Puffed Millet and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Enjoy a delightful and healthy stir-fry featuring Grainwell Puffed Millet. This recipe combines the nutty, crunchy texture of puffed millet with a medley of colorful vegetables, creating a nutritious and satisfying dish. Perfect for lunch or dinner, this stir-fry is both gluten-free and vegan, making it a versatile option for various dietary preferences.

Ingredients

1 cup Grainwell Puffed Millet
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 red bell pepper, julienned
1 yellow bell pepper, julienned
1 medium carrot, julienned
1 small zucchini, julienned
1 cup broccoli florets
1 cup snap peas, trimmed
2 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari for gluten-free)
1 tablespoon rice vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro
1 tablespoon sesame seeds (optional)
Salt and pepper to taste

Instruction

1. Prepare the Vegetables:

  • Wash and julienne the red bell pepper, yellow bell pepper, carrot, and zucchini.
  • Trim the snap peas and cut the broccoli into small florets.

2. Cook the Vegetables:

  • Heat the olive oil in a large skillet or wok over medium-high heat.
  • Add the sliced onion and cook until it becomes translucent, about 3-4 minutes.
  • Add the minced garlic and grated ginger, and saut√© for an additional 1 minute until fragrant.
  • Add the julienned carrots and cook for 2 minutes, followed by the bell peppers, snap peas, and broccoli florets. Stir-fry for about 5-6 minutes until the vegetables are tender-crisp.

3. Add the Puffed Millet:

  • Reduce the heat to medium and add the Grainwell Puffed Millet to the skillet. Stir well to combine with the vegetables.

4. Season the Stir-Fry:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sesame oil, and red pepper flakes (if using). Pour this sauce over the vegetable and puffed millet mixture.
  • Stir everything together, ensuring the vegetables and puffed millet are evenly coated with the sauce. Cook for an additional 2-3 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.

5. Finish and Serve:

  • Taste the stir-fry and season with salt and pepper as needed.
  • Remove the skillet from the heat and sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro and sesame seeds (if using) for added flavor and texture.

Serving Options:

  1. Serve the Puffed Millet and Vegetable Stir-Fry hot, either on its own or over a bed of steamed rice or quinoa for a more substantial meal.
  2. Garnish with additional fresh cilantro and a drizzle of sesame oil for extra richness.
Puffed Millet and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Enjoying Grainwell Puffed Millet

Grainwell Puffed Millet adds a delightful crunch and nutty flavor to the stir-fry, enhancing the overall texture and taste of the dish. Its light and airy consistency pairs perfectly with the tender-crisp vegetables, creating a harmonious balance of flavors. This versatile ingredient can also be sprinkled over salads, mixed into soups, or used as a topping for smoothie bowls to add a nutritious and crunchy element to various meals.

Grainwell Puffed Millet is not only a healthy addition to this stir-fry but also a fantastic way to elevate the nutritional value and texture of numerous other dishes. Enjoy the delightful crunch and wholesome goodness of this unique ingredient in your everyday cooking!