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Recipe: Fresh Chicken and Sausage Stir Fry

By August 2, 2023Recipes
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Rainbow-colored veggies, butcher-fresh sausage, and air-chilled chicken combine to make the perfect one-pan dish. This recipe is an awesome way to up your vegetable intake with a minimum of effort, packing an entire season of vegetables into every serving.

Chicken and sausage stir fry

Fresh Chicken and Sausage Stir Fry

Rainbow-colored veggies, butcher-fresh sausage, and air-chilled chicken combine to make the perfect one-pan dish.

Category Chicken, Dinner, Paleo
Compliance Level Kickstart, Lifestyle, Performance
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 6
Author Jon Gilson


  • 2 pounds air-chilled chicken tenderloins
  • 1 pound sweet Italian sausage
  • 5 Brussels sprouts
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 summer squash
  • 1 bunch asparagus
  • 1 yellow pepper
  • 1 orange pepper
  • 1/2 white onion
  • fresh basil
  • Salt pepper, cayenne powder
  • Olive oil


  1. Shred Brussels sprouts.
  2. Dice onion.
  3. Cut the remainder of the vegetables into bite-size pieces.
  4. Set aside.
  5. Remove sausage from casing and hand separate into bite-size pieces.
  6. Sprinkle chicken and sausage with salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste.
  7. Pan fry sausage and chicken in olive oil on medium-high heat. Depending on meat thickness, fry for 4-5 minutes per side, forming a crispy exterior.
  8. Add all vegetables on top of the meat and cover the pan. Turn burner down to medium heat, and cook for 5 minutes.
  9. Uncover and stir thoroughly. Cook for 5 additional minutes.
  10. Remove from heat, drain oil, and serve.

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Jon Gilson
Jon Gilson is a coach and writer, and the former CEO of the Whole Life Challenge.

Previously, he founded Again Faster Equipment, a functional fitness equipment company created to serve the CrossFit community. Established in 2006, Jon took the Company global in 2012, twice landing on the Inc. 500/5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies.

From 2007 to 2013, he served as a Senior Lecturer for CrossFit, Inc., training aspiring CrossFit trainers at over 100 seminars, including engagements in Iceland, Afghanistan, Moscow, Holland, the United States, and Canada. Jon also served on the CrossFit L1 Advisory Board, helping establish policy for the organization’s training efforts from 2011 to 2013.

He’s also done stints in state government, gym management, and consulting — and currently teaches classes at CrossFit City Line.

Jon graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2003, summa cum laude, with a B.A. in Psychology. He also holds a Graduate Certificate in Finance and Control from the Harvard Extension School, 2006, and has completed coursework in data analytics.