Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Tempt My Tummy, Tuesday

Lisa at Blessed with Grace is hosting this celebration of great food today. Check out her site for many more fun recipes.
Today I am going Chinese!
Stirfry Chicken and Veggies
1 lb. chicken tenders, cut in bite size pieces
1/2 to 1 teaspoon garlic powder
1/4 tsp. ground ginger
1/2 tsp. curry powder
1 tsp. sugar
1 head of savoy cabbage, sliced thinly
3 carrots, sliced on the diagonal turning 1/4 turn following each slice
3 stems of celery chopped same manner
1 bunch of green onions, sliced
1 small onion, chopped
Vegetable or peanut oil
Soy sauce to taste
Serve over cooked white rice

First, stir-fry chicken tenders, seasoned with the garlic salt, in a little oil in a wok or large non-stick skillet, until browned. Remove. Next add all the chopped veggies and remaining spices and sugar and a little oil to the wok or skillet. Cook and stir to whatever tenderness you like your veggies; add the chicken, cooked rice and soy sauce to taste. Toss gently to combine.
Sometimes I mix up a bit of cornstarch and cold water to add to the collected juices at the bottom of the wok to mix in with the dish to create a nice sauce .
Notes: You can use most any veggies you want mushrooms, red peppers, squash, and broccoli are some.

Number of Servings: 4 or 5
I used to make variations of this easy dish with my 4th graders following a reading story about China. The kids loved to eat this with chopped sticks. It is so tasty and nutritious, it makes for a wonderful quick meal anytime and kids love it!


  1. Hi!
    What a great recipe! The chicken stirfry sounds absolutely delicious and I've got to give it a try soon.

    Thanks for coming over and your sweet comment about Paul Newman. What a loss ~ there are few today who have his style and class.

    I've been loving all your Scottish pictures down on your sidebar!
    Lots of Hugs, Bebe :)

    P.S. It's great that you are getting into Jane Austen! I posted about her today.

  2. Thank you for reminding me of stir-fry! This is one of the easiest and most flavorful, low-fat meals one can make, IMO.

  3. LOVE LOVE LOVE new recipes!! Thanks for sharing! :) It sounds so yummy!

  4. this sounds like it taste fantastic!I don't think there's anything that chciklen doesn't taste good in, for you can't go wrong with chicken lol, love your blog too!

  5. A simple and healthy meal. Thanks for sharing, today.

  6. Sounds great! thanks for sharing!

  7. This looks like a keeper! Thank you for sharing:)

  8. Oh, this does look very delicious! I love chicken stirfry! Thanks so much for posting!


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