Easy 10 Minute “Stir-Fry” Recipe

Lazy Girl's Sesame Ginger Stir-Fry

I hesitate to even list this as a recipe. Is there a lazy version of a recipe? Loose guidelines? Yes, this is definitely a list of loose guidelines, not a recipe. Anyways, I’m pretty obsessed with this concoction and how ridiculously easy it is to make. The key ingredients are a slaw (or cruciferous) veggie mix and salad dressing, which are pretty easy to find in any grocery store. It would probably be tastier and more cost effective to buy the whole vegetables, chop them yourself, and make your own dressing with fresh ginger… but let’s be real. It’s a Wednesday night, and I’m a hangry hot mess after work. If I can’t make something for myself in less than 15 minutes most nights, I’m ordering out!

My favorite way to make it is with leftover ground turkey & avocado, but it’s super versatile and you can change up ingredients according to what you have in your fridge. You could easily swap out the turkey for chicken, beef, tofu, more egg… or just skip the protein all together to make a veggie side dish. Don’t have an avocado on hand? You can also top with some sliced almonds for some healthy fats. You get the idea – the only key ingredients are the veggie mix and dressing.

Lazy Girl Sesame Ginger Stir-Fry

Easy Stir-Fry Photo


Amounts listed below are for just 1 serving; just multiply the ingredients for more servings
  • 2 servings of a raw veggie slaw or cruciferous vegetable mix (I like using HEB’s Power Slaw or Trader Joe’s Cruciferous Crunch)
  • Newman’s Own Sesame Ginger Dressing
  • 40 grams Avocado
  • 3oz cooked ground lean turkey
  • Coconut Aminos (optional topping)
  • 1 egg (optional topping)
  • Non-stick cooking spray or oil

Calories & Macros (if made exactly as outline above): 320 calories, 17g carbs, 21g protein, 18g fat

Quick Cooking Directions:

Put the veggies in a wok with a little bit of oil (I do a couple spritzes of oil from a Misto). Once the veggies start to become a little tender (I like to make sure they still have some crispness to them), add in the sesame ginger dressing. Cook for about 1 minute and then add in the ground turkey and cook for 1 more minute. Then top the mixture with avocado and an egg (I usually cook the egg in a separate pan).

Like I said: not a recipe, loose guidelines. All in all it takes me only 5-10 minutes to make and still tastes pretty damn good.

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