With school back in full swing, your schedule is probably filling up fast. Between work, picking up the kids from school, and getting them to all of their activities, how on earth are you supposed to find the time to make a healthy dinner?
Enter – stir-fry. It’s a quick and easy solution on those nights when time is tight. Stir-frying is a cooking method often featured in Asian cuisine, but it has become very popular right here in the United States. Now you can order stir-fry in restaurants or simply buy a bag of frozen stir-fry vegetables to cook in your own kitchen.
Check out the 5 quick steps to a quick stir-fry dinner below:
**In some cases, you may want to partially cook your meat and/or vegetables before throwing them into the wok to make sure they cook through.
One of the things that makes stir-fry so easy is that you can add any combination of vegetables, meat, or meat substitutes. Try to keep a bag or two of stir-fry vegetables in your freezer. Frozen vegetables have a long keep time and are great for a rainy (or busy) day. You can also just throw together any veggies that you might have around the house.
Try a combination of the vegetables below:
Pick any of these lean meats or meat substitutes for your stir-fry:
You can also add some natural sweetness to your stir fry by throwing in some pineapple chunks! Get creative and dinner will be ready in no time!
by Corinne Trang
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