Zucchini stir-fry Recipe

Zucchini stir-fry is a quick and easy dish that showcases the natural flavors of zucchini. This stir-fry is packed with fresh vegetables and seasoned with a savory sauce. The zucchini is cooked until tender-crisp, retaining its vibrant green color and adding a refreshing crunch to the dish. It can be served as a side dish or a light vegetarian main course.

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Ingredients for Zucchini stir-fry Recipe

  • 1 Medium Zucchini, Sliced
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper, Sliced
  • 1/2 Carrot, Julienned
  • 1 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon Grated Ginger
  • 1 tablespoon Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Sesame Oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon Cornstarch
  • 1 tablespoon Vegetable Oil
  • as needed Chopped Green Onions For Garnish

Directions: Zucchini Stir-fry Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.Heat oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  • STEP 2.Add garlic and ginger, and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant.
  • STEP 3.Add zucchini, bell peppers, and carrots, and stir-fry for 3-4 minutes until vegetables are tender-crisp.
  • STEP 4.In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, sesame oil, and cornstarch.
  • STEP 5.Pour the sauce over the vegetables and stir-fry for an additional 1-2 minutes until the sauce thickens and coats the vegetables.
  • STEP 6.Remove from heat and garnish with chopped green onions.
  • STEP 7.Serve the zucchini stir-fry hot as a side dish or over steamed rice as a main course.

Cooking Tips

  • Make sure to cut the zucchini and other vegetables into similar-sized pieces for even cooking.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables like mushrooms, snap peas, or broccoli to customize the stir-fry.
  • For a protein-packed version, add tofu, chicken, or shrimp to the stir-fry.
  • Adjust the seasoning according to your taste preferences by adding more soy sauce or a pinch of red pepper flakes for heat.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftover zucchini stir-fry can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat the stir-fry in a skillet or microwave until heated through.
  • Serve the reheated stir-fry as a side dish or use it as a filling for wraps or sandwiches.
Nutrition
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179
calories per serving
15 g Fat5 g Protein7 g Carbs4 g FiberOther

Current Totals

  • Fat
    15g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Carbs
    7g
  • Fiber
    4g

MacroNutrients

  • Carbs
    7g
  • Protein
    5g
  • Fiber
    4g

Fats

  • Fat
    15g

Vitamins & Minerals

  • Calcium
    136mg
  • Iron
    2mg
  • Vitamin A
    459mcg
  • Vitamin B1
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B2
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B3
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B6
    < 1mg
  • Vitamin B9
    49mcg
  • Vitamin B12
    < 1mcg
  • Vitamin C
    31mg
  • Vitamin E
    5mg
  • Copper
    < 1mcg
  • Magnesium
    37mg
  • Manganese
    2mg
  • Phosphorus
    82mg
  • Selenium
    5mcg
  • Zinc
    < 1mg
Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. All nutritional information presented are estimates and not meant to substitute professional dietary advice or treatment
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Recipe By Slurrp