Pot Sticker Soup


6 cups Chicken Broth

1 cup Water

20 Frozen Pot Stickers or 20 Fresh Pot Sticker https://crumbsinmymustachio.wordpress.com/2013/07/31/Pot-Stickers/

16 ounces Frozen Stir fry blend veggies or fresh veggies of your choice

1 Tbsp minced ginger

2 sauce packets (from frozen potsticker package) or 1/4 cup of dipping sauce from fresh potsticker recipe

2 Tbsp cornstarch

3 green onions chopped

Combine Broth and water in a large sauce pot and bring to a boil. If you are using fresh veggies add them now and cook till soft. If using frozen veggies add after broth boils with potstickers (fresh or frozen) and ginger, return to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Mix sauce and cornstarch.  Stir into soup, simmer about 2 minutes or until soup thickens a little. Add green onions. Season with salt and pepper to taste and ENJOY 🙂

Easy Weeknight Chicken Chow Mein


1 package chow mein noodles, boiled and rinsed

4 Tbsp oil

2 boneless chicken breasts, sliced into cubes

1 bag of frozen stir fry veggies, cooked

1 can bamboo shoots

1 can water chestnuts

1 can baby corns

You can change the veggies or use fresh to suit your family 

1 Tbsp soy sauce

1 cup chicken stock

1-1/2 tsp corn starch dissolved in 1 Tbsp water

2 green onions, diced

Boil your noodles, drain rinse and set aside. Cook your frozen stir fry veggies and set aside. Heat 2 Tbsp oil in a large skillet or wok. Add noodles and stir fry for 2-3 minutes on medium high. Remove and set aside. Add 2 Tbsp more of oil to your skillet or wok and cook chicken until browned slightly and cooked all the way through. Add your stir fry veggies, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts and corn. Mix well. Season with soy sauce and add stock. Bring your mixture to a boil. Stir in cornstarch mixture to thicken. Add green onions and noodles. Mix well and serve when heated. ENJOY 🙂