Peanut Stir Fry

Hello, Beans!

Well, I say morning, it’s nearly afternoon as I’m writing this. A late start this morning despite being awake normal time doing my workout. Oh well. It’s a Sunday so it’s allowed. Today I have a recipe I’ve been working on for a Stir Fry. It’s a little lazy because I use a packet stir fry mix. This means that it’s great for a quick meal though! A win for me. Hope you enjoy!

Note – I haven’t placed this through the CRON-O-Meter but I did work out that following this recipe the calories are 523.


One packet of stir fry mix – I used Waitrose ribbon stir fry mix.
70g Mushrooms
1/2 Pepper
1 Tin unsalted Sweetcorn
2 Cups spinach
2Tbsp Tahini
1Tbsp Olive Oil
2 Small handfuls of cashews
60g Rice noodles
1Tbsp Coriander
1Tbsp Garlic powder or 1 Garlic Clove
1Tbsp Ginger
1Tbsp Parsley
1Tsp Chilli flakes or Chilli powder
1Tsp Tumeric
Juice of 1/2 a lemon
Pepper & salt

Soy Sauce (optional) I don’t bother. If you want to include it I would sprinkle it on the noodles before popping them in the pan with the rest of the stuff.


Firstly, measure out your noodles. Boil some water and put them on a light simmer. Rice noodles don’t take long to cook.

Chop up your mushrooms into either small pieces or slices and fry them on a medium to high heat for 5 minutes in a large frying pan with the olive oil. Once your mushrooms are softened, turn to a medium heat and add the stir fry mix and sweetcorn. Fry for another 5 minutes.

At this point add the all your other ingredients other than the spinach, tahini and cashews. All of your herbs, spices and lemon juice. Give it a good mix.

Once your noodles are done, drain and rinse them before adding to the pan. Give it another good mix and then add your Tahini and spinach. Give it a good mix and lower the heat.

Last step. Add some of your cashews to the pan before giving it a final stir and serving it up. Once served up add some cashews on top and some coriander.

A delicious peanut stir-fry.  This is a very filling meal and pretty darn healthy as well. Stir fries are a good go-to meal because they are quick and easy and a good way to fill up on veg. The combinations for stir fry and endless so have fun with it and make it your own. The great thing about stir-fries as well is that it’s common to not have meat in them so it’s good for none vegans and vegans alike.


Thanks, Beans,