Vegetable Stir Fry


Vegetable stir Fry


There are so many different ways to customize your veggie stir fry, the combinations are endless!

  • Protein: Add some cooked chicken, shrimp, beef or tofu.
  • Nuts: Stir in some sliced almonds or cashews.
  • Vegetables: Try different types of vegetables such as bean sprouts, zucchini, asparagus, snap peas or celery.
  • Spicy: Kick up the heat with some sriracha or crushed red pepper flakes.


For the stir fry

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 cup carrots peeled and sliced
  • 1 cup mushrooms sliced
  • 1 cup broccoli florets
  • 3/4 cup bell peppers sliced, I used red and yellow
  • 1 cup snow peas trimmed
  • 1/2 cup water chestnuts drained and sliced
  • 3/4 cup baby corn drained and sliced
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger minced
  • salt and pepper to taste

For the sauce

  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth can also use chicken broth or water
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch



  • Heat the oil in a large pan over medium high heat. Add the carrots and mushrooms and cook for 4-6 minutes or until tender. 
  • Add the broccoli, bell peppers, snow peas, water chestnuts, baby corn and 2 tablespoons of water to the pan.
  • Cook for an additional 3-5 minutes or until vegetables are tender and water has mostly cooked off. 
  • Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 30 seconds. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper to taste.
  • In a bowl, whisk together the vegetable broth, soy sauce and honey.
  • Pour the soy sauce mixture over the vegetables and cook for 30 seconds.
  • In a small bowl mix the cornstarch with a tablespoon of cold water.
  • Add the cornstarch and bring to a boil; cook for 1 more minute or until sauce has just started to thicken. 
  • Serve immediately, over rice if desired.

 (Recipe courtesy of