Chinese Happy Family


I would always order it in the Chinese restaurants it's called the 'Happy Family'. It is a delicious chicken and vegetable stir-fry. Now I do this at home using my indoor grill.

close up view of a chicken and vegetable stir-fry with peppers, over white rice in a white bowl
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
4 servings


  • 3 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves - cut into strips

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 onion, sliced

  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and cubed

  • 1 yellow bell pepper, seeded and cubed

  • 1 (15 ounce) can baby corn, drained

  • 1 tablespoon white sugar

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen stir-fry vegetables

  • 1 cup water

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. Preheat an indoor grill, and coat with cooking spray. Place the chicken strips on the grill, and cook for about 7 minutes. Allow them to cool slightly, then cut into cubes.

  2. While the chicken is cooking, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Place the onion rings in the skillet, and cook for a few minutes. Add the red and yellow pepper, baby corn, and the stir-fry vegetables. Increase the heat to medium-high; cook and stir for about 15 minutes.

  3. Sprinkle in the sugar and salt. Stir in the chicken. Dissolve the cornstarch in water, and pour into the skillet along with the soy sauce. Cook and stir until the sauce thickens.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

313 Calories
10g Fat
29g Carbs
25g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 313
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 10g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 52mg 17%
Sodium 915mg 40%
Total Carbohydrate 29g 11%
Dietary Fiber 10g 34%
Total Sugars 14g
Protein 25g
Vitamin C 108mg 538%
Calcium 91mg 7%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 401mg 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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