Friday, November 16, 2012

Citrus Veggie Stir Fry

1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 cup orange juice 
1 1/2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
2 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon grated orange peel 
1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 
1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce 
1 cup sliced carrots 
1 cup julienned sweet red pepper 
1 cup julienned green pepper 
1 tablespoon canola oil 
1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
 2 cups fresh or frozen snow peas 
1/2 cup sliced green onions 
1/3 cup salted cashews 
4 cups hot cooked rice ( I used brown rice)

1.In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry carrots and peppers in oil for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and snow peas; stir-fry for 6 minutes. Add green onions; stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.  

2.Stir orange juice mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews.

 Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.

Nutritional facts One serving (1 cup vegetable mixture with 1 cup rice) equals 400 calories, 10 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 97 mg sodium, 71 g carbohydrate, 5 g fiber, 9 g protein.

*  I thought that this was pretty good not one of my favorite stir fry  but not horrible.I think that it was the balsamic vinegar that was kinda weird for me My family all liked it I give it a 4

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