Kid-Friendly Peanut Butter Stir Fry
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Serves: 4
  • Vegetable or sesame oil
  • 1 pound chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces (can substitute with tofu or shrimp)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tsp grated ginger
  • 6 to 7 cups of broccoli (or mix it up with your favorites), chopped
  • 3 tbsp hot water
  • 3 tbsp peanut butter (chunky works great)
  • 3 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp rice vinegar
  1. Coat a nonstick pan with about 1 tablespoon of oil. Sauté vegetables in oil on medium heat until tender. Set aside in a bowl.
  2. Coat the same pan with another tablespoon oil, and add the garlic and ginger for two minutes, until golden in color. Add chicken and sauté on medium heat until cooked through.
  3. While chicken is cooking, make the sauce by adding hot water to the peanut butter. Whisk until well mixed. Add the remaining ingredients and stir well.
  4. Add the vegetables back in the pan. Add the sauce and toss until thoroughly mixed.
  5. Serve over rice of choice of rice and sprinkle minced peanuts (optional) if you use smooth peanut butter.
Recipe by Maryann Jacobsen at