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Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini stir fry in a black bowl

One Pan Chicken, Mushroom, and Zucchini Stir Fry

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  • Author: Dave Cohen
  • Prep Time: 20 MIN
  • Cook Time: 30 MIN
  • Total Time: 50 MIN
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Category: paleo
  • Method: one pan dinner
  • Cuisine: dinner


Super easy and tasty Chicken Stir Fry dish that comes together in no time!  This is Paleo and Whole 30.




  • 1 1/2 lb boneless skinless chicken thigh, cut into small pieces
  • 4 cups zucchini, 1/4″ half moon sliced
  • 8 oz cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 large shallot, diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tbsp ginger, minced
  • 2 tbsp potato starch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp onion powder
  • 1/8 tsp white pepper
  • avocado oil
  • 1 tbsp butter


  • 1/2 cup coconut aminos
  • 1/4 cup chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 tsp sriracha



  1. Add all ingredients into a bowl excluding the chicken broth and whisk up. Set aside.


  1. Heat up a 12 inch pan on medium high heat.  Once hot, add in 2 tbsp avocado oil. Working in batches, fry the chicken for 3 minutes each side. Remove from pan and add to a bowl. Set aside.
  2. Add in 1 tbsp of avocado oil to the pan then throw in the mushrooms and shallot.  Sprinkle with salt and pepper.  Sauté for 4-5 minutes. Remove and add to the Chicken Bowl.
  3. Add 1 tbsp of avocado oil, throw in the zucchini and season with a nice sprinkle of salt and pepper. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.  Add in 1 tbsp butter and sauté for an additional 4 minutes. Remove from pan and add to Chicken Bowl.
  4. Drop the heat to medium.  Add in the garlic and ginger and sauté for 30 seconds to 1 minute.  Once it starts to brown, add in the sauce and let it simmer for 1-2 minutes.  Now add in the chicken broth and let simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  5. Once it reduces down a bit, add in the stir fry ingredients (chicken, mushrooms, shallot, and zucchini) and sauté all of the ingredients in the sauce.  Drop heat to low and let this simmer for 3-4 minutes stirring often.  Top with sesame seeds and enjoy!


  • Serve this with some Cauliflower Rice.
  • Could top this with an egg if you are feeling a little crazy!