Easy Stir Fry
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A stir fry is a great way to use left-overs from another meal. Use meat, rice, or veggies from earlier in the week.

Yield: 4 servings

Ingredients:

  • 1 Tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 small onion, scrubbed with clean vegetable brush under running water and sliced
  • 1 pound beef, pork, chicken, shrimp, or tofu, cubed or thinly sliced*
  • 1 (14 ounce) package frozen oriental vegetables, thawed or 4 cups fresh vegetables, chopped (such as zucchini, broccoli, cabbage, mushrooms, etc)
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 cups rice, cooked (optional)

Directions:

  1. Wash hands with soap and water.
  2. In a large skillet, heat oil. Saute onion for 1 minute.
  3. Add protein food of choice. Stir-fry until nearly cooked through. Add vegetables. Cook for 2 to 4 minutes, adding water if needed. Continue cooking until meat is cooked through.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix together water, cornstarch, lemon juice, sugar, and soy sauce. Mix well.
  5. Pour mixture over vegetables. Heat 2 to 3 minutes or until thickened.
  6. Serve over cooked rice if desired.
Notes: 

* You can leave out the meat to make vegetable stir fry.

Nutrition Information:

  • Serving Size (1/4 of recipe):
  • Calories 460
  • Total Fat 32g
  • Saturated Fat 12g
  • Cholesterol 85mg
  • Sodium 390mg
  • Total Carbohydrates 20g
  • Fiber 5g
  • Total Sugars 3g
  • Protein 23g
  • Vitamin A 100%
  • Vitamin C 25%
  • Calcium 4%
  • Iron 20%