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Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

This BEEF & BROCCOLI recipe is better than take out.

INGREDIENTS
1 tbsp olive oil
1 lb flank steak, trimmed of fat and sliced thin against the grain
½ cup low sodium soy sauce
2 tbsp cornstarch
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tbsp white wine
3 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp fresh ginger, minced or dried ground ginger
2 tbsp sesame oil
1 tbsp Sriracha sauce, or to taste
½ cup beef broth
2 heads broccoli, cut into small florets
1 can whole mushrooms
INSTRUCTIONS
In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic, wine, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil, Sriracha sauce and beef broth. Set aside until ready to use.
Heat the olive oil in a large skillet and cook the steak until it starts to brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add sauce and stir in with the steak, it should start to thicken immediately. Add broccoli and mushrooms and cook for an additional 2 minutes until broccoli is tender and sauce is thickened. (Add additional water if sauce becomes too thick.)
Serve over rice or noodles.

Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Ingredients

1 lb flank steak, trimmed of fat and sliced thin against the grain

½ cup low sodium soy sauce

2 tbsp cornstarch

3 cloves garlic, minced

3 tbsp white wine

3 tbsp brown sugar

1 tsp fresh ginger, minced or dried ground ginger

2 tbsp sesame oil

1 tbsp Sriracha sauce, or to taste

½ cup beef broth

2 heads broccoli, cut into small florets

1 can whole mushrooms

Instructions

In a medium bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, cornstarch, garlic, wine, brown sugar, ginger, sesame oil, Sriracha sauce and beef broth. Set aside until ready to use.

Heat the olive oil in a large skillet and cook the steak until it starts to brown, about 4 to 5 minutes. Add sauce and stir in with the steak, it should start to thicken immediately. Add broccoli and mushrooms and cook for an additional 2 minutes until broccoli is tender and sauce is thickened. (Add additional water if sauce becomes too thick.)

Serve over rice or noodles.

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Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken & Pasta

Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken & Pasta

Bang Bang Chicken Pasta or Bang Bang Shrimp Pasta

Tonight I had a craving for something out of reach – Bang Bang Shrimp.  So I decided to make something like it, at home.  Since I didn’t have enough shrimp to make a decent meal for 3, I used chicken breast instead.  The result was fabulous!  Introducing my Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken Pasta recipe!

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Bang Bang Sauce Recipe

This sauce is so tasty, I’d love to have it on everything!  Well, almost everything.  It’s sweet, spicy, garlicky and citrusy (is that a word?), all rolled into one.  It nicely coats the pasta and the shrimp or chicken, and brings this one dish wonder to a level of it’s own.

This is a quick meal to prepare, great for a weeknight dinner.  Fast, easy clean up and delicious – a busy, working mom’s dream.  This recipe is a keeper so be sure to pin it!

Here’s how you make my delicious Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken Pasta Recipe:

First, prep your shrimp or chicken.  Julienne 2 carrots and slice 2 green onions.  Bring a pot of water to boil for cooking your pasta.

Mix together the Bang Bang Sauce ingredients in a bowl.  Set aside.

Saute the chicken or shrimp, as instructed below.  Add carrot and onion to frying pan and lower heat to low.

Bang Bang Chicken

Boil pasta until al dente’.  Drain.  Add to cooked chicken or shrimp, top with Bang Bang sauce, stir and Enjoy!

Here is the recipe for Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken Pasta:

INGREDIENTS

3/4 – 1 lb of fettuccine, linguine, thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta
1 1/2 lbs of diced chicken breast or shrimp, peeled and deveined
1 Tbsp – coconut oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 tsp Paprika
2 green onions, sliced
2 carrots, julienned
freshly ground black pepper to taste

Bang Bang Sauce Ingredients:

1/2 cup mayonnaise or light mayonnaise to lower calories
1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 Tbsp of lime juice
1/8 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

DIRECTIONS

Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.

In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta and drain well.

Place the uncooked chicken or shrimp in a medium sized bowl and add the paprika, 3 cloves of garlic and pepper.

Heat the coconut oil on medium high heat and add the coated uncooked chicken or shrimp. Stir constantly while cooking until shrimp is pink for approx. 7- 10 minutes, or chicken is no longer pink inside.

Remove from heat and set aside if pasta is not ready.

In a large serving bowl, combine the pasta, shrimp and sauce mixture and toss.

Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken & Pasta

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Bang Bang Shrimp or Chicken & Pasta

Ingredients

3/4 – 1 lb of fettuccine, linguine, thin spaghetti or angel hair pasta

1 1/2 lbs of diced chicken breast or shrimp, peeled and deveined

1 Tbsp – coconut oil

3 cloves garlic, minced

3 tsp Paprika

2 green onions, sliced

2 carrots, julienned

freshly ground black pepper to taste

Bang Bang Sauce Ingredients:

1/2 cup mayonnaise or light mayonnaise to lower calories

1/2 cup Thai sweet chili sauce

2 cloves garlic, minced

2 Tbsp of lime juice

1/8 tsp of crushed red pepper flakes (optional)

Instructions

Mix the sauce ingredients together in a bowl and set aside.

In a large pot of boiling water, cook the pasta and drain well.

Place the uncooked chicken or shrimp in a medium sized bowl and add the paprika, 3 cloves of garlic and pepper.

Heat the coconut oil on medium high heat and add the coated uncooked chicken or shrimp. Stir constantly while cooking until shrimp is pink for approx. 7- 10 minutes, or chicken is no longer pink inside.

Remove from heat and set aside if pasta is not ready.

In a large serving bowl, combine the pasta, shrimp and sauce mixture and toss.

Garnish with parsley and serve immediately.

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Bang Bang Shrimp / Chicken Pasta Recipe

 

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Orange Cashew Chicken Recipe

Orange Cashew Chicken Recipe

 

Orange – Cashew Chicken

Chicken:
1 lb chicken breast, cubed
1/4 cup flour
1 T flour
a couple dashes of paprika & garlic powder
2 T butter

Sauce:
1 cup orange juice
1 T cornstarch
1 tsp ground ginger
1 tsp minced garlic
fresh ground white pepper
1/4 cup orange marmalade

Veggies:
2 cups broccoli florets
1 (4 oz) can sliced mushrooms (drained) or use fresh sliced
2 T diced pimento (or fresh diced red bell pepper)

Toppings:
1/4 cup cashews
1 tsp sesame seeds

Directions:

Put flour, cornstarch, paprika and garlic powder in a large ziplock and mix around until blended.
Add chicken and toss until well coated.

Melt the butter in a large deep sided skillet or a wok. Add chicken (shake off excess flour) and stir fry until
chicken is golden brown and is done inside (firm when pressed on with spoon). Remove chicken to a bowl.

Whisk together the sauce ingredients and pour into the skillet. Add the veggies and stir until sauce thickens
and veggies are crisp tender. Stir in chicken and the toppings. Stir over steamed rice.

Orange Cashew Chicken Recipe

 

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Pork Fried Rice

2 cups pork tenderloin, cooked, diced
2 cups rice, cooked
1/2 cup carrots, shredded
1/4 cup scallion tops, sliced
1/4 cup frozen peas
2 eggs
dash soy sauce
dash sesame oil
dash ginger
1 teaspoon garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon white pepper
Heat 2 tablespoons oil in large skillet.  add 2 cups each of diced pork and rice, carrots, peas and scallions.  Stir fry until hot.  Add 2 beaten eggs and remaining ingredients. Stir until eggs are set.
4  Servings

PF Chang’s™ Orange Peel Chicken

Sauce:
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
2 tablespoons minced garlic
4 green onions, sliced
1 cup tomato sauce
1/4 cup granulated sugar
2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
1 tablespoon soy sauce
Chicken:
1/2 cup vegetable oil
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
1 egg, beaten
1 cup milk1 cup flour
peel from 1/4 orange, julienned (into 1/8″-thick strips)
cooked white or brown rice, to serve
Prepare the sauce: In medium saucepan, heat oil; add garlic and onions; do not let the garlic burn; add tomato sauce; bring to boil.  Add sugar, chili sauce and soy sauce; bring to boil; simmer 5 to 6 minutes or until sauce thickens; remove from heat.
Prepare chicken: In wok or large skillet, heat oil. Meanwhile cut chicken breasts into bite-sized pieces. In medium bowl combine egg and milk; mix well. Place flour in shallow dish.5. Coat chicken pieces – first in the flour, then the egg wash and back into the flour. Cook in 2 or 3 batches until all chicken is cooked.  When chicken is done, remove oil and rinse out wok with water; reheat pan. When hot, add orange peel and chicken; heat through – about a minute – stirring gently. Add sauce; heat through.7. Serve with white or brown rice.
Serves 4