Shrimp and Veggie Stir Fry – Happy Chinese New Year!

Need a high-speed and nutritious meal for a weeknight supper?  Here’s my simple version of a shrimp and veggie stir fry supper.  Stir fry dishes are always my go to meal whenever I need something under 30 minutes.  You can get as fancy as you want to, or just utilize the ingredients you have in the refrigerator before the expiry date.  I had some medium size shrimp and tons of fresh vegetables, so I put the sous chef to work (aka my husband) and in no time we were sitting down to a delicious stir fry over jasmine rice.  So here’s how I went about it.

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Slow Cooker Coq Au Vin

Coq Au Vin.  It does sound exotic doesn’t it?  The literal French translation is “Cock of the Wine” or more like “Cock cooked in wine”.  When I think of coq au vin, Julia’s name pops to mind.  Julia Child, was an American author, chef and television personality.  She moved to France and enrolled in a cooking school where she developed a penchant for French cuisine.   It was her wish to simplify some of the French dishes and bring them across the pond, thus making it less fussy for American cuisines.

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