Express Oriental stir-fry

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PREP TIME

5 min

Makes

3 to 4 servings

* PLUS Cooking time: 10 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 lime
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 4 tsp dark sesame oil
  • 1 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp hot chili-garlic sauce
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • vegetable oil
  • 1/2 907-g box frozen cooked meatballs
  • 1 red bell pepper , seeded
  • 1 zucchini
  • 1 celery stalk

Instructions

  • Squeeze 2 tbsp (30 mL) lime juice into a small bowl. Stir in soy sauce, sesame oil, sugar, chili-garlic sauce and cornstarch. Lightly oil a large frying pan. Set over medium heat. When hot, add meatballs. Stir often until browned, about 6 minutes. Meanwhile, core and seed pepper. Cut into thick strips. Slice unpeeled zucchini into rounds about 1/4 inch (0.5 cm) thick. Coarsely chop celery. Once meatballs are browned, add vegetables and a little more oil, if needed, to pan. Increase heat to medium-high. Stir-fry until zucchini starts to soften, 3 minutes. Stir soy sauce mixture, then pour into pan. Stir constantly until sauce is hot and bubbly, 1 to 2 minutes. Spoon over rice or egg noodles.

Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories
  • 401,
  • Protein
  • 21.9 g,
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.5 g,
  • Fat
  • 27.6 g,
  • Fibre
  • 1.6 g,
  • Sodium
  • 1655 mg.

Stir-fry frozen meatballs with the season’s top fresh vegetables for a new take on an old classic.

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