Tuesday, 10 December 2013

Chicken Stir-Fry

This recipe is a winner any day and you wouldn't believe how easy it is to prepare. I first saw it on Paula Deen show on food network and then i noticed all the ingredients she used can be found in our market here and then i decided to prepare it.
What i love most about this meal is the fact that it is filled with vegetables, it is indeed very healthy and you can use whatever kind of meat you like, meat, chicken, pork, turkey, e.t.c, and also substitute vegetables add as many as you wish, it will always turn out tasting and looking awesome...

  • vegetable oil
  • sesame oil
  • chicken breast
  • mushroom
  • carrots
  • red bell pepper
  • yellow bell pepper
  • green pepper
  • onion
  • broccoli
  • can water chestnuts
  • chicken broth
  • ginger
  • soy sauce
  • hoisin sauce
  • cornstarch or cornflour

Lets Make It...

1. Slice the chicken into very small thin pieces, cut all vegetables into bite size, the carrot, red,yellow and green pepper, broccoli, can water chestnut and onions.
2. In a large pan, heat the oils (vegetable and sesame oil) about a tsp each depending on the amount of chicken you are preparing. Add the chicken and stir for about 5 minutes or until lightly brown and no longer pink.
3. Pour in the vegetables, broccoli, carrots, can water chestnut, onions, green,red and yellow pepper. Stir for another 5 minutes. Add the water chestnuts.
4. In a small bowl, combine chicken broth, hoisin sauce, soy sauce (a TBS not too much or it may become too salty), ginger and cornstarch. Mix well until smooth.
5. Add the mixture to the chicken on fire and bring to a boil over medium heat.
6. Reduce the heat and simmer for about 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens.
7. Serve over hot cooked rice.
Enjoy you yummy chicken stir-fry...

Chicken Stir-Fry with all vegetables and chicken cut in long strips 
Chicken Stir-Fry with all vegetables and chicken cut into cubes

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