Celery and potatoes, chicken stir fry

Today I decided to cook something quick but I wanted it to have celery in it. Also I quite early decided that orange and celery should make a pretty good combo and then I added potatoes and chicken to make for a more substantial dinner. Turned out pretty great!


Celery and potatoes, chicken stir fry

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 2 Servings


  • 2-3 chicken cutlets
  • 1 celery
  • 3-4 medium potatoes
  • 1 orange
  • salt
  • pepper
  • EVOO


  1. First I started out by roasting a bit of diced pancetta in some olive oil, then I added the celery stalks diced up and the potatoes also diced. I sprinkled the vegetables with the juice and the zest of 1 orange and seasoned with salt and pepper. I covered the pan to help the potatoes and the celery to cook down and let cook for 15-20 minutes. When the potatoes where soft, I added the chicken cutlets cut into stripes and continued cooking uncovered until the chicken was throughly cooked (about another 5 minutes). In the final minutes the juices should evaporate so you can get some caramelization on the veggies.
  2. A quick, light and bright stir fry great for any season.

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5 Responses to Celery and potatoes, chicken stir fry

  1. Free Spirit Eater says:

    I love adding orange to my chicken stir fry, brings out the flavors in a bright way, but i've never added potatoes yum! Definitely will next time, thanks for sharing, I am now following, so glad I found you through food frenzy =]

  2. Manu says:

    What a great idea! Great combo of flavors! I love orange in savory dishes!!!! 🙂

  3. Kimberly (unrivaledkitch) says:

    simple and wonderful. I love celery and orange together 🙂

  4. Pola says:

    Yes, the orange flavor comes through. This time it was just a hint as I only had a small orange a bigger orange gives the whole thing a more distinctive flavor.

  5. Food Frenzy says:

    This sounds very interesting and good. Did the orange flavor come through pretty good in the final dish?

    Thanks for sharing.

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