Chinese Stir Fry with Vegetables



Stir Fry Sauce:

Noodles or Steamed Rice:


  1. Heat oil in a wok on medium-high heat.
  2. Add onion and cook for 5 minutes until it begins to soften and become golden in color.
  3. Turn heat down to medium.
  4. Add garlic, carrots, and yellow pepper. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes until vegetables are tender.
  5. Add broccoli, broccoli stems (see my techniques page on how to peel broccoli stems), and optional baby corn.
  6. Cook for 5 to 10 minutes with wok lid on, or until broccoli is just barely tender.
  7. Remove lid and set it aside.
  8. Add pea pods and cabbage.
  9. Add 3 tablespoons of the stir fry sauce.
  10. Toss sauce into vegetable mixture and cook on medium heat for 5 minutes.
  11. If you are making stir fry with soba noodles, add the cooked noodles and remaining stir fry sauce to the wok, toss and serve.
  12. If you are serving stir fry on steamed rice, cook stir fry as directed above, adding all of remaining stir fry sauce to vegetables. Skip steps for noodles. Serve stir fry with steamed rice.


Serves a family of four.

Looking for a chicken or pork stir fry recipe? Try Chinese stir-fry with chicken or Chinese stir-fry with pork.

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