The first and the best chef in my life is my mom. She is a great cook and she taught us to be thankful to God and share our blessings with others too. The secret ingredient for making great dishes is the passion behind it. I hope to share my passion for cooking with other foodies through this blog.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Chicken Broccoli Stir Fry Salad
It's summer and we're surrounded with beautiful and colorful vegetables and fruits. Our good friend and neighbor shared with us a big pack of salad vegetables with cucumber dip. It had broccoli, snow peas and carrots in it. Instead of eating it raw i cooked it like a stir fry.
Colorful stir fry salad
To prepare chicken: 2 cups chicken-thinly sliced
2 tsp sesame seed
1 tbs corn starch
1 tbs oil
2 tsp soy sauce
to taste salt
To cook chicken:
1. Make a paste of soy sauce, corn starch, sesame seed and salt.
2. Mix the chicken with the corn starch paste.
3. Heat oil in a pan, turn the heat on med/high and cook the chicken till it becomes dry and not sticky.
4. Remove it from the pan with a slotted spoon.
5. Place it on a paper towel and keep it aside.
To prepare vegetables:
Cut the veggies into uniform length.
2 cups broccoli-cut into pieces.
1cup carrot-thinly sliced.
1cup peas- cut it lengthwise.
4-5 whole red chillies.
3sprigs spring onion-thinly sliced.
2 tsp ginger & garlic paste.
2tsp soy sauce.
2 tsp oil.
Salt to taste.
To cook vegetables:
1. Heat the remaining oil in the same pan.
2. Add red chilli pepper.
3. Raise the heat to high, add beans and saute for a few mins, add broccoli and carrots.
4. After a few mins add the ginger garlic paste.
5. Add the bell pepper and stir fry for few mins.Turn the heat to low.
6. Add few spoons of water to the soy sauce and add it to the pan cover and cook.
7. Check the vegetables. It should be soft and crispy.
8. Add the spring onion and salt. Combine the chicken and veg. mix.
9. Transfer it to a serving platter. The amount of dried red chilli pepper can be reduced or increased to adjust the spiciness of this dish. Thanks for taking the time to visit my blog. If you try this recipe, please comment on it. I like to hear how it came out.