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Enjoy making this Chinese vegetable stir fry as part of your Chinese New Year celebrations and learning. It is an easy, healthy meal to try in the classroom.



vegetable-stir-fry cny

Ingredients needed:

  • 1 garlic clove (crushed)
  • 3 thinly sliced spring onions
  • 1 small chopped onion
  • 2 sliced carrots
  • 1 red pepper (sliced)
  • 1 good sized broccoli
  • 1 handful of water chestnuts (sliced)
  • soy sauce
  • sesame oil

What we used:

  • 1 chopping board
  • 1 wok
  • containers
  • 1 wooden spoon
  • 1 kettle
  • 1 colander

How to make:

Firstly, blanch broccoli in boiling water for one minute, remove and drain. Place into a container and add the spring onions, red pepper, carrots and the water chestnuts. Mix the garlic and the onions together into a separate container.

Next, heat the wok and add a splash of sesame oil, stir for a minute then add the onion and garlic. Mix well for about 5 mins before you add the vegetables.

Using a wooden spoon stir the vegetables until they have stared to go soft and add a tablespoon or 2 of soy sauce.

Stir together and serve.

Tip: Why not try the traditional way of eating the stir fry by using chopsticks.

N.B. Always risk assess for allergies or intolerance’s.

Read about the traditions and celebrations of chinese new year below:

Chinese New Year Celebrations

A big thank you  to Annkie Cheung and family for all the help with both the key fact cards and the wonderful and tasty recipe idea!


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