Packed with a colorful assortment of fresh produce, this flavorful dish is a celebration of nature’s bounty. Each bite offers a symphony of textures and tastes as the vegetables are perfectly stir-fried to retain their natural crunch. With a medley of aromatic seasonings, this recipe elevates the humble vegetables to a whole new level. Delight your senses and satisfy your cravings with this vibrant veggie medley, a testament to the incredible flavors that vegetables have to offer.
- 2 cups mixed vegetables (such as bell peppers, carrots, snap peas, mushrooms, and broccoli), sliced or diced
- 1 small onion, thinly sliced
- 2 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tablespoon soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce
- 1 tablespoon sesame oil
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional, for a spicy kick)
- Salt, to taste
- Black pepper, to taste
- 2 tablespoons cooking oil
- Fresh cilantro or green onions, for garnish (optional)
- Heat cooking oil in a large pan or wok over medium-high heat.
- Add the minced garlic and sliced onion to the pan. Sauté until the onion turns translucent and the garlic becomes fragrant.
- Add the mixed vegetables to the pan and stir-fry for a few minutes until they begin to soften but still retain their crunch.
- In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame oil, grated ginger, red pepper flakes (if using), salt, and black pepper.
- Pour the sauce mixture over the vegetables in the pan. Stir well to coat the vegetables evenly with the flavorful sauce.
- Continue stir-frying for a few more minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp and the sauce has coated the veggies nicely.
- Taste and adjust the seasoning if needed, adding more salt, pepper, or sauce according to your preference.
- Once the vegetables are cooked to your desired doneness, remove the pan from heat.
- Transfer the mixed vegetable stir-fry to a serving dish.
- Garnish with fresh cilantro or green onions, if desired, for an added burst of freshness and visual appeal.
- Serve the flavorful mixed vegetable stir-fry as a delicious side dish or pair it with steamed rice or noodles for a satisfying vegetarian meal.