Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry Recipe

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Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry Recipe
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Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry Recipe

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Crunchy cashews and citrus-seasoned sauce will stir your appetite for this colorful vegetable medley. "My husband requests the meatless entree often," says Dorothy Swanson of St. Louis, Missouri, "so it's on the menu at least once a month."
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 10 min. Cook: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen snow peas
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup salted cashews
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice

Directions

In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry carrots and peppers in oil for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and snow peas; stir-fry for 6 minutes. Add green onions; stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
Stir orange juice mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p8

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 400 calories, 10g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 97mg sodium, 71g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 5g fiber), 9g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 4 starch, 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange peel
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1/8 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1 cup julienned sweet red pepper
  • 1 cup julienned green pepper
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup sliced fresh mushrooms
  • 2 cups fresh or frozen snow peas
  • 1/2 cup sliced green onions
  • 1/3 cup salted cashews
  • 4 cups hot cooked rice
  1. In a bowl, combine the first seven ingredients until blended; set aside. In a large nonstick skillet or wok, stir-fry carrots and peppers in oil for 5 minutes. Add mushrooms and snow peas; stir-fry for 6 minutes. Add green onions; stir-fry for 3 minutes or until the vegetables are crisp-tender.
  2. Stir orange juice mixture and add to pan. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Stir in cashews. Serve with rice. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Citrus Veggie Stir-Fry in Light & Tasty August/September 2001, p8

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adiasplat User ID: 8689186 241286
Reviewed Jan. 7, 2016

"The citrus was overpowering in this recipe. We threw out an entire pan of veggies. What a waste."

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