Sesame-Meatball 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
  • 1/2 kg frozen cooked meatballs
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 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. Set aside. Lightly oil a large frying pan. Set over medium heat. When hot, add meatballs. Stir often until browned, about 6 min.
  • Meanwhile, cut pepper into thick strips. Slice zucchini into thin rounds. 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 min. Stir soy sauce mixture, then pour into pan. Stir constantly until sauce is bubbly, 1 to 2 min. Spoon over rice.

Nutrition (per serving)

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

Frozen cooked meatballs are a time saver in this 15-minute dinner fix.