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Garden Thai Stir Fry

A Thai twist on a simple eastern staple, topped with a fried egg for a good portion of protein.

Garden Thai Stir Fry

Wine Pairing:

Coté Mas

Active Time:

25 - 30 minutes

Total Time:

30 - 35 minutes

Ingredients

Produce

  • 1 lb broccoli
  • 2 shallot
  • 3 oz mixed greens
  • 4 oz carrot
  • 5 garlic chives
  • 8 oz bell pepper
  • 8 oz daikon

Spice Mix

  • coconut sugar
  • Garlic
  • Ginger
  • Homemade vegan fish sauce
  • Sesame oil
  • Tamari

Proteins and More

  • 1 cup jasmine rice

Pantry Items

  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 4 eggs

1: Cook rice

  1. Add 1 ¾ cups water to a pot with a tight fitting lid. 

  2. Add jasmine rice and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low and simmer with lid for 15 minutes. (Proceed to step 2 while waiting)

  3. Remove from heat, set aside covered until ready to serve.

  4. Alternatively, cook rice in rice cooker according to device instructions.

2: Prep vegetables

  1. Peel and chop shallot.

  2. Cut carrot into ¼” coins.

  3. Cut daikon into ½” cubes.

  4. Cut broccoli into small florets and slice stem into ¼” coins.

  5. Destem bell peppers and remove seeds and veins. Thinly slice into 1” strips.

  6. Thinly slice garlic chives.

3: Cook stir-fry

  1. In a wok or large saute pan, heat 2 tbsp olive oil on high heat. When oil is hot but not smoking, add shallot. Cook for 30 seconds.

  2. Add carrots and daikon. Cook for 2 minutes.

  3. Add broccoli. Cook 2 minutes.

  4. Add bell pepper, garlic chives, and thai sauce. Cook 2-3 minutes then turn off heat.

4: Fry the eggs

  1. In a separate non-stick saute pan, melt 1 tbsp butter over medium heat. 

  2. Crack and add eggs one at a time to the pan (if pan is smaller do 2 at a time). Fry eggs to your preference. (Feel free to add a pinch of salt or pepper if you prefer)

5: Serve

Divide rice onto 4 plates. Top with a large handful of mixed greens, followed by  cooked veggies, and topped with a fried egg.

Chef Tips

If you like to cook rice, an electronic rice cooker is a must-have investment. They save time and prevent the problem of burning the bottom layer of rice. For a family kitchen, any big box store will have ones in the $30-$50 range that will make enough rice for 8-10 people.