Chicken Shrimp Stir Fry

Stir Fry’s are a must at my house, I think this is one of the fastest dishes to serve and can be made with just about any vegetable combination that you like. Serve over white/brown rice and you have a tasty meal.

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1/2 Medium Eggplant cut into strips
1 bunch bok choy chopped
1 small onion cut in two and sliced
1 small red pepper sliced into strips
1 small yellow pepper sliced into strips
1 small carrot sliced into strips
1 small zucchini sliced into strips
3-4 mushrooms thinly sliced
1/2 small tomato chopped
1/4 cup cilantro chopped
3 garlic cloves pressed
1 inch piece ginger grated
2 tablespoons oyster sauce
16 oz raw peeled shrimp
2 teaspoons corn starch
1 small chicken breast cut into strips

Sauce
1 cup water
1 heaping tablespoon cornstarch
1/4 cup kikkoman  soy sauce
mix well
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To Prepare;

Heat wok or a large frying pan on high heat, Saute shrimp just until they turn pink and set aside,  mix chicken with 1/4 teaspoon of salt and 2 teaspoon of corn starch, this will make your chicken crispy. stir fry chicken just until almost done 2-3 minutes and set aside too.
Heat wok again at 1 tablespoon of vegetable oil and start by stir frying vegetables that are the toughest in this case, Onion and carrots stir fry 2 min, add eggplant stir fry 2 more minutes and add a handful at a time the rest of the vegetables until you have all vegetables in the wok, add garlic, ginger, shrimp, chicken, and sauce into pan and heat through mixing well and until sauce is bubbly. about 10 minutes.
Makes about 6 servings

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Steak Fajitas

Summer is all about east fast and Delicious meals, Fajitas are just that. The colors are very vibrant I make them pretty often and serve with homemade tortillas, sour cream, black beans, salsa and guacamole.

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Ingredients;
1lb steak
1/2 green pepper
1/2 red pepper
1/2 yellow
1 medium Onion
1 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon cilantro
3 tablespoons oil
freshly ground pepper

To Prepare;

Marinate steak in 1 tablespoon oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, 1 tablespoon cilantro and 2-3 turns of freshly ground pepper or 1/4 tsp. pepper if you don’t have fresh. for 30 minutes or while preparing all vegetables. Julianne vegetables.

Turn skillet onto medium high (I have a gas stove) Add 2 tablespoon of oil,  fry steak until just about done 2 minutes add all the rest of the ingredients. turn stove to high and cook another 3-4 minutes or untill vegetables are still firm but have some char on them.
makes 8 fajitas

serve with tortillas, sour cream, black beans, salsa, cheese and the list is endless

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Thai Basil Beef

If you are looking for a flavor filled dish with great aroma that is sweet, sour and salty, don’t look any further.

I have a large crop of basil and this is a great way to use it up. 

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Ingredients
1lb beef steak
2 tablespoons oil
1/2 green pepper
1/2 yellow pepper
1 small zucchini
1 medium red onion
3 cloves minced garlic
1/2 cup basil leaves chopped
1/2 small Thai chili seeds removed
2 tablespoons fish sauce
3 tablespoons oyster sauce
2 tablespoons sugar
1/2 teaspoon soy sauce
1/4 cup water
To Prepare
Julianne peppers, onion, zucchini and set aside. Cut steak into long strip. Heat skillet to medium high heat. Add beef and fry until almost done 2-3 minutes. Add vegetables and stir fry another 3-4 minutes. Add sauce and heat through
While beef is frying make sauce by adding, garlic, basil, chili, fish sauce, oyster sauce, sugar, soy sauce, and water, Mix until sugar is dissolved. 
Serve over Rice. Makes 3-4 servings

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