Vegetarian Thai Food: Rainbow Thai Stir-Fry Recipe

Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

The colors in this quick stir-fry showcase the beauty of summer harvest while the chili garlic lime sauce brings out the taste of Asia. The sauce is also quite versatile. Omit the lime for a chili garlic sauce, add extra garlic for a Thai garlic sauce or add szechuan sauce for a spicier dish. I must also confess that I totally tricked my husband with this recipe... I slipped in kale (something he claims he hates and refuses to eat). He certainly liked his kale tonight!


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Recipe:Rainbow Thai Stir-Fry

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Prep time: | Cook time: | Total: | 2 servings


As the name suggests, this stir-fry is stunning it's so colorful. It's also a great way to slip kale into a meal if you're trying it for the first time (or still warming up to it). Cubed tofu, snap peas and mushrooms also make a nice addition to this dish.

Chef's note: For a thicker sauce or glaze, add 1 tbsp of cornstarch mixed into 3 tbsp of water. 



Line a large skillet or wok with water and cook vegetables over high heat until fork tender but still fairly crisp, about 7-10 minutes. Meanwhile whisk remaining ingredients (except edamame) together to make a sauce. Once vegetables are cooked, pour sauce over top and cook for another 2-3 minutes, allowing the sauce to thicken up a bit. Add edamame, stir until everything is fully incorporated and serve over brown rice.