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Stir frys are certainly one of my favourite dinners. They’re quick and straightforward to make, pack a punch of taste, and include a hefty serving of greens. I incessantly 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!

Hen 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 gentle little spice. I normally use leftover hen that’s already cooked, and grilled is my favourite.

If it’s a busy night time and we’re consuming in a rush, this stir fry converts simply into a chilly hen salad. Since apples and fennel are each scrumptious uncooked, I simply chop all of the substances 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 tough to search out in grocery shops. It’s received 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 contemporary fennel, slice or chop the bulb and saute or eat contemporary. The stalks are a bit powerful, 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 trying and are very tasty in salads.

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

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Hen Apple Stir-Fry

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


Range prime:

  • Lower the hen into chew sized items.

  • If hen is uncooked, cube it and warmth the butter or coconut oil in giant skillet or wok till melted and cook dinner hen on medium-high warmth till cooked by. (If hen is pre-cooked, cook dinner the greens within the butter first, then add the cooked, diced, hen)

  • Whereas the hen 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 and aromatic, roughly 10-12 minutes.

  • If utilizing pre-cooked hen, add the hen, cook dinner till warmed, and revel in!


  • Preheat oven to 375°F.

  • Grease a big baking sheet with butter or coconut oil.

  • Cube the hen into chew dimension items and place on baking sheet.

  • Cube the apples and onions into chew sized items and sprinkle on prime of hen.

  • Thinly slice the fennel bulb and sprinkle on prime of onion/apple combine.

  • Sprinkle with spices and place within the oven.

  • Bake for 30-40 minutes, stirring midway by, till hen is totally cooked by.

  • 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!