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Sesame Garlic Stirfry

A versatile Mediterranean-style meal that is simply delicious! The chicken or other protein food may be used as a condiment. Serves: 4 Prep Time: 15 min


  • 1 pkg (10 oz) frozen broccoli
  • 1/2 pkg (10 oz) frozen sweet peas
  • 3 Tbsp water
  • 1-1/2 Tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 clove peeled garlic -minced
  • 1/2 Tbsp minced, peeled fresh ginger root
  • 8 Tbsp Iron Chef Sesame Garlic Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp ground pepper
  • 2 Tbsp sesame seeds, toasted
  • 2 fresh Roma tomatoes - cut into wedges
  • Optional: Add 1/2 lb boneless chicken breast cut into 1-2" bite-sized chunks -- cut across the grain.
  • Preparation: Saute green vegetables in olive oil 2-3 min until thawed and crisp-tender. Place lid onto pan and add 1-2 Tbsp water to lightly steam for 1 additional minute. Remove lid and set aside. Place chicken in small bowl. Add water 1 Tbsp at a time, working in with hands until water is absorbed into chicken. Sprinkle cornstarch over chicken and work in with hands to coat all pieces. Drizzle vegetable oil around sides of pan; tilt pan to distribute evenly. Heat oil in pan on HIGH until oil faintly smokes. (If oil smokes too much, pan is too hot.) Add chicken, garlic, and ginger; Stir fry for 3 min. Add garlic sauce; stir fry 2 min. Add green vegetables and cut tomatoe wedges; stir fry to heat through, 30 seconds. Transfer to serving platter: Garnish with sesame seeds and freshly ground pepper to taste.

    Option(s): Serve with whole wheat pasta or brown rice. Try varying recipe with a different selection of frozen and/or fresh vegetables. Other variation(s): Replace chicken with anther protein food, such as shrimp, beef chunks or tofu.

    Nutrition Info: Each serving (1-1/2 cups) contains 310 calories, 25g carbohydrate (4g fiber), 25g protein, 12g fat (2g saturated fat), 50mg cholesterol and 1120mg sodium full text.



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