Rainbow Stir Fry Recipe Inspiration: Garlic Chicken Stir Fry Recipe
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One of my favorite ways to use up the produce in our kitchen is with a simple stir fry. If you’re planning a party or a family dinner, consider setting up a stir fry bar using all of your favorite vegetables, spices, and flavorful meats. For a recent Sunday dinner with family, I knew it would be a lot of fun to create our own stir fry bar. Bringing restaurant flavor (and service! ha!) to our home was a unique way to spend time together as a family. Plus, we had leftovers for days! The star of the show, Mazola® Corn Oil, helped us prepare this dish. A clinical study showed Mazola Corn Oil reduces cholesterol 2x more than extra virgin olive oil. To learn more about this claim, see MAZOLA.com. Are you ready to get cookin’?
o prepare our rainbow stir fry bar, I picked up everything I needed including Mazola Corn Oil. I looked for colorful vegetables like snap peas, broccoli, red onions, zucchini, red, yellow, and orange peppers, and carrots. Do you remember Roy G. Biv? I certainly do! I used a platter to display our vegetables in a colorful arrangement along with cooked chicken–our protein of choice for this meal idea.
We piled bowls high with turmeric rice (instead of white rice!) since it flavorful with added health benefits. We used our chicken seasoned with teriyaki (we used a no sugar version for a better-for-you option), and we finished off our stir fry bowls with a rainbow of veggies!
To get started with this rainbow stir fry, swap your regular cooking oil for Mazola Corn Oil. It’s an all-purpose cooking oil that is a smart heart-healthy choice for your family. You can use it in baking, grilling, stir-fry, or mixing it up into a marinade or even a dressing. The possibilities are endless! Since corn oil has a neutral taste, it lets the flavor of your recipes stand out! Plus, Mazola has a smoke point higher than most cooking oils at 450°F so it performs well no matter how you are cooking!
Here’s how to prepare this dish in a hurry:
Chicken Stir Fry
Colorful stir-fry inspiration!
- 2 lbs chicken
- 1 bag of frozen vegetables as desired (we used a head of cauliflower, a package of red, yellow, and orange bell peppers, a head of broccoli, snap peas, carrots, a chopped red onion, and a chopped zucchini)
- 1/2 cup Mazola® Corn Oil
- 3 tbsp teriyaki
- 1 tbsp crushed red pepper
- 2 clove garlic, minced
- Mix oil, teriyaki sauce (look for a no sugar option), pepper and garlic in small mixing bowl.
- In wok pan over medium-high heat, add chicken and vegetables.
- Drizzle oil mixture over contents of wok.
- Stir fry until chicken is fully cooked and vegetables are at desired level of crispness.
- Serve over bed of turmeric rice (instead of white rice) or "zoodles" instead of noodles.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 853Total Fat: 58gSaturated Fat: 12gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 41gCholesterol: 213mgSodium: 720mgCarbohydrates: 23gFiber: 7gSugar: 11gProtein: 60g
The nutritional information here is an estimate. While I try to provide accurate information via Nutritionix, this information is provided as a courtesy and there is no guarantee that it will be completely accurate. I am not a certified nutritionist and any information sunnysweetdays.com should only be used as a general guideline.