Supper from a skillet
Get all your foods groups in one delicious, tangy bowl full of flavor. Try these nine unique stir-fry recipes that will satisfy your takeout cravings.
Shrimp and Snow Pea Stir-Fry
Ready in 15 minutes, this simple stir-fry adds a fresh flavor with herbs and spices. If you want to kick up the flavor, add a tablespoon of chopped, fresh ginger and serve over brown rice or soba noodles.
Ingredients: Olive oil, large shrimp, garlic, snow peas, parsley, green onions, lemon juice, salt and pepper
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Asian Barbecued Pork With Broccoli
This heartier stir-fry combines unique condiments (ketchup and soy sauce) to create a zesty dinner. Though the recipe calls for broccoli, add red bell peppers and chopped carrots to get a boost of vitamin C.
Ingredients: Ketchup, sake, low-sodium soy sauce, garlic, pork tenderloin, chicken broth, oyster sauce, cornstarch, sugar, dark sesame oil, vegetable oil, green onions, ginger, hoisin sauce, broccoli, basmati rice
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Miso-Marinated Tofu and Eggplant Over Soba Noodles
Low-cal and packed with traditional Japanese flavors, this recipe is great for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Plus it packs in 6 grams of heart-healthy fiber.
Ingredients: Extra-firm tofu, eggplant, miso paste, garlic, peanut oil, lime juice, Napa cabbage, soba noodles, dark sesame oil, scallions
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Ingredients: Skirt steak, garlic, lime juice, olive oil, bell peppers, onion, asparagus, ginger, soy sauce, sesame oil, brown rice, cilantro, cashews
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Mediterranean Turkey With Swiss Chard Over Polenta
This Mediterranean take on stir-fry combines a nutty flavor from the peanut oil, a dash of tanginess from the lemon, and rich flavor from the pine nuts. The result is a delicious, protein-packed dish.
Ingredients: Peanut oil, polenta, turkey cutlets, lemon juice, chicken broth, garlic, currants, Swiss chard, onion, pine nuts
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Garlic Turkey-Broccoli Stir-Fry
Sesame oil adds a rich, savory flavor to this quick-cooking dish. And it packs in 12 grams of iron, which keeps your immune system in tip-top shape.
Ingredients: Sesame oil, turkey tenderloin, chicken broth, garlic, cornstarch, crushed red pepper, red bell pepper, broccoli, water chestnuts, soy sauce
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Cajun Sausage, Peppers, and Onions Over Brown Rice
Stir-fry gets a touch of Creole flavor with this New Orleans–style recipe. Chicken sausage and Cajun seasoning add a zesty taste to the traditional mix of shrimp, veggies, and rice.
Ingredients: Peanut oil, onion, orange bell peppers, zucchini, Cajun seasoning, chicken broth, andouille-style chicken sausage, shrimp, brown rice, parsley
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Chicken With Peppers, Broccolini, and Basil
This stir-fry packs in a ton of vital nutrientsvitamin C, iron, fiberto create a crunchy, creative dish for less than 450 calories. The addition of red wine vinegar and basil provides savory flavors not found in traditional Asian recipes.
Ingredients: Broccolini, whole-wheat couscous, peanut oil, red bell peppers, large onion, garlic, chicken breasts, red wine vinegar, basil, sliced almonds
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Chinese BBQ Pork With Shiitake and Bok Choy
The combination of flavorsumami from shiitake mushrooms, bitterness from the bok choy, and tartness from the grapefruitin this dish is fantastic! And the sprinkle of peanuts adds a crunchy, salty finish to this calorie-conscious meal.
Ingredients: Shiitake mushrooms, pork tenderloin, hoisin sauce, ginger, bok choy, grapefruit, jasmine rice, roasted peanuts, chives, peanut oil
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