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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 156.8
  • Total Fat: 3.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 43.9 mg
  • Sodium: 257.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 12.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.6 g
  • Protein: 18.6 g

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Chicken-Veggie Stir Fry

Submitted by: CHEF_MEG
Chicken-Veggie Stir Fry

Introduction

This is a great meal for a busy night--for some added fun, bring out the chopsticks! Change up the veggies, and you'll have a new meal each time you make this dish.

This is a great meal for a busy night--for some added fun, bring out the chopsticks! Change up the veggies, and you'll have a new meal each time you make this dish.


Number of Servings: 4

Ingredients

    1 T low-sodium soy sauce
    1 t hoisin sauce
    1 c warm water
    1 T cornstarch

    1 t peanut or olive oil
    1 t garlic, minced
    1 t ginger, minced
    1 t Thai hot sauce
    2 c mushrooms, sliced
    2 c broccoli slaw or chopped broccoli
    1 c carrots, shredded
    1 roasted red bell pepper
    2 c chicken breasts, cooked and cubed

Tips

This recipe uses two great products that can help you expedite your cooking: jarred garlic and ginger!

Another great tip for busy nights: Bake, broil, grill or poach chicken breasts at the beginning of the week, and you'll have them on hand for meals throughout the week.


Directions

Combine the soy sauce, hoisin, water, and cornstarch in a small bowl. Stir to combine; set aside. In a flat bottomed pan or wok set to high heat, add the oil, garlic, ginger, and Thai hot sauce. Stir fry for 1 minute. Add the vegetables and chicken. Stir fry, moving all ingredients in the wok quickly for 3-4 minutes. Add prepared sauce and continue to cook until the liquid thickens. Serve with brown rice or rice noodles.
Makes four two cup servings.






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  • Very Good
    52 of 53 people found this review helpful
    When stir frying, I always cook the meat first (especially with chicken) to make sure it gets cooked through. Remove from wok and stir fry veggies, adding meat back at the end.
    For goodness sake, season to your liking - if you find it bland, add some more Thai hot sauce. - 7/17/11

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  • 23 of 24 people found this review helpful
    Made it tonight and served over quinoia. Substituted Stir Fry Sauce for Hoison. Added asparagus, zucchini and Green pepper too. Very good. - 6/30/11

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  • Incredible!
    19 of 20 people found this review helpful
    Wonderful and easy to do-I often follow this using veggies alone or shrimps instead of chcken. - 2/9/10

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  • 17 of 18 people found this review helpful
    Hoisin sauce ( smoky Asian bbq sauce) can be found in international or Asian supermarket aisle with soy sauce. - 4/22/12

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  • Good
    11 of 12 people found this review helpful
    Good- but needs more flavor-- more ginger, garlic, and hot sauce will help! - 8/28/10

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  • Very Good
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Excellent! Quick and easy. Only thing I would change is to stir fry the chicken first then set aside, cook veggies, then add chicken back in. But more oil will probably be required to cook veggies and is most likely why Meg did it this way. Will definitely cook this again - 3/28/12

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    Very flavorful--left out mushrooms and added pineapple. Leftovers were good for lunch the next day! - 3/17/12

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  • Very Good
    7 of 8 people found this review helpful
    We also cooked it with asparagus, cobbettes, and water chestnuts. We had just done this a week ago before I saw this recipe. We also served it on brown rice. - 9/24/11

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  • Incredible!
    7 of 7 people found this review helpful
    Great recipe. I added some crushed red pepper and cayenne pepper. My husband and I loved it. Thank you. - 2/18/10

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  • Very Good
    6 of 7 people found this review helpful
    I made this without meat, it was great. - 4/30/12

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  • 5 of 28 people found this review helpful
    Haven't tried it yet, so can't rate it. However, based on the comments I will add a bit more ginger, garlic and hot sauce. It's hard to understand why several people ask what hoisin is. Ever heard of Google? I've never come up blank when Googling. - 1/7/12

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  • Very Good
    5 of 6 people found this review helpful
    Excellent and very filling. I had fresh broccoli from my garden and I used some bean sprouts to stretch it out even more without a lot of extra calories. - 7/21/11

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  • Very Good
    5 of 11 people found this review helpful
    I am going to try this recipe tonight. We are trying to cut back on the red meat (a difficult thing for ex South Africans), but this chicken recipe seems easy, healthy and tasty. Thank you for helping us to change our bad habits. We love SparkPeople Recipe's! - 2/8/10

