Quick and Simple Stir Fry

Quick And Simple Stir Fry Recipe

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DONNA WILL

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@DONNAWILL

I love to make this on a day when I am too tired to make a full course meal. It is simple and delicious, my husband and grandchildren love when I make this, It is both appetizing to the pallet and full of vegetables and nutrition.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

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Serves:
4-6
Prep:
45 Min
Cook:
30 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 2 large
    fresh or frozen chicken breasts
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1 Tbsp
    sweet butter
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 can(s)
    bamboo shoots
  • 1 can(s)
    water chestnuts
  • 2 c
    frozen broccoli
  • 2 pkg
    frozen oriental mixed vegetables
  • 2 Tbsp
    apricot preserves
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce, dark
  • 1/2 Tbsp
    regular sugar or splenda
  • 1-2 pkg
    boil in bage rice

How to Make Quick and Simple Stir Fry

Step-by-Step

  1. IN A LARGE SKILLET, ADD OLIVE OIL, BUTTER, AND GARLIC. LET THE BUTTER MELT AND SAUTE A BIT IN THE PAN, ON LOW TO MEDIUM HEAT, ADD THE CHICKEN BREAST AND SEAR ON BOTH SIDES, AND COOK IN PAN WITH A LID UNTIL THE CHICKEN IS COOKED THROUGH, REDUCE HEAT IF THE CHICKEN STARTS TO BROWN TO QUICKLY.AFTER YOU HAVE SEARED THE CHICKEN IN THE OIL, BUTTER, AND GARLIC AND IT IS DONE, REMOVE TO A PLATE OR BOWLTO COOL FOR CUTTING. CUT THE CHICKEN TO SLICES OR INTO CUBES, SET ASIDE UNTIL VEGETABLES ARE DONE.
  2. WHILE YOU ARE DOING THE CHICKEN PREP YOUR OTHER INGREDIENTS, OPEN THE CANS AS NEEDED AND DRAIN ALL FLUIDS FROM CANNED ITEMS. ALSO START YOUR BOIL IN BAG RICE. THIS WILL TAKE ABOUT 10 MINUTES, ONCE DONE COOKING SET ASIDE.
    ONCE CHICKEN IS TAKEN OUT OF THE PAN, THEN ADD ALL INGREDIENTS TO THE PAN AND COVER FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES UNTIL VEGETABLES BEGIN TO SOFTEN, DO THIS ON LOW TO MEDIUM LW HEAT.
  3. PREPARE THE SOY SAUCE AND APRICOT PRESERVES AND 1/2 TBSP OF SUGAR MIX BOTH TOGETHER TO MAKE YOUR STIR FRY SAUCE. IF YOU LIKE MORE OF THE SAUCE YOU CAN DOUBLE THE INGEDIENTS AS NECESSARY.
  4. ONCE THE VEGETABLES HAVE COOKED IN THE PAN TO YOUR LIKING ADD THE CHICKEN AND STIR TOGETHER, THEN ADD THE SAUCE OVER ALL THE INGREDIENTS.
    LET COOK ON LOW HEAT FOR ABOUT 10 MINUTES.
    TAKE COOKED RICE AND PLACE IN A BOWL ADD A LITTLE SWEET BUTTER OVER THE RICE
    THATS IT JUST SERVE OVER THE HOT RICE.
  5. WITH THIS RECIPE YOU CAN GAUGE IT TO YOUR OWN SPECIFICATIONS, ADD ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS TO MAKE A LARGER BATCH, OR MORE CHICKEN IF YOU WANT.

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About Quick and Simple Stir Fry

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Asian
Dietary Needs: Low Fat, Low Sodium
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy




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