Grace Young
Craftsy Instructor

New York, NY

Grace Young began her culinary career at the age of 15 with an internship program in the Dole Test Kitchen. She has been called the "poet laureate of the wok" by the food historian Betty Fussell. Grace has devoted her career to demystifying the art of stir-frying and celebrating the traditions of wok cookery. When she lectures, she travels with her carbon-steel wok packed in her carry-on luggage, braving airport security in order that students ... Read Full Bio »

Grace's Craftsy Classes


The Art of Stir-Frying

Sizzle your way to success as you learn how to make Chinese stir-fry with expert guidance from James Beard award-winner Grace Young. Discover essential, affordable stir-fry equipment and learn to season your wok for a natural non-stick surface. Uncover preheating and prep techniques that will increase your efficiency and organization in the kitchen and get started with a delicious vegetable stir-fry that showcases fresh ingredients at their finest. Master fried rice as Grace reveals the secrets behind this flavorful favorite and stir-fry kung pao chicken with a decadent, easy-to-make marinade. Plus, find out how to achieve the perfect sear on flank steak as you make a delectable beef and vegetable stir-fry. Harness high heat and time-honored techniques and make mealtime healthier and more satisfying than ever!

$29.99 $44.99

What's New

If you're new to stir-frying, read my post about Mariam, a fellow Craftsy stir-fry student and be inspired!
Check out my articles posted on Food52 Mar 16, 17, and 18th beginning with today's "In Defense of the Wok!"
Last year I shot a very special stir-fry segment with Sara Moulton on "Sara's Weeknight Meals." In the next two months, the show airs nationally in over 200 stations. Check PBS local listings for the date and time for your locale.
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Grace's Projects

Stir-Fried Luffa
Kung Pao Chicken
Classic Stir-Fried Mixed Vegetables
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