Certainly! Here’s a simple recipe for a Basic Vegetable Stir-Fry

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups mixed vegetables, such as broccoli florets, bell peppers, carrots, snap peas, and mushrooms, thinly sliced
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil (or sesame oil for added flavor)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds (optional)
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Cooked rice or noodles for serving

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Vegetables:
  • Wash and chop the vegetables into bite-sized pieces. Ensure they are uniformly sized for even cooking.
  1. Heat the Wok or Skillet:
  • Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or a large skillet over medium-high heat.
  1. Add Garlic and Ginger:
  • Add the minced garlic and grated ginger to the hot oil. Sauté for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  1. Stir-Fry Vegetables:
  • Add the chopped vegetables to the wok or skillet. Stir-fry for 3-5 minutes, or until the vegetables are tender-crisp. You want them to be cooked but still vibrant and slightly crunchy.
  1. Sauce Time:
  • In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce and oyster sauce (if using). Pour the sauce over the stir-fried vegetables and toss to coat evenly.
  1. Season:
  • Season with salt and pepper to taste. Be mindful of the salt content in the soy sauce.
  1. Garnish (Optional):
  • Sprinkle sesame seeds over the stir-fry for added flavor and texture.
  1. Serve:
  • Serve the vegetable stir-fry over cooked rice or noodles.
  1. Enjoy:
  • Enjoy your basic vegetable stir-fry as a delicious and quick-to-make meal!

Feel free to customize the stir-fry with your favorite vegetables or add protein like tofu, chicken, or shrimp for a heartier dish. This recipe serves as a great foundation for creating various stir-fry combinations.

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