Tired of second rate homemade stir fries that lack that the aromatic flavours and moreishness of your favourite local take away? Arm yourself with 10 simple stir fry tips and a delicious stir fry will be all yours in the time it takes for that take-out.
This handy infographic from cooksmarts (below) breaks down the preparation and technique behind a stir fry into a series of easy to follow steps that will appeal to vegans, vegetarians and meat eaters alike.
Essentially all stir frys start with a protein, from squid to seitan, some aromatics and a mix of your favourite veg fried along with a delicious sauce of your choosing.
And there you have it, a fast, simple, inexpensive and tasty dish at your fingertips.
If you're stuck for inspiration there are 27 tried and tested combos to choose from, or you could always come up with you own signature stir fry.
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