Teriyaki Stir Fry
Cheaper and Tastier than take-out too!
Start with the Rice
• Cook up your favorite rice.
• White rice is usually takes a shorter amount of time and less
• Brown rice takes more water and time, but is healthier and
usually is cheaper than white rice.
• Fun fact, you can get a pound of brown rice for about 89 cents!
Caramelize the Onions
• Add a dash of oil to your already hot pan
• Throw in your minced onions, at a very low temp
• Cook until brown and almost gooey-like, the onions should be very
• Make sure to use a low heat! The carameliaztion process takes
time, if your temperature is too hot the onions will cook to quickly
not allow the natural sugars meld
Add the Meat
• Next cut up and brown your favorite meat.
• I find Steak, Pork or Chicken work the best.
• Using thick cubes of meat will stay tender during the cooking
process and offer the most flavor
• Add to the onions
• Cook until you reach a nice golden brown, (this be shorter
depending on how you like your steak cooked)
• Continue at a low temp to avoid drying it out, as you’ll be cooking
the sauce in the pan after the meat is browned, but not cooked
Start the sauce
While meat is browning you’ll add fresh garlic and ginger
Then comes the liquids!
Soy sauce, rice vinegar and broth(chicken, beef or vegetable)
Add the brown sugar, stir until dissolved
Let simmer 2-3 minutes
Thicken to desired consistency with cornstarch
Careful here a little goes a long way!
Add those Veggies
• You’ve got lots of options here, peas, carrots, green beans
broccoli, lima beans, water chestnuts, squash, zucchini skies the
• Frozen veggies, only need to be heated, not cooked
• They will require less time cooking
• Raw/fresh veggies, like broccoli or green beans will require a
little more time
• Add these to the sauce and cook until just tender, they should be
• Add crushed red pepper flakes to taste
and serve over rice. Enjoy!
• For a the full recipe and ingredient list
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