Sweet Cashew Stir-Fry

I am a huge fan of stir frys.  Mostly because you can customize them SO easily.

This particular one, I made the sauce basically as written – I only left out the cayenne pepper.

I left out a lot of the veggies because, well, I don’t love veggies….

Even though  I left out all of those things, I don’t feel like my stir-fry was lacking in goodness.  I still had the rice, pea pods, tofu, sauce, cashews, and of course the chow-mein noodles that for some reason I can’t eat any kind of stir fry without.

You can find the recipe here.  Oh, and if you haven’t checked out Tasty Kitchen – the site I found it on – check it out!  The site is basically a compilation of recipes from a bunch of different bloggers.  I recently found it and there are so many different dinner recipes that I want to try now because of it!

Cashew Stir Fry

Cashew Stir Fry

 

Ease: A, it was not hard at all.  That is one of the reasons why I love stir fry!
Taste: A, it was really good!  The sauce tasted similar to the other sweet and sour stir fry that I made, but not quite as tangy.

Would I make it again? Absolutely!

What kind of things do you like in your stir fry?
Do you plan a sauce to make and then just kind wing-it with the veggies?

I try to follow the recipe, at least the first time, as far as the protein of choice (tofu or chicken) other than that I tend to just throw in whatever veggies that I have/like.  pea pods, peas, corn, and zucchini are some favorites.  I wish that zucchini was in season for longer, because it would add a lot more substance to my meal than peas and corn!  Sweet and sour sauce I like with chicken or tofu, but  I have a sesame stir fry recipe, and I just don’t think that would be as good with chicken as it is with tofu.

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Well, not its time to hunker down for the night and hope for either lots and lots of snow (like there is supposed to be) so that maybe, possibly, I get a snow day.  OR that somehow the meteorologists are completely wrong and this whole “snowmageddon” thing just fizzles out.  (yeah thats not gonna happen) But one can always hope.

Stay warm!

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