Little of Everything Stir Fry

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Tricking the Tongue.

Some folks like to cook with one or two flavors in mind. They want the tongue to savor a specific flavor sensation, indulge it, relish it. Maybe they want to make curry chicken, or lemon pepper fish. This is fine. It's a great way to appreciate one food flavor. I don't generally like to cook this way.. I find it boring. I like to trick and surprise the tongue. What is it in the recipe that's creating the flavor I'm enjoying? What might I find next? Will the next bite be sweet or spicy, bitter or indescribably flavorful?

This likely goes against every rule in culinary school. I wouldn't know. I didn't go to culinary school. I learned to cook by using my gut and experimentation. This recipe was once an experiment.

This recipe combines many Asian flavors into one dish. It's fairly simple to cook and so full of flavor. it's also very adaptable. You can easily substitute one ingredient for another. it's also best if prepared in a wok.

Curry, Lawry's Seasoned salt, ginger powder
Curry, Lawry's Seasoned salt, ginger powder
yaki soba noodles
yaki soba noodles
notice that i am now out of peanut oil
notice that i am now out of peanut oil

Ingredients

  • 1/5-1/4 cup peanut oil
  • 1/5-1/4 cup coconut oil
  • tablespoon organic rice vinegar
  • 1 package extra firm tofu
  • 5-6 slices thinly cut organic roast beef
  • 2 tablespoons teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • House of Tsan Bangkok padang peanut sauce
  • Red Curry Thai Sauce
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 tablespoon ginger powder
  • 1 table spoon Lawry's seasoning salt
  • dash black pepper
  • sweet and sour sauce
  • 1 red and 1 green bell pepper, sliced
  • 1/4 red onion, sliced
  • 15-20 small white mushrooms, whole
  • 1 carrots, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup peanuts
  • 1 cup spinach
  • 1/4 cabbage, thinly sliced
  • 1 crown brocolli
  • 1 small can water chestnuts
  • 1 small can baby corn
  • 10-20 snap peas
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 package yaki soba stir fry noodles
  • 1-2 cups organic brown rice
  • teaspoon thyme
  • Rooster Sauce, optional
  • 1 handsome chef, clothing optional
cube the tofu
cube the tofu
season the tofu
season the tofu
roast beef
roast beef
seasoned roast beef
seasoned roast beef

Instructions

  1. prepare all vegetables, put them in bowl, mix well, cover in foil, chill in fridge for 1-2 hours
  2. open and drain tofu. then, cube it until you have thin rectangles (see picture).
  3. place tofu in Tupperware bowl with lid of ziploc bag and add ginger powder, Lawry's Seasoning Salt and Curry. Shake vigorously until seasoning is evenly coated.
  4. chill tofu for 1-2 hours.
  5. thinly chop roast beef, mix in bowl with teriyaki and a little pepper. Chill in fridge for 1-2 hours.
  6. Slowly heat wok with peanut oil. Once the wok begins to heat up, add cocount oil and rice vinegar.

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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon Author

Thanks Aurelio... and you really can. Not sure if that's THE point... but it's A point!


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alocsin 4 years ago from Orange County, CA

Talk about a well-rounded meal. I think the point of this recipe though is that you can make a stir-fry out of anything. Which is why I'm voting this Up and Useful.


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon Author

Thanks, nora. Let me know how you like it!


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Nora411 4 years ago from Chicago, IL

Very interesting recipe!! Sounds delicious!! Voting up!!


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon Author

Thanks Audrey. it's delicious, it's pretty and it's fairly easy to make :-)


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PDXKaraokeGuy 4 years ago from Portland, Oregon Author

Thanks Carol. if you try this, let me know how you like it :-)


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AudreyHowitt 4 years ago from California

My mouth is watering--looks delish Justin!


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carol7777 4 years ago from Arizona

This is one of those stirfrys that stir the tongue. I love all the interesting ingredients you have added. Great photos and great ideas. I am voting UP.

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