francisco stir fry

a recipe by
Lynette !
Gulf Breeze, FL

This is an old stir-fry recipe and is loaded with veggies and chicken! I've added mushrooms as well to this and loved it. Feel free to sub other veggies....I often sub the white portions of bok choy for the celery.

serves 6
prep time 30 Min
cook time 20 Min
method Stir-Fry

Ingredients For francisco stir fry

  • 3/4 c
    chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    soy salt
  • 2 Tbsp
    dry sherry
  • 2 tsp
    gingerroot, ;minced
  • 8
    chicken breast halves, skinned and boned
  • 3 Tbsp
    vegetable oil, divided
  • 2 clove
    garlic, crushed
  • 1 c
    celery, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    zucchini, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 c
    small broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c
    red or green bell pepper strips
  • 3
    green onions, cut into 2 inch slices
  • 8 pinch
    sliced water chestnuts or bamboo shoots, drained
  • 6 oz
    package snow pea pods
  • cherry tomatos, for garnish if desired

How To Make francisco stir fry

  • 1
    Combine the first 7 ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Set aside.
  • 2
    Cut the chicken lengthwise into 1 inch strips. Pour 2 tablespoons oil around the top of a preheated wok or large skillet. Make sure it reaches medium high heat for 2 minutes and then add the chicken and garlic and cook for 4 minutes. Remove from the wok/skillet and set aside.
  • 3
    Pour the remaining 1 tablespoon oil into the wok/large skillet. Add the celery and the next 5 ingredients and stir fry 3 minutes. Add the reserved chicken broth mixture, chicken and garlic, and snow peas. Cook, stirring constantly, until the mixture is thickened. Garnish with halve cherry tomatoes if desired.