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Stir Fry 101
Like a curry, stir fry is so versatile and easy. It’s a perfect dinner that’s quick to prep andhealthy. With fresh vegetables more readily available, stir fry is one of my favorite Spring dinners. One pan for dinner makes clean-up easy too!
1. Heat pan, then warm oil. Add seasoning.
Suggestions: vegetable oil, sesame oil, olive oil, canola oil, etc…
Suggestions: garlic, ginger, shallots, onions…
2. Add meat or protein source and cook until done.
Suggestions: beef, pork, chicken, shrimp, scallops, lobster, tofu or tempeh
3. Add veggies and cook.
Suggestions: bell peppers, baby corn, carrots, green beans, Italian beans, squash, broccoli, snow peas, water chestnuts, alfalfa sprouts, mung bean sprouts,
4. Add sauce and stir well.
Suggestions: white wine, red wine, liquid aminos, teriyaki, brown sauce, vinaigrette
5. Toss in rice or pasta or serve over rice or pasta.
Suggestions: basmati, brown rice, angel hair, penne, couscous, barley, etc…
Suggestions: sesame seeds, poppy seeds, mustard seed, parsley, cilantro…
I prepared mine with shrimp, ginger, red bell peppers, orange bell peppers, baby corn, Italian green beans, water chestnuts, carrots and white white.
What is your favorite stir fry combo?