Veggie Stir-Fry With Ginger USDA Recipe for Family Child Care

Age Group: Ages 3-5
Serving Size: 6
The standout ingredient in this flavorful dish is ginger. Ginger is a very aromatic spice that is popular throughout China, particularly in Szechuan and Cantonese inspired recipes. Give your menu new life with this simple side dish.
CACFP CREDITING INFORMATION
¼ cup provides ¼ cup vegetable.
SOURCE
Team Nutrition CACFP Multicultural Recipe Project.
https://teamnutrition.usda.gov
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Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, whisk together water, cornstarch, sugar, and salt until smooth. Set aside.
  • Heat oil on medium–high heat in a wok or small skillet.
  • Add carrots, green beans, and broccoli to the hot skillet. Cook for 3 minutes. Stir frequently.
  • Add ginger and cook 2–3 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Heat to 140 °F for at least 15 seconds.
  • Add mixture from step 1 and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Cook until vegetables are coated with sauce.
  • Serve ¼ cup.
    Critical Control Point: Hold at 140 °F or higher.

Nutrition INFORMATION

Veggie Stir-Fry With Ginger USDA Recipe for Family Child Care
Amount Per Serving
 
0 ¼ cup
Calories
23
Total Fat
 
1
g
2
%
Saturated Fat
 
0
g
0
%
Sodium
 
104
mg
5
%
Total Carbohydrate
 
3
g
1
%
Dietary Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Total Sugars
 
1
g
1
%
Protein
 
1
g
2
%
Calcium
 
16
mg
2
%
Iron
 
0
mg
0
%
N/A=data not available
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Yield / Volume