chicken & shrimp stir fry

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Goldie Barnhart
from Palmyra, NY

We love fresh vegetables and once in awhile we need some thing really fast but good for you. I'll use up roasted chicken and throw in some frozen shrimp. mmmm good!

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
serves 3 to 4
prep time 30 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For chicken & shrimp stir fry

  • 4 or 5
    spring onions, sliced 1/4 inch thick
  • 1 c
    sliced, red, green, yellow and orange peppers
  • 1/2 c
    celery, cut into match sticks
  • 1/2 c
    carrots, cut into match sticks
  • 1 lg
    clove of garlic, minced
  • 1 c
    mushrooms, fresh sliced
  • 1 1/2 c
    broccoli, cut into small pieces
  • 1/4 c
    frozen baby peas
  • 4 to 6 Tbsp
    vegetable oil, divided
  • chinese five spice powder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    corn starch
  • 1 c
    vegetable broth or chicken broth
  • 1 tsp
    chicken soup base
  • 1 tsp
    teriyaki sauce
  • 1 pkg
    9 oz. size of chicken & prosciutto tortelloni
  • 1 c
    diced baked chicken or raw & sliced
  • 1/2 c
    fresh or frozen shrimp, cleaned
  • hot water
  • 1/2 tsp
    lemon grass, comes in tubes

How To Make chicken & shrimp stir fry

  • 1
    Prepare all the vegetable and meat.
  • 2
    Mix the sauce: corn starch, vegetable or chicken broth, soup base, teriyaki sauce & lemon grass, dash of Five spice. Taste. If to strong, add some hot water a tblsp. at a time. Set aside.
  • 3
    Use a large stir fry pan or a large fry pan. Turn on heat and add oil, when hot add the celery, carrots and peppers. Stir fry to two minutes and then add onions and garlic. Stir fry till they start to darken in color but still crisp. Remove to a bowl.
  • 4
    Now add a little more oil, add the mushrooms and stir till both sides have softened. Add broccoli and peas, stir broccoli until its crisp tender. Now add the chicken & shrimp. Stir until shrimp and chicken are done.
  • 5
    Add back rest of vegetables and sprinkle a little five spice and stir. Now stir the sauce base to mix and add to the vegetables and meat. If it gets to thick add some hot water. Stir thoroughly and pour into a bowl or large platter. May serve with rice.
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