Gordon Ramsay's Chicken Stir Fry Hack You Have To Try

What could Gordon Ramsay be doing when he's not filming new seasons of his well-known shows or new ones altogether? There are probably too many to list, but just some of the famous chef and TV personality's latest offerings include "Masterchef USA," "Hell's Kitchen," "Future Food Stars," and "The Savoy," via IMDB. Well, when this chef frees up some time, he's probably trying out new recipes or writing a new cookbook. Ramsay has tons of cookbooks under his sleeve, and over the years, he has managed to write about different types of food and cuisines, such as fast food, Sunday lunches, desserts, British pub foods, and Asian dishes from his now-closed restaurant Maze, per ThriftBooks

And Ramsay is no stranger to Asian cuisine. The Guardian reports that when Maze closed, it was replaced by another "authentic Asian eating house" called Lucky Cat, located in Mayfair, west London, and it's "inspired by the drinking dens of 1930s Tokyo and the far east." The opening of Lucky Cat didn't go without a debate on cultural appropriation. However, Ramsay persevered, and the restaurant is still in business. Luckily, Ramsay is still a fan of Asian dishes, especially stir-fries, and he has a cool hack you should try the next time you're making a stir fry.

The chicken is butterflied, flattened with a rolling pin, and thinly sliced before stir frying

In a video posted on YouTube, Chef Gordon Ramsay takes us on his ultimate cookery course and makes a chicken stir-fry with rice noodles. The dish consists of chicken breasts, broccoli, rice noodles, garlic, olive oil, eggs, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. We're already hungry. Ramsay is no stranger to cooking chicken, and he'd already shared many of his chicken-cooking secrets for MasterClass. For example, never cook the chicken cold, but leave it to reach room temperature first. Ramsay also has many chicken-based recipes on his website, such as California fried chicken sandwich, jerk chicken, and holiday lemon-herb chicken thighs. 

And for even more hacks, Tasty assembled a nifty list of the famous chef's most helpful kitchen hacks. But the hack for his chicken stir-fry has to do with slicing the chicken. He recommends butterflying a chicken fillet and then flattening it with a rolling pin. Butterflying is a well-known technique of cutting meat that's "used to make a thick piece of meat thinner" (via Taste). The chicken breast fillet is then cut thinly into strips, and the thinner it's sliced, "the crisper it gets, and the quicker it cooks," according to Ramsay. So the next time you're making a chicken stir fry, make sure to have a rolling pin on standby and make Ramsay proud -– if you post your video on TikTok, he just might react to it.