Stir-Fry Freezer Meals
Cooking time45 min
If you are looking for a dish that offers everything you need for dinner in one package, this stir-fry freezer meals recipe is the best option available. The rice should be prepared according to the package directions.
When you finish that task, rice needs to be spread on a baking sheet.
Let it cool.
Then, it should be transferred to a container or freezer bag.
The next step is to place the chicken in a pot.
Garlic and bay leaf should be added.
Water needs to be poured in to cover the chicken.
Bring to a boil over medium to high heat.
Now, the heat should be turned low.
You must cover the pot.
Simmer until cooked for 10 to 13 minutes.
The next step is to slice the chicken.
Then, each slice should be further divided into bite-size pieces.
You have to line the baking sheet.
The chicken should be laid in a single layer over 1/3.of the baking sheet.
Now, you slice the pepper into bite-sized pieces.
The ends from the sugar snap peas must be trimmed.
The vegetables must be arranged in a single layer over the remaining space on the baking sheet.
The next step is to freeze the vegetables and chicken for at least 4 hours until they become solid.
Now, the chicken should be placed in one freezer bag and frozen vegetables in the second bag.
It is the time to prepare the sauce.
The ingredients for the sauce must be whisked together.
Pour into a freezer bag.
All ingredients including chicken, rice, vegetables and sauce (stir-fry dinner) can be kept in a large freezer bag even up to 3 months and you should always make sure that they are vacuum-sealed.
Whenever you want, you can take out the sauce and defrost it before start using.
The chicken and vegetables should be heated in a skillet for 4 to 6 minutes before use.
Finally, sauce can be poured over the chicken and vegetables.
The dish is ready to serve.
- #For stir-fry base #
- Chicken breast or thighs – 1 pound.
- Bay leaf – 1 no.
- Uncooked brown or white rice – 1/2 cup.
- Garlic cloves – 2 nos. (They should be smashed).
- Sugar snap peas – 1 cup.
- Bell pepper – 1 no.
- #For stir-fry sauce#
- Dry sherry – 2 tablespoons.
- Sesame oil – 1 teaspoon.
- Soy sauce – 2 tablespoons.
- Brown sugar – 2 tablespoons.
- Water, chicken broth or vegetable broth – 2 tablespoons.
- Rice wine vinegar – 1 tablespoon.
- Cornstarch – 1 teaspoon (Optional).