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  • Very Good
    4 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Super simple and very good. I did add a tsp of cornstarch to the soy sauce mixture to thicken up the sauce. My family (kids too) liked it. Thanks. - 4/27/12

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  • Good
    4 of 4 people found this review helpful
    My husband said: "Blessed Chef Megan cause this is delicious" and my son (10 y old) and I agree. I made it today - 8/26/10

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  • Very Good
    3 of 4 people found this review helpful
    I substituted fish sauce (since that's what I had on hand) for hoisin sauce, tripled the garlic, ginger, and hot sauce, then added an onion to the aromatics. It was very tasty and my steak-and-potato-loving husband went back for seconds. - 9/18/12

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    Very good. Just added extra sauce, more garlic and seasonings. - 3/19/12

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  • 3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    it was very good..I served it over rice. I used the broccoli slaw mix found in the produce section. very easy - 2/1/12

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  • Very Good
    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I used green beans for the broccoli and a regular red pepper. Very tasty and will definitely make again. - 1/23/12

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    What a quick recipe that tastes fabulous! It's faster than take out!!!! (and oh so much healthier) - 10/2/12

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  • Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I thought the sauce was a little bland. We added another T of soy sauce and a T of oyster sauce, and that helped a lot. I make a lot of stir fries, so I'm always excited to try a new sauce recipe! - 7/17/11

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  • 2 of 5 people found this review helpful
    Hoisin sauce, or haixian sauce, is a Chinese dipping sauce.

    Haven't tried this recipe yet but have added it to my 'cookbook'. - 6/16/11

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  • 2 of 31 people found this review helpful
    Whatever is hoisin and whenever I have to separate ingredients, the recipe is not simple. - 5/18/11

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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    This was great-used red and yellow peppers and added pea pods and extra low sodium soy sauce when served up. Didn't use mushrooms but will make a version of this one night a week. New goal. - 7/17/10

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  • Very Good
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Excellent and so versatile - 2/9/10

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  • Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    A little bland. Double the chili, garlic and ginger? Slice the chicken, rather than cube. - 3/21/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I recommend slicing the chicken very thin, then put in one egg white along with 1 tbsp corn starch. This keeps the chicken moist while stir frying. I also use napa cabbage. And LOTS more garlic & ginger. - 3/8/13

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  • Very Good
    1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    I'm trying to figure out how mincing garlic and ginger, slicing/chopping broccoli and mushrooms, roasting a red pepper, shredding carrots and cooking/cubing chicken, can be done in 5 minutes. I've used this recipe before and it's a great recipe, but it takes FAR longer than 5 minutes to prep. - 11/17/12

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    This recipe looks delicious. However, you listed prep time as 5 minutes. That may be true AFTER the veggie and meat prep. It would be very beneficial if the true prep time was listed. Looking forward to trying it! Thanks. - 7/30/12

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  • Good
    1 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Being vegetarian, I substituted a seaweed strip for the hoisin and faux chik'n for the chicken brease. - 7/18/12

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  • 1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have never heard of any cook or chef stir frying the chicken and the veggies together in the beginning in a recipe like this. You usually stir fry the chicken, remove to a plate, then stir fry the veggies, make the sauce then add all back in last few mins. Otherwise great recipe! - 7/17/12

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  • 1 of 3 people found this review helpful
    How do you come up with 5 minutes prep time? It takes me a lot longer to clean and chop the vegetables. Any tips to speed that up? - 7/16/12

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  • Very Good
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    tasty--easy--only change I made was I added fresh chopped garlic cloves- - 7/16/12

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  • Love this. I make these kinds of meals A LOT. I am a green veggie eater. Love my meat as well. I sometimes replace the chicken with a lean butterfly pork chop diced and browned. - 9/15/14

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  • Have made this for years changing out different veggies. It can be eaten as is or served over brown rice. - 6/3/14

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  • very tasty. Not too salty. Next time I will increase the hot sauce a little. Great for left over chicken or turkey - 3/22/14

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  • Very good dinner.....I increased the measurements by using heaping teaspoons of everything, plus extra Thai hot sauce and extra soy sauce....just delicious.
    - 3/10/14

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  • Delicious! I will use minced ginger, as the recipe calls for, the next time for better flavor. When I made it, I added chopped onion and fresh ground black pepper. We also used some fresh veggies as well as frozen stir fry veggies. Yummy! - 1/18/14

