One staple of a takeout meal is a stir-fry, but perhaps you are trying to save money, or just want to know how to make one yourself. Even if you are not the finest chef in the kitchen, you can learn to make a delicious stir-fry. Contrary to popular belief, stir-fry dishes are not that hard to make. All you need are the recipes and the tools, mainly one large pan, to get started. Make these recipes to amaze.Read More »
Best for: Those who always crave Chinese takeout
Chicken and broccoli is an old standby, so why not take it up a notch with this Chicken Stir Fry recipe? Boneless chicken is tossed in a sauce of honey, soy sauce and sesame oil for a mouth-watering glaze. Serve with rice and chopsticks and dig in. This recipe is so mild that kids like it as well, score!
Recipe two: Easy Beef Stir Fry
Best for: Steak lovers
If you are looking for a new use for flank steak, try this. Sesame, soy and ginger sauces are tossed into the meat, while broccoli, carrots and pepper add some color and a healthy twist. This recipe is a healthier take on the much-loved sesame beef dish that is served at many restaurants. The author recommends serving over white or fried rice, or, for a more adventurous take, egg noodles.
Recipe three: Vegetable Stir Fry
Best for: Veggie fans
Peppers, snow peas, peppers, carrots, mushrooms and baby corn are bathed in a honey-garlic sauce that goes well with shrimp or honey chicken. This proves that veggie-packed stir-fry dishes can be healthier but just as delicious.
Recipe four: Tofu Stir Fry
Best for: Vegetarians or vegans
Cauliflower rice, ginger, garlic and scallions meet tofu in this tasty dish. A must for those counting calories or adhering to a specialty diet, the aromatic smells of this stir-fry are enough for even the most dedicated meat eaters to try tofu.
Recipe five: Shrimp Stir Fry
Best for: People who live for seafood
Brown sauce, soy sauce, veggies and so many shrimp are combined for one tasty stir fry. Serve with marinated fish, crab legs or fried fish cakes to stay on theme.
Recipe six: Garlic Stir-Fry Asparagus
Best for: A side dish
Stir-fry does not need to be limited to full meals. Try this seasoned asparagus with garlic and olive oil and see why. This goes great with any protein-packed dinner on the meal rotation.
Recipe seven: Chinese Potato Stir Fry
Best for: Eating potatoes in a new way
Thinly sliced potatoes are cut into strips, covered with spices and placed in a wok. This authentic dish is a must for those who like their food packed with flavor and spice. Eat up!
Recipe eight: Vegetable Stir Fry
Best for: Those who need to clean out their cupboard
In the mood to make a stir-fry, but do not have a lot of ingredients on hand? Use the chicken broth that is taking up lots of room in the cupboard to make this tantalizing veggie stir fry. It only takes 30 minutes to make and is sure to become a favorite.
When you want to amaze your friends and family, stir up these stir-fry dishes. Serve with rice and or a protein, if desired, and toast to a meal well made. Bon appétit!
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