Many readers have told me that they are interested in quick and easy recipes that can be made in just 30 minutes or less. Today I’m really excited to share this easy and delicious Japanese Stir Fry Vegetables dish called Yasai Itame (????).In Japanese, “yasai (??)” means vegetables and “itame (??)” is a noun form for verb “itameru (???)” which means stir fry.From the name you might assume it’s a vegetarian dish; however, Yasai Itame usually contains a small amount of thinly sliced pork or sausages.FYI, I have this recipe also categorized as vegetarian & vegan as you can easily make this into vegetarian/vegan friendly recipe by omitting the meat and oyster sauce. It’s not by mistake – I just didn’t want my vegetarian/vegan readers to miss this delicious recipe.
Why Stir Fry Vegetables"I don’t know the exact history of this simple dish, but it has been around for many many years and mostly cooked at home. You might see this dish served as Teishoku ?? (lunch/dinner set) at Japanese diners. Personally, I feel this dish is underrated and I want to share the reasons why this dish should be made and enjoyed more often.It’s quick! – No time to cook" Throw in some ingredients and it’s ready to serve in just 15 minutes. Plus, this is an ideal summer dish as you don’t have to stay in your kitchen for too long.It’s nutritious! – It’s got vegetables and meat in one dish. And not just one kind of vegetables, but several colorful vegetables.It’s easy! – Once you learn a few tips on how to stir fry, it becomes a very handy kitchen skill.It’s versatile! – Don’t worry too much about what goes well together. Stir fry dishes is great for using small bits and pieces of ingredients hidden in the refrigerator. You got one shiitake mushroom" Stir it in!It’s super simple, but DELICIOUS! – This is ...