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  • Good recipe! I replaced the hoisin sauce with a smaller amount of fish sauce. I'm sure oyster sauce would work well too! - 11/21/13

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  • I would emit the Hoison sauce, and the Bell Pepper and use celery instead. I make my own stir fry and use the low sodium soya sauce. I use Garllic and a bit of Season Salt. Makes a perfect stir fry whether using chicken beef or pork. - 9/22/13

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  • I can't use Hoisin sauce because of the mega-watt sodium level. I use low sodium soy and pineapple juice and it is excellent! - 7/21/13

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  • This worked really good. I had alot of fresh peppers and put red yellow and green with the stir fry and it worked great. - 7/17/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Soy sauce not my favorite. Try mild milde salsa sauce instead. What is hoisin sauce??? - 7/16/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I do this often I cook my chicken breast in the oven or on the grill. Take off skin & bones. chop it up and store it in 3 oz portions in a freezer bag. So it takes nothing to do this. I also fix up brown rice up and freeze it to. Then every thing can go in the wok real quick. - 7/16/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I love stir fry. So I know I am going to love this. - 7/16/13

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  • I make this without the mushrooms (added pea pods, carrots and onions instead) and subbed stir fry sauce for hot sauce. I realize this changes the flavor, but some of us can't take the heat, even when we are in the kitchen! Love anything with fresh ginger! - 7/16/13

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I have made this for years, I sometimes use a bag of frozen stir fry vegetables and a can of bean sprouts drained and rinsed. Instead of 1 cup of water. I use FF chicken broth for extra flavor. If you need a rice alternative, I mince a head of cauliflower to rice size pieces and microwave for 8 min - 7/16/13

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  • I used shrimp instead and added chopped zucchini. I also added some extra spices and left out the hot sauce. Yum! - 7/12/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Love stir fry, so easy. Great after work choice. I use prepackaged frozen stir fry veggies. - 7/12/13

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  • 0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe! - 7/12/13

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  • Great stir fry! - 6/4/13

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  • Easy & so yummy! - 4/18/13

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  • very easy and tasty! - 3/28/13

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  • This was quick and easy and the flavor was excellent. Will definitely make again. I did some broccoli to bump up the veggies. I also added a little teriyaki marinade sauce to the to the marinade ingredients.
    - 3/20/13

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  • ADD YELLOW AND GREEN PEPPERS TO THIS - 3/8/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    recipe looks good, I will have to try this out soon. - 3/8/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I will try this. I don't understand why people are complaining when something taste bland. Add more seasoning or sauce until it fits your taste. 0_0 either that, or a lame excuse for not knowing how to cook. LOL - 3/8/13

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  • Instead of using extra oil to stir fry veggies, you can just add a little water to your wok and stir fry. SAME RESULTS...just less fat. - 3/8/13

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I just wish the picture showed how it was supposed to look like. The photo is of something very different, it doesn't have the mushrooms, broccoli, carrots only 3 different kinds of peppers and strips of chicken. - 3/8/13

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  • Very Yummy! Kids liked it too! We didn't add any rice or noodles...just had it plain...enjoyed it a lot, but oriental noodles would be great with it! - 2/22/13

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  • Good but I have to agree it needs more flavor next time. Will add more garlic, thai sauce. - 2/12/13

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    If you will look at the recipe there is a picture and also tells amount of ingredients. Some wanted a pic and some wanted to know how much of an ingredient. First I watched the video then read the recipe. I often use frozen stirfry, and was happy to see a good sauce recipe for it. - 2/7/13

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  • I will definitely add more spice next time. - 1/28/13

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  • Love it so light but Filling! - 1/18/13

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  • Not great. very bland. I doubled the garlic, ginger and hot sauce and it was still bland. Also, I didn't understand why you would use roasted peppers vs. fresh for a stir fry, so I used fresh. With all of my additions it was alright. - 1/13/13

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  • Delicious and Easy!! - 1/6/13

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  • Very good! I added a bag of stir fry veggies, doubled the hoisin sauce, and added extra garlic, salt, and pepper to make the sauce extra flavorful. - 12/31/12

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  • I had leftover chicken and used this recipe. Didn't have hoison sauce, so used stir fry sauce. Didn't have Thai hot sauce, so added a tiny bit of red pepper. Used a leftover red pepper, not roasted. It was delicious. I am sure it will be even better if I follow the recipe next time. - 12/13/12

