This Friday Menu is a little different then most!

Happy Happy Friday everyone!! Awww yes, the weekend is here.

What are your weekend cooking plans? Maybe some Asian food? This Friday’s Menu has a little change to it.

This time I decided to throw in a different cuisine. One of my favorites, Asian fusion Stir Fry.

Friday Menu

Appetizer: Avocado & Lime Salad

Main: Orange & Ginger Beef Stir Fry

Dessert: Mango parfait

 

Avocado & Lime Salad Recipe
Ingredients:
  • 2 avocados
  • 3 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt & pepper
Directions:

1. Remove the pit from the avocados.
2. Slice the avocados. Plate on a platter.
3. Whisk together the lime juice, garlic, and olive oil. Add seasoning.
4. Pour dressing over the avocados.

Orange & Ginger Beef Stir Fry Recipe
Ingredients:
  • 3/4 cup of orange juice
  • 3 tablespoons of soy sauce
  • 2 teaspoons of grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon of garlic powder
  • A pinch of red pepper flakes
  • 1 pound of beef sirloin steak cut into thin strips
  • 1 tablespoon of sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon of honey
  • 1 teaspoon of cornstarch
  • 1 zucchini diced
  • 1 bunch of broccoli diced
  • 1 bunch of scallions diced
Directions:

1. Mix the orange juice, soy sauce, grated ginger, and garlic powder in a medium bowl.
Whisk to combine.

2. Place the beef in a large plastic bag and add 1/4 cup of the sauce and chill in a refrigerator for 15 minutes.

3. Heat a saucepan on medium high heat.

4. Add the prepared beef to the pan. Cook the beef for about 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Add in the prepared vegetables. Sauté the vegetables for about 4 minutes.

6. Mix the rest of the sauce with cornstarch and honey and whisk.

7. Stir the sauce into the skillet. Bring the sauce to a boil for about one minute.

8. Add in the beef and cook until the beef is done.

 

Mango Parfait Recipe

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups plain Greek yogurt
  • 1/2 cup pineapple(chopped)
  • 1/4 cup mango (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup toasted coconut
  • 1 tsp of coconut rum

Directions:

  1. In a pie dish, begin layering pineapple and mango slices.
  2. Combine the Greek yogurt with 1 tsp of coconut rum.
  3. Layer half the yogurt over the fruit and then repeat the layers.
  4. Chill in the refrigerator for about 35 minutes.

 

Kali Orexi!!

 

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