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Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry

Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry

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$5.93 recipe / $1.48 serving

I discovered myself with a handful of leftover greens in my fridge this week, so you recognize what which means—STIR FRY TIME! I went further tropical this time, to flee these winter blues, with a spicy coconut and peanut sauce, full with recent lime and cilantro. This Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry is totally adjustable for warmth and no matter greens you will have available, so learn under for modifications!

Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry

Big bowl of Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry with lime wedge

Regulate the Warmth

I used a full 2 Tbsp of sriracha in my coconut sauce, which gave it medium-level warmth. In order for you a barely spicy sauce, use only one Tbsp sriracha, and if you would like a sauce with zero warmth, merely depart the sriracha out.

Vegetable Choices

As I discussed above, I jut used a mixture of greens that have been lingering in my fridge, freezer, and pantry. When you don’t have any greens available, this could be a fantastic alternative to reap the benefits of a grocery retailer salad bar. Seize a handful of Four-5 completely different greens, about Four-6 cups of greens whole, and also you’re good to go. And, if in a pinch, you may at all times use a bag of frozen stir fry greens.

Add a Protein

If you wish to add a devoted protein to this meal, this Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry may be very versatile. You’ll be able to add rooster, shrimp, tofu, or tempeh. Simply sauté your protein within the skillet first, then take away it earlier than including the greens (to keep away from over cooking the protein), then add the protein again in if you add the spicy coconut sauce.

A bowl of Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry ready to be eaten.

Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry

This wealthy and spicy coconut vegetable stir fry is adaptable to no matter greens are lingering in your fridge, making it a fantastic sweep the kitchen recipe!

Spicy Coconut Sauce

  • 1
    13.5 ouncescan
    full-fat coconut milk
    $1.79
  • 1/Four
    cup
    pure model peanut butter
    $zero.28
  • 2
    Tbsp
    sriracha
    $zero.18
  • 1
    tsp
    brown sugar
    $zero.01
  • 1
    Tbsp
    soy sauce
    $zero.06
  • 2
    Tbsp
    lime juice (about one lime)
    $zero.22
  • 1
    clove
    garlic, minced
    $zero.08
  • 1
    tsp
    grated recent ginger
    $zero.10

Stir Fry

  • Four-6
    cups
    combined greens
    $1.93
  • 1
    Tbsp
    excessive warmth cooking oil of alternative
    $zero.04

Optionally available for Serving

  • Four
    cups
    cooked rice (or 8oz. noodles)
    $zero.70
  • 1/Four
    cup
    chopped peanuts
    $zero.12
  • 1/Four
    cup
    chopped cilantro
    $zero.22
  • 1
    lime (reduce into wedges)
    $zero.22
  1. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively the coconut milk, peanut butter, sriracha, brown sugar, soy sauce, lime juice, minced garlic, and grated ginger. If wanted, gently warmth the sauce within the microwave or in a sauce pot to assist the peanut butter soften into the coconut milk. Style the sauce and regulate the warmth (sriracha), salt (soy sauce), sweetness (brown sugar), or tartness (lime juice) to your liking.

  2. Chop your greens, if not pre-chopped. Warmth the cooking oil in a big skillet over medium excessive warmth. As soon as sizzling, add the greens to the skillet so as of hardest to softest to permit tougher greens, like carrots, extra time to cook dinner and to keep away from over cooking softer greens. Stir fry the greens just for about 1-2 minutes, or simply till they start to melt on the perimeters as a result of they’ll cook dinner additional as soon as the sauce is added. If utilizing a young inexperienced, like spinach, wait so as to add it to the skillet till after the sauce has been added.

  3. Pour the ready spicy coconut sauce over the greens, stir to mix, and permit the sauce to warmth by (about 2 minutes). If you’re utilizing a young inexperienced, like spinach, stir it into the recent sauce and stir simply till it has wilted.

  4. To serve, spoon the greens and sauce over a bowl of sizzling rice, or add pre-cooked noodles to the skillet and toss with the greens and sauce till mixed. High with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and serve with a wedge of lime to squeeze over high.

Spooning Spicy Coconut Sauce over a bowl of Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry and rice

Step by Step Photographs

First, make your spicy coconut sauce. In a medium bowl, whisk collectively one 13.5oz. can of full-fat coconut milk, 1/Four cup pure model peanut butter, 2 Tbsp sriracha, 1 tsp brown sugar, 1 Tbsp soy sauce, 2 Tbsp lime juice (about one lime-worth), 1 clove of minced garlic, and 1 tsp of grated recent ginger. When you’ve got a tough time getting your peanut butter to include into the coconut milk, you may gently warmth the sauce within the microwave or a sauce pan to assist it soften in (I didn’t want to take action).

You should utilize anyplace from Four-6 cups-worth of combined greens. I simply grabbed some issues that I had in my fridge, however you can even get a mixture of pre-chopped greens from the salad bar on the grocery retailer, or use a bag of frozen stir fry greens. 

Briefly Stir Fry Vegetables

Warmth 1 Tbsp excessive warmth cooking oil of your alternative in a big skillet over medium-high warmth. As soon as sizzling, start including the greens, beginning with the toughest greens first and including the softest greens final. Stir fry just for 1-2 minutes, or simply till they start to melt on the perimeters. The greens will cook dinner much more as soon as the sauce is added and also you don’t need them to be utterly limp on the finish, so err on the aspect of beneath cooked throughout this step. When you’re utilizing a young inexperienced, like spinach, wait so as to add that till after the sauce has been added.

Add Spicy Coconut Sauce to Stir Fried Vegetables

Subsequent add the ready spicy coconut sauce…

Heat Spicy Coconut Sauce

Stir to mix the sauce with the greens, then enable it to warmth by. It ought to warmth by in a short time within the sizzling skillet. As soon as the sauce is sizzling, add any greens in case you’re utilizing them and stir simply till they wilt within the sizzling sauce.

A skillet full of Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry

High with chopped peanuts, cilantro, and a squeeze of recent lime, if desired. To serve the Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry you may spoon the greens and sauce over rice, or add cooked noodles to the skillet and toss to mix with the sauce.

A bowl of Spicy Coconut Vegetable Stir Fry ready to be eaten.

I went the rice route as we speak (jasmine rice, particularly), and it was tremendous delish!

posted on December 6, 2018 in Dairy Free, Egg Free, World, Predominant Dish, Fast, Recipes, Recipes beneath $10, South-East Asian, Below $1.50 per serving, Vegan Recipes, Greens, Vegetarian Recipes




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