The Art of Crafting a Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Hello, everyone! Elaina here, your trusted culinary companion from Flavour Food and Wine. Today, we’re setting sail on a gastronomic adventure, exploring the delightful intricacies of a dish that holds a special place in my heart – the Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry. This vibrant dish is a symphony of flavors, combining the fresh bounty of the sea with the earthy crunch of garden vegetables, all harmoniously bound by a savory sauce. So, fasten your aprons and ignite your taste buds as we delve into the art of creating this culinary masterpiece!

Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry Recipe

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Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry

Enjoy this delicious and healthy seafood stir-fry, just serve with some rice to complete your meal!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Canada
Servings 4 people
Calories 204 kcal


  • 1 skillet
  • 1 serving dish


  • 1 green bell pepper thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 cup green onion sliced into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/2 cup dry white wine
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 lb. Seafood mix scallop, fish, squid, shrimp
  • sea salt and black pepper to taste


  • In a large wok or a skillet, heat your olive oil over medium heat. Stir-fry your onion and garlic until fragrant, for about 3 minutes.
  • Add the bell pepper, wine, and carrot to the wok, cooking for approximately 5-minutes.
  • Add the seafood mix to the wok, along with Worcestershire sauce, oyster sauce, and green onion. Cook for an additional 4-minutes, stirring occasionally. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer the seafood mixture into a serving dish.
  • Serve and Enjoy!


Keyword carrot, Seafood mix

About Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry

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The Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry is more than just a dish; it’s a celebration of flavors and textures. The succulent seafood, crunchy vegetables, and the savory sauce all come together in a harmonious blend that dances on your palate. It’s a dish that brings the bounty of the sea and the earth to your plate!

Cooking Tips for a Perfect Stir-Fry

Let’s jump into some tips that can take your Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry to the next level:

  • Seafood Selection: Use a mix of shrimp, scallops, and squid for a variety of textures and flavors. Ensure they are fresh or properly thawed if frozen.
  • Vegetable Crunch: Keep your vegetables crisp by stir-frying them quickly on high heat. Overcooking can make them lose their crunch.
  • Sauce Matters: The sauce can make or break your stir-fry. Balance the flavors of soy sauce, oyster sauce, and a hint of sugar.
  • Stir-Fry Sequence: Always start with the seafood, remove it from the pan, then stir-fry the vegetables, and finally add the seafood back in with the sauce.
  • The Right Pan: A wok is ideal for stir-frying as its shape allows for even heat distribution. If you don’t have one, a large frying pan will do.

Serving Suggestions: Unleash Your Creativity!

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  • Classic Style: Serve your stir-fry over a bed of steamed jasmine rice for a traditional touch.
  • Noodle Delight: Toss it with some cooked noodles for a quick and satisfying seafood lo mein.
  • Healthy Option: For a low-carb version, serve your stir-fry with cauliflower rice or zoodles (zucchini noodles).
  • Fusion Twist: Wrap your stir-fry in tortillas for an exciting fusion-style seafood taco.
  • Party Platter: Serve the stir-fry in lettuce cups for a fun and interactive party appetizer.

FAQs: Clearing Your Doubts

  • Can I use other types of seafood? Absolutely! Feel free to add clams, mussels, or even chunks of fish.
  • What other vegetables can I use? Broccoli, bell peppers, snow peas, or baby corn would all be great additions.
  • Can I make this dish spicy? Yes, you can! Add some chili flakes or fresh chilies while stir-frying.
  • Can I prepare this dish ahead of time? Stir-fries are best served fresh, but you can prep your ingredients ahead of time.
  • Can I make this dish vegetarian? Definitely! Replace the seafood with tofu or a mix of your favorite veggies.

Creating a Mixed Seafood and Vegetable Stir-Fry is not just about following a recipe; it’s about enjoying the process, the sizzle of the pan, the aroma of the ingredients coming together, and the satisfaction of creating a dish that’s vibrant and flavorful. So, grab your wok and let’s stir up some deliciousness!

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