By Eniolá Abdulroqeeb Arówólò
Spaghetti Stir-Fry is a delicious and easy-to-make dish that combines the flavors of stir-fried vegetables and a savory sauce with tender pasta.
It’s a versatile meal that allows you to use various vegetables and protein sources like chicken, shrimp, or tofu.
Here’s a step-by-step explanation of how to make Spaghetti Stir-Fry:
– Mixed vegetables (e.g., bell peppers, broccoli, carrots)
– Protein of your choice (e.g., chicken, shrimp, tofu)
– Garlic, minced
– Soy sauce
– Oyster sauce
– Sesame oil
– Salt and pepper to taste
– Optional garnishes: chopped green onions, crushed red pepper flakes
1. Boil the Spaghetti:
– Fill a large pot with water and bring it to a boil.
– Add a pinch of salt and cook the spaghetti according to the package instructions until it’s al dente.
– Drain the cooked spaghetti and set it aside.
2. Prepare the Sauce:
– In a small bowl, mix together the soy sauce, oyster sauce, and sesame oil.
Set the sauce aside.
3. Cook the Protein:
– Heat one tablespoon of vegetable oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
– Add the protein of your choice and cook until it’s browned and fully cooked.
Remove it from the skillet and set it aside.
4. Stir-Fry the Vegetables:
– In the same skillet, add the remaining tablespoon of vegetable oil.
– Add the minced garlic and stir-fry for about 30 seconds until fragrant.
– Add the sliced vegetables and stir-fry for 3-5 minutes until they are tender-crisp.
5. Combine Everything:
– Return the cooked protein to the skillet with the vegetables. – Pour the sauce over the mixture and toss to combine.
Cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
6. Add the Spaghetti:
– Add the cooked spaghetti to the skillet and gently toss everything together, ensuring the sauce coats all the ingredients evenly.
7. Season and Garnish:
– Taste the stir-fry and season with salt and pepper as needed.
– If desired, garnish with chopped green onions and crushed red pepper flakes for extra flavor and a touch of heat.
– Transfer the Spaghetti Stir-Fry to serving plates and enjoy your delicious homemade meal!