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  • Writer's pictureAngela, Digital Chef, Africa Analyst

Vegetable Stir Fry - Quedar la shiilay

Recipe name: Quedar la shiilay

Subtitle: vegetable stir fry

Culture: Somalia

Preparation time: 15 minutes

Recipe story:

Easy vegetable stir fry is a mixture of colorful vegetable sautéed in a sweet and savory sauce that makes for a simple weeknight meal.


· 1 large carrot sliced

· 2 cups medium broccoli florets

· 8 oz can baby corn spears drained.

· 8 oz mushroom (white or brown) sliced

· 1 whole pepper(red, yellow, orange)

· 2 tbsp unsalted butter

· 3 garlic cloves peeled and minced

· 2 tsp ginger minced.

Stir fry sauce

· ¼ cup chicken broth

· ½ tsp cornstarch

· 3 tbsp low sodium soy sauce

· 2 tbsp honey

· ¼ tsp hot sauce (optional)


  1. In a large non-stick skillet or wok, over medium heat, heat the oil. Add the vegetable and stir fry about 3 minutes or until vegetables are crisp-tender. Add the butter, garlic, ginger and cook until fragrant.

  2. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients for the stir fry sauce. Pour the sauce over the vegetables and stir.

  3. Turn heat down to medium/ low and cook 3-4 minutes, until sauce thickens, and vegetables are desired tenderness.

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