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What if you could prepare a fabulous stir fry recipe in minutes that tastes better than takeout? Not only will it be cheaper than eating out, you can eliminate the MSG and other ingredients that cause discomfort to many of us. Our stir fry recipe version is a family favorite at our house because it’s so versatile and fast to throw together. It’s Day #4 of 31 Days of Delicious Easy Recipes for Busy Wives, y’all!
Since many of you lovely ladies have told me that cooking is your greatest struggle (even referred to as a thorn in the side), let’s lose the stress and have 31 days of fresh meal ideas. The stir fry recipe I’m going to share is the simple plan I follow, but it is one of the most customizable recipes ever. You can choose the best vegetables to use, which starchy food (rice, quinoa, pasta) to pile it on, and what flavors you want to add into it.
Stir Fry Recipe Instructions
The ingredients and instructions for a printable recipe card are below but here’s the basic idea ->>>
I begin by cooking the rice or pasta in a saucepan and then getting a little butter, coconut oil, or olive oil melting in a skillet on medium/low while I chop the fresh veggies (or open the bag of frozen ones) and pre-cooked meat (like yesterday’s crockpot chicken). Secondly, I season with salt and pepper and add our favorite soy sauce alternative without the insane amounts of sodium, Liquid Aminosdata-imagelightbox="g"> or Coconut Aminos Sauce . Stir meat and vegetables until well-blended and saute’ about five minutes or to the level of crunchiness that you prefer.
What do we like in our stir fry recipe?
Always garlic, onions, carrots and broccoli. Sometimes jalapeno, sometimes not. Other veggies may be added like bell peppers, depending on what we have on hand. Always served over rice, quinoa, or pasta. Most of the time we only use the aminos listed above but for a treat, we add an Asian pink sauce. Now wasn’t that easy?
Here’s your printable recipe card of the best stir fry recipe:
- 1 Cups of Rice, Quinoa, or Pasta
- 2 Cups water or broth
- a dash each of salt and pepper
- 2 cups chopped fresh or frozen vegetables
- 2 Tablespoons butter, coconut oil, or extra virgin olive oil
- 1 Cup Cooked chicken or any meat you prefer
- 1/4 Cup Liquid Aminos, Coconut Aminos, or Soy Sauce
- Boil water or broth and add rice, quinoa, or pasta
- When it returns to a boil, turn down to low/medium and cook with lid for 10 min
- Cook for longer period if needed
- Melt butter, coconut oil, or olive oil in a skillet
- Add vegetables and saute in butter on medium for 5 minutes
- Turn down to low, cover, and let cook to desired crunchiness
- Pour liquid aminos or soy sauce over vegetables and stir
- Place rice, quinoa, or pasta on place and pour vegetable mixture over top
What will You add to your stir fry recipe?
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