Thursday, July 12, 2012

Balsamic Vegetable Stir-fry with Grilled Chicken Recipe

Balsamic Veggie Stir-fry with Grilled Chicken

Balsamic Vegetable Stir-fry with Grilled Chicken is a simple and quick meal to prepare! It's loaded with veggies, which helps with one of my healthy lifestyle goals. AND it's extremely versatile.

My kids even eat this meal. For full disclosure I'll admit that they pick out the veggies that don't particularly like. But, exposing them is the first step, right?!

Here's the recipe:

Balsamic Vegetable Stir-fry with Grilled Chicken

2 tbsp. balsamic vinegar
1 tbsp. honey
salt (to taste)
canola or vegetable oil
Veggies: carrots, onions, summer squash, zucchini, bell peppers, mushrooms
Grilled Chicken (or bite-sized pieces of beef, pork, or even meat-free)

Combine vinegar, honey, and salt in a small bowl or measuring cup. Set aside.

Cut up desired veggies and meat to bite-sized pieces. Keep each ingredient separate. Heat oil in a large skillet or pan. Add veggies to the oil in order of cooking time: carrots, squash, onions, peppers, mushrooms. Cook the carrots until almost tender and then start adding the rest.

When the veggies are almost finished, add the balsamic/honey mixture and cooked chicken. Stir to completely coat veggies with mixture and cook until the mixture is evaporated.

Serve immediately as is or with a side of rice.

Note: Use any combination and amounts of veggies. I find 2 cups of carrots, 1 large onion, 1 medium yellow squash, and half of a red bell pepper makes 1 meal (plus a leftover lunch for daddy) for my family of 6.

See? I told you a versatile, quick, and easy recipe. Did I mention delicious? You might also like my Kielbasa Stir-fry Recipe. It's easy to cook but has a different flavor.

What is your favorite stir-fry meal?


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6 comments:

Eschelle said...

oh yum that looks amazing I will have to give this a try with my boys!

New follower from tasty tuesday!

Stephanie said...

Thanks for following, Eschelle! Most of my kids like balsamic veggie stir-fry. The one that doesn't is learning to like it. ;) My favorite part is that it's versatile for whatever veggies are in season or on sale this week.

Melissa @ Filling Our Bucket said...

YUM!! Looks super good!

Soxy Diamond said...

We don't really do stir fry because the husband doesn't like all the same veggies I do, but we are BIG fans of Balsamic in this house!>

Keri Cadieux-Hespeler said...

This sounds yummy! My husband insists he's allergic to honey (I have my doubts :-D ) this may be the push I need to shell out some $$ for Agave Nectar to substitute.

Edwin Dunston said...

Looks very yummy! I think my wife will going to like this dish. Do you have beef stir fry recipe? Anyway, thank you for sharing this Vegetarian stir fry recipe to us.

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