Don’t just reheat leftover chicken, stir-fry it up with some frozen vegetables (the ones you have hiding
in your freezer) for a super-fast weeknight meal. We don’t call this recipe “snappy” for nothing. —Healthy Cooking Test Kitchen
Need a nourishing meal in minutes? Toss together these seven ingredients for a colorful and delicious main dish the whole family will love. Frozen veggies make it extra quick, and a garnish of fresh cilantro adds extra flavor. Thanks to Mildred Sherrer of Fort Worth, Texas for the recipe.
"This dish has been a favorite of ours for several years," writes Dawn Behrens of Waipahu, Hawaii. "We really like the spicy-sweet Thai flavors. Cooking is my passion-I always enjoy trying new recipes."
A quick marinade lends a bit of sweetness to tender beef strips in this enticing meal-in-one from our Test Kitchen. Each generous serving also features a bevy of vegetables lightly coated in a delightful sauce.
“I’ve been making this one-dish pork dinner for more than 20 years,” writes Lisa Thomason from Ingleside, Illinois. “And it’s always been a favorite. It’s fast, flavorful and easy to double for guests.” TASTY TIP: Use fresh ginger and more red pepper to kick up the heat; add shredded carrots for extra color.
Christi Paulton of Phelps, Wisconsin loves Chinese dishes but hates chopping all those veggies. Using presliced mushrooms and ready-made sauce, she came up with this tasty solution that‘s quick, easy and versatile enough to make the most of whatever she has on hand. TIP: “I sometimes add peanuts or cashews for extra crunch and flavor,“ Christi shares.
"I love this quick-and-easy stir-fry because everything but the cooking can be done in advance," writes Marian Johnson of Brawley, California. "It's great with sourdough bread and a fresh tomato and cucumber salad. Or, serve it with warm tortillas and hot sauce. The meat is easier to slice into nice even strips if it's partially frozen."