New help for dinner on Saturday

SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
Hi girls, I need your help. I am looking for two recipes. One is a stir fry recipe i have a wok and i would love to use it i will be using chicken so if anyone has a recipe that would be great. Also i want to make a 7up cake if anyone has a recipe for 7up cake that would be wonderful. TIA

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  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Chinese Chicken & Vegetable Stir Fry

    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 tablespoon sherry
    1 teaspoon sesame oil
    1 teaspoon cornflour
    4 small chicken breasts, meat only, cut into strips
    2oz spring onions, sliced
    2 cloves garlic, crushed
    1 tablespoon corn oil
    8oz broccoli, cut into small florets
    4oz baby corn, cut in 1/2 lengthways
    1 medium red pepper, cut into strips
    8oz carrots, cut into thin strips
    4oz mushrooms, sliced
    1 medium onion, finely chopped

    Mix the soy sauce, sherry, sesame oil and cornflour to make a marinade. Add the chicken and marinate for 30 minutes or longer. Stir fry the onion and garlic in half the oil for 2 minutes. Add the chicken and marinade to the pan, stir fry for 10 minutes and set aside. Stir fry the broccoli, baby corn, red pepper and carrots in the remaining oil for 5 minutes, add the spring onions and mushrooms and stir fry for a further 3 minutes. Return the chicken to the pan, cook for a further 3 minutes and serve - great with rice!

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    This one isn't full-fledged stir-fry, but I like to make it and have veggies cooked separately.

    Chicken Fried Rice
    Recipe By : Maryalyce

    1 cup chicken -- cooked and diced
    1 tablespoon soy sauce
    1 cup uncooked slow cook rice
    1/4 cup salad oil
    2 1/2 cups chicken broth
    1/2 cup green onion -- chopped
    1/4 cup celery -- thinly sliced
    2 eggs -- slightly beaten
    1 cup lettuce -- finely shredded

    Combine chicken and soy sauce let stand 15 min. Cook rice in hot oil over medium heat til golden brown (may smoke) stir frequently. Reduce heat, add chicken,soy sauce mixture and broth to rice simmer covered 20-25 min or until rice is tender. Remove cover last few minutes to allow evaporation. Stir in onion and celery. Cook uncovered until liquid is absorbed. Push rice mixture to side add eggs and cook til almost set. Blend egg into rice. Stir in lettuce and serve immediately.
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Thank you so much Tara. They sound wonderful.
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    I found this recipe for 7 UP cake at allrecipes.com. I've never tried it myself but it sounds good. Let us know how it turns out if you make it!

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    7 UP Cake

    1 1/2 cups butter
    3 cups white sugar
    5 eggs
    3 cups all-purpose flour
    2 teaspoons lemon extract
    3/4 cup 7 UP or lemon-lime flavored carbonated beverage


    1 Cream together the butter and sugar for 20 minutes. Add eggs, one at a time. Add flour, lemon extract and fold in the 7UP™ soft drink.
    2 Pour into a well-greased 12 cup Bundt pan. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 60 to 75 minutes.


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