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  • Everyone loved this! I used turkey instead of chicken, and I marinated it for 4 hours with 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce and 1tsp. of the hoisin. Added bamboo shoots, watercress, and Japanese snow peas. Served with brown rice--adding to the dinner rotations list! - 12/4/12

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  • Very easy. I added fresh ginger and used the broccoli slaw. Even the grand kids liked it. - 11/30/12

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  • I made recipe in a medium size fry pan. I should have made it in a very large pan, but I don't think 1 teaspoon of oil would have been enough. It is fairly yummy. Best part is all the good nutrients in this dish!! - 11/18/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds good ,will try real soon - 11/15/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    I love recipes that are quick, delicious and good for you, too! I'm a diabetic, so the carbs fall right in line! - 10/11/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Tried this tonight. Im half Chinese and not really looking forward to giving up my cultural food, but this is pretty darn close. I did have an issue with the rice noodles, and will use rice or a different noodle next time - 9/17/12

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  • Excellent! Enough said. Thank you. - 9/17/12

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  • great - 9/12/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Very good I cooked the meat first and used Stir Fry Sauce for Hoison. Unfortunately, I didn't have broccoli, but I did add some celery. I think this is a recipe that you could vary the vegetables according to what you like and have on hand. - 9/4/12

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  • Made this tonight. I didn't have the hoisin sauce so added a dab of Worcestershire sauce and left the mushrooms out. I also cooked the chicken first. Simple, easy and delicious. - 8/28/12

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  • This was the first attempt My husband both enjoy it will be having it adain - 8/14/12

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  • What an awesome stir fry. To make the process even faster I used lemon pepper roasted chicken from the deli...I like the flavor of the lemon pepper & since it's already cooked & roasted, all that's needed is to slice & cube. Thanks Chef Meg for this great lo-cal stir fry recipe. - 8/13/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    PLANING ON DOING THIS RECIPE LOOKS GOOD AND IS HEALTHY AS WELL!!! I WOULD OMIT MUSHROOMS FOR ASPARAGUS AND BEAN SPROUTS. - 8/13/12

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  • I have a family of 6 and finding foods that everyone will eat is extremely hard. This meal is amazing, we all love it! Served over brown rice the entire family enjoys it! I add extra veggies to it. - 7/27/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Sounds Great! I am making it for dinner tonight! - 7/18/12

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  • To save some time just make your own hoisin sauce. Easy and you can make it to your flavor specifications. This recipe for Stir Fry is awesome and with the veggies is great for you too. - 7/18/12

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  • This recipe was well received by every one, and I will definitely make it again. I did increase both the ginger and garlic to about 1 T, and it was suggested that I increase the Hoisin and Shoyu just slightly, but very good and easy . - 7/17/12

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  • This dish was wonderful. My husband really liked it and he's only recently become a vegetable eater. The only thing I might change would be to have broccoli florets instead of the chopped broccoli. - 7/16/12

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  • Nice and tasty plus easy!! - 7/16/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    sounds good and easy to prepare - 7/16/12

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  • Good
    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Why do your pictures never match your recipe? Recipe calls for cubed chicken, carrots, broccoli, mushrooms, and none of these are in the picture. This picture is obviously not the recipe.

    I make stir-fry like this all the time. exchanging different meats for the chicken. - 7/16/12

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  • What an easy and quick recipe! Thanks! - 7/16/12

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  • I didn't change a single ingredient and we all loved it. - 7/16/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    First: broccoli is an ingredient--not in photo. Yellow bells in photo--not an ingredient. Basically, what's not to love about this chicken stir-fry? Fresh, quick, easy, delicious! I use more soy/hoisin for flavor and use more cornstarch for my sauce, though. - 7/16/12

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  • Incredible!
    0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Gotta do this one. It is my kind of dinner. - 7/16/12

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  • 0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    THIS IS MISNAMED...A veggie dish does NOT contain chicken. - 7/14/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    i made it,minus so many different varieties of sauces and minus the corn starch. was ymmy - 7/14/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 3 people found this review helpful
    . - 6/30/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    It annoys me that the picture is clearly not of the recipe. - 6/30/12

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  • Very Good
    0 of 4 people found this review helpful
    Haven't made this yet, but the ingredients look awesome! what's not to like?? - 6/24/12

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  • 0 of 2 people found this review helpful
    Yummy! - 6/5/12

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  • Very good!! I used flour instead of cornstarch and added sugar snaps. - 5/23/12

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