If you’re short on time, this 10-Minute Healthy Stir Fry is the perfect thing to enjoy on a hectic weeknight. Simply boil brown rice ramen noodles, slice up whatever veggies you have on hand, and whip up the delicious and incredibly easy Ginger Almond Stir Fry Sauce! Plant-based and fiber-rich with a creamy sauce, my 10-Minute Healthy Stir Fry is a nutritious time-saver.
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
What (your ingredients):
2 squares brown rice ramen noodles
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon sesame oil
8 oz. package mushrooms, sliced thinly
6 oz. package snap peas
1 yellow pepper, sliced thinly
Ginger Almond Stir Fry Sauce:
1 tablespoon arrowroot starch or corn starch
1 tablespoon almond butter
1 tablespoon coconut aminos or soy sauce
1 teaspoon maple syrup
½ teaspoon ground ginger
¼ cup water
How (your directions):
Fill a large pot with water and bring to a boil. Once water is boiling, add salt and ramen squares. Cook according to package instructions, about 4 minutes.
Meanwhile, heat sesame oil in a wok over high heat. Add mushrooms, snap peas, and yellow pepper. Cook on high for 3 minutes.
Once noodles are finished cooking, drain and rinse. Set aside.
Add all sauce ingredients to a bowl and whisk with a fork. Add sauce and noodle to vegetable mixture and stir to combine for 30-60 seconds.
Serve immediately! Salt and pepper to taste.
Why (the science): Mushrooms are high in antioxidants, specifically selenium and glutathione, which lower inflammation and reduce cell damage.