Stir (what you got) Fry

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Stir (what you got) Fry

Yield: 6

Stir (what you got) Fry

As you can tell from the title, this recipe was created from the week’s leftovers one day. If you keep the noodles in your cupboard, you should always be able to make something similar to this. It’s a little different every time.

Ingredients

1 8oz package noodles (Udon or Soba)

1/3 head cabbage (chopped)

1 regular red bell pepper (chopped)

1 regular green bell pepper (chopped)

2 cups broccoli (chopped)

4 large carrots (chopped)

1 large yellow onion (chopped)

5 regular green onions (chopped)

1 Tbsp ginger (fresh finely chopped)

3 cloves garlic

1 cup cashew nuts (raw)

2 cups pineapple (cubed)

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1 Tbsp coconut oil

black pepper (to taste)

2 Tbsp liquid aminos

Instructions

  1. Cook noodles as per instructions on box
  2. Saute yellow onion and garlic in coconut oil over medium heat for (about 4 minutes)
  3. Add ginger and carrots (about 2-3 minutes)
  4. Add peppers (about 1 minutes)
  5. Add broccoli and cabbage (about 2-3 minutes)
  6. Add pineapple and green onions (about 2-3 minutes)
  7. Add cashews, red pepper flakes and black pepper (stir in well)
  8. Add cooked noodles and liquid aminos and mix well

Watching your weight?

If you are really watching your weight, just go easy on the noodles. You can also skip the oil all together.  It is really not required .

Where’s the beef?

You can easily add chicken to this dish. Just chop some chicken and cook it in the pan before you start adding the veggies. If you have chicken that is already cooked, just toss bite-sized pieces in during the last few minutes to warm it up.

Preparation tips

You can add or subtract any veggies you like to this dish.  It is very flexible and tastes great with any combination. So get creative with this one and have some fun.  You can also serve over brown rice or couscous if you do not have noodles handy.

If you like your veggies crunchy, you can reduce the overall cook time. If you like them soft, you can increase the cook time.

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Comments

  1. The Kitchen Skinny says

    eschaumann February 20, 2012 at 5:30 am [edit]
    I was surprised that I liked this as much as I did. I don’t normally like stir fries but this one was really good. The kids loved it. It was a nice, light sauce and wasn’t complicated. I can see how versatile this can be. We used broccoli, carrots, cabbage, and onion becaus those were the only veggies I had in the fridge. The added pineapple was really tasty. I used sesame seeds instead of cashews. I will definitely make this one again and again.

    criccite June 18, 2012 at 3:12 pm [edit]
    Finally, I made a tasty stir fry! The secret was knowing which items to cook first and then adding the appropriate ones in succession. It came out perfect with just the right texture and crunchiness. The cashews were the whipped cream on top! Next time I would use less cayenne. Our lips were burning, but it was worth it.

  2. Rebecca Condello says

    This was so DELISH! We loved this dish! This is something we’ll be making a part of our regular rotation.

  3. Rachel Smith says

    Loved this…we added a little cubed chicken breast…but LOVE the spices! Good stuff!

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