Why bother going for expensive take-out when you can whip up this Asian favorite in no time? Simply combine Tyson® Crispy Chicken Strips with a few simple ingredients and you'll have a delicious meal that tastes even better than your restaurant favorite.
I love a country breakfast on the weekend or a lazy weekday and this andouille sausage and eggs stir fry brings back memories of my french grandfather. On Sunday mornings he would fry together what ever was left in the refrigerator and a pan of potatoes! The house smelled so good we all went running to the kitchen. Miss those amazing mornings but I hold on tight to the memories! I had the best grandparents and they brought so much love to our family and it started every morning in the kitchen!
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I probably make this sauce more than any other in the book. When I was in culinary school, we were lucky enough to spend a week learning from Yan Kit So, a wonderful cookbook writer and teacher of traditional Chinese recipes and techniques. I have always loved to cook Chinese food—I made my first dim sum feast at age fourteen. From Yan Kit So, I learned to have a better appreciation of simplicity and how good stir-fry technique can add almost as much flavor as sauce.Since I don’t have room to spell out the entire technique in detail, I’ll remind you of the key points here: Prep your ingredients carefully and keep them separate. Use a hot wok and be ready to shake and rock it. Infuse your hot cooking oil with aromatics, but don’t let them burn. The aromatics you use will greatly influence the taste of the finished dish. Don’t assume that everything will take the same amount of time to cook. Don’t overcrowd the pan. Err on the side of thin sauces rather than thick.This recipe is a simple base that can be easily adapted. I use it as written with delicate fresh-tasting vegetables like snow peas, bok choy, or pea shoots. When I want a bolder sauce, I boost it with a dollop of black bean paste or chile sauce. Cornstarch works well as the thickener, but I prefer potato starch because it seems less gluey and the flavor is quite indistinct. Both starches must reach the boiling point, or they will remain opaque and taste raw and starchy.
Ingredients:2 slices Rock fish, cut into cubes3 cloves garlic, minced finely1 tsp chopped fresh red chilies (Thai chili)2 tsp or more fish sauce1/2 tsp palm sugar3 Tbsp fish stocka handful fresh Thai basilMethod:Add 2 teaspoon of fish sauce and some ground pepper to the fish and keep aside.Add a 2 tablespoon olive oil and add minced garlic follow by the red chilies. Then add the fish and half the basil and stir fry for a minute or two.Then add the fish stock, the palm sugar and cook for 2 minutes. Add the remaining basil, adjust seasoning and serve hot with a bowl of rice.
My mom’s stir-fries were a family staple growing up. They were simple for her to make, healthy, and they appealed to my sisters and I because we could add a little more flavor with extra cheese or soy sauce (even coconut milk, on occasion) to the mix. Today, her stir-fries still reign supreme, with the help of some sliced garlic and ginger. But I still revert to my favorite combination when making them at home: pan-seared bits of lamb loin chops atop a bed of brown rice and sautéed or broiled broccoli. Plus, it’s dairy-, wheat-, and corn-free.
Don’t like brown rice? You can substitute whatever you like. I’ve made brown rice with coconut oil for extra fluffiness and a creamy bite, and added coconut milk to short grain white rice for something exotic. And don't feel like you only have to use broccoli! Bell peppers, sliced carrot, zucchini, snap peas, and bean sprouts also work well. Starting with bits of chopped garlic and ginger before adding the vegetables makes for a delicious depth of flavor, while if you don’t like lamb, you can choose something else. But for the tenderest result, I swear by removing the meat from loin chops. It’s worth the labor. And if you have dogs at home, they’ll love you if you give them the bones (just supervise to ensure they don’t break pieces off).
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Chef Anthony Stewart focuses on creating healthy yet delicious meals at Pritikin Longevity Center and Spa, located in Miami, and this easy stir-fry vegetable pizza is sure to refresh and rejuvenate. Feel free to use whatever vegetables you like. For a "meatier" pizza, add cut-up chicken, tofu, fish, or seafood while sautéing the vegetables.