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A great vegetarian recipe from the Micheff's sisters cookbook, Cooking for Two. I used vegetarian chicken strips. I also doubled all the veggies and rice and still had plenty of sauce.You will love the crunchy goodness of nuts with this stir fry. If you are pressed for time, use your favorite teriyaki sauce. Be sure to cut up the vegs. about the same size. Make sure your skillet is hot and use oil with a high smoke point. When the oil is hot enough a drop of water will pop into steam on contact.
- 1 tablespoon canola oil (I use olive oil)
- 1 clolve garlic, crushed
- 1⁄2 cup teriyaki sauce (recipe below)
- 1⁄4 cup broccoli floret (I used about a cup)
- 1⁄4 cup carrot, julienned
- 1⁄4 cup onion, julienned
- 1⁄4 cup red bell pepper, diced in 1-inch strips
- 1⁄4 cup vegetarian steak (or vegetarian chicken strips)
- 1⁄4 cup mushroom, sliced thick
- 1⁄2 teaspoon veggie salt
- 1⁄4 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 cup cooked brown rice
- 1⁄4 cup soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon grated ginger
- 3 tablespoons brown sugar (I also added 1 tbls. honey)
- 1 cup cold water (plus 1/4 cup cold water)
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- In a medium skillet over high heat, add the oil.
- Add broccoli, carrots, onion, and garlic, stirring constantly for about 3 minutes. Add 1/2 cup teriyaki sauce, pepper, fake steak strips(or chicken, or you can leave out altogether if you like), mushrooms, and salts.
- Continue stirring over high heat until veggies are slightly crunchy.
- Serve over brown rice and sprinkle with cashews.
- Teriyaki Sauce:.
- Combine soy sauce, ginger, sugar, garlic and 1 cup water in a medium saucepan and bring to a boil.
- Stir constantly. Mix cornstarch and 1/4 cup water until smooth and add to sauce. Stir constantly unti thickened.