 teaspoons salt
- ¼ teaspoon pepper
- 1 Tablespoon tamari gluten-free soy sauce or coconut aminos
- Cut chicken into thin slices.
- Melt butter in large skillet. Add chicken and garlic. Cook until all meat turns white.
- Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Cover and cook at low heat for 10-15 minutes.
Low Carb Sweeteners | Keto Sweetener Conversion Chart
Array ( [serving_size] => 59 [calories] => 232 [carbohydrates] => 8 [protein] => 26 [fat] => 11 [saturated_fat] => 6 [cholesterol] => 93 [sodium] => 1148 [fiber] => 3 [sugar] => 4 [serving_unit] => g [potassium] => 681 [vitamin_a] => 1133 [vitamin_c] => 18 [calcium] => 42 [iron] => 1 )
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First Published: September 2, 2010... Last Updated: March 4, 2020
This turned out so good! I added some green and red bell pepper strips to the vegetables and splashed a little toasted sesame oil over the top, giving it a quick mix before serving. Delicious!
Where does all the sodium come from?
The added salt and tamari.
Love a good stir fry, this looks so delicious!
Are canned diced tomatoes okay when garden tomatoes aren't in season? And, would you use one can or two?
Canned diced tomatoes could be used if you don't have fresh. I'd use one can.
This taste very good. Yum, yum????
Greatings from the Netherlands????♀️
You had me at "easy"! With three kids, if dinner isn't easy, it's just not going to happen!