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Ginger Scallop Stir-Fry with Leeks and Mixed Vegetables

A Quick and Easy Stir-Fry Recipe For Any Night of the Week
I love stir-fry cooking when I want to get a meal on the table fast–and also perhaps use up odds and ends of vegetables in a tasty way that has lots of variety and nutritional power. Scallops are perfect for stir-frying as they cook so quickly, and they’re fast to defrost, too, if you happen to have some in your freezer. But the flavor of scallops is subtle enough that you don’t want to drown them out with too many spices and herbs. That’s why a simple sauce of ginger, garlic, citrus and soy works so well, and the delicate flavor of leeks instead of stronger onions are a nice choice with scallops.

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Italian Sausage Stir Fry

Stir Fry Cooking: Not Just For Asian Food!

Italian Sausage Stir FryWant to try something different with sausages, other than simply serving them as a sandwich or in a pasta sauce? Try making an Italian-style sausage stir fry with vegetables!

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Stir-Fried Chicken with Crispy Rice Vermicelli

Turn pantry and kitchen basics into an easy weeknight recipe

Stir-Fried Chicken with Crispy Rice VermicelliWhen I think of stir-fry cooking, I almost always think of chicken as my protein of choice. It’s versatile and quick to cook in a hot wok, and works great with many different marinades and seasonings. Lots of different vegetables can work well with it, too — including all of your basics you’re likely to have on hand in your fridge or garden during the growing season like peppers, carrots, asparagus and peas.

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Recipe: Shrimp Stir-Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

 

Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

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Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Wax Beans

A Simple Stir Fry for Shrimp and Summer Vegetables

Shrimp Stir Fry with Bok Choy and Wax BeansThis summer I decided to try growing bok choy (Chinese cabbage) in my vegetable garden, to great results. Indeed, if anything I now have an overabundance of bok choy to eat up quickly, and other fresh summer vegetables are never in short supply here in Southern New Jersey. Checking out one of my favorite roadside farmstands the other day I found some beautiful bring and yellow wax beans that were just too pretty to pass up. But what to prepare for dinner with bok choy and wax beans? “Easy!” I realized. “I’ll come up with a stir fry!”

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