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Friday, December 10, 2010

My go to meal......

Chicken
Chicken Broth
Frozen Veggies
Rice

These four items are always in our house.

Permanently on my shopping list and definitely stocked up on when I find them on sale.

For those nights when the kids are cranky, or we have multiple basketball practices, or we get home late, or I'm just plain unprepared, those four items can quickly be whipped up into a chicken stir fry dinner that is easy and everyone loves. Well, ok, I can't say they all love all of the meal, but I know everyone will at least eat the chicken and rice part of it! And for my house, if everyone eats at least part of the meal, that meal's a keeper.

I don't really look at the recipe when I make this anymore so half the time I forget the ginger-still tastes the same. I've also started using 2 cans of chicken broth and doubling the soy sauce and cornstarch to make more sauce for us. I've used lots of different vegetables to make this too-I usually just use whatever frozen vegetables I have in the freezer, sometimes a bag of stir fry vegetables, sometimes I just cut up onions and peppers and throw them in.

Easy, quick and yummy!

Family Friendly Food at Serenity Now

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10 comments:

Amy said...

Wow this is a great idea.. I will have to make sure I have this in my house also.. Have an amazing weekend. Thanks for linking up.

Susie said...

Those are great staples:-)

Diann said...

I love having a standard quickie meal available!

Michelle said...

I love meals that are quick and nutritious.
Merry Christmas!

Jingle said...

I love chickens.
cool post.

Brandi said...

Great idea! Coming over from Amy's today! :)

Amy said...

Hope you had a great weekend.. Thanks again for linking up..

Amy said...

have a great day..

Together We Save said...

Sounds yummy!! I will have to make some stir fry now!!

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

We love to do chicken stir-fry! I try to remember to keep bags of frozen stir-fry veggies on hand. Such a great last-minute meal. I add scrambled up eggs to ours. :) Thanks so much for joining my Family Friendly Food party. :)