Spice Up Your Life Stir Fry

“This is a colorful stir-fry. The vegetables are cooked in a marvelously aromatic sauce, which combines peanuts, pine nuts, chili, coconut, coriander, and turmeric.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. To make the nut sauce, grind the peanuts and pine nuts in a blender or chop very finely.
  2. Put into a small pan with the hot chili sauce, coconut milk, soy sauce, ground coriander, ground turmeric, cumin, and dark brown sugar.
  3. Set over low heat and simmer gently for 3-4 minutes.
  4. Set aside and keep warm until required.
  5. Heat the sesame oil in a wok or large, heavy-bottomed skillet.
  6. Add the shallots, garlic, and chiles and stir-fry over medium heat for 2 minutes.
  7. Add the carrot, bell peppers, zucchini,and sugar-snap peas to the pan and stir-fry for 2 more minutes.
  8. Add the mushrooms, chestnuts, ginger, lime rind and juice, and fresh cilantro and stir-fry briskly for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables are cooked, yet crisp.
  9. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  10. Divide the stir-fry among 4 warmed serving plates and garnish with slices of lime.
  11. Transfer the nut sauce to a serving bowl and serve immediately with the vegetables.
  12. Enjoy!

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