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Who hasn’t enjoyed ending a Chinese dinner out withe the fun of opening a fortune cookie?   And who knew today was a day to celebrate that?  Fortune Cookie Day is today!

Earlier this year I was given a lovely bowl with chopsticks.  Last night I decided to fill it up with stir-fry veggies, chicken and rice. new-bowl-w-chopsticks

I simply took 3/4 cup of rice and added it to 1 cup of water and cooked it for twenty minutes. While the rice was cooking, I also put three boneless/skinless chicken thighs in a skillet to saute.  Once those were thoroughly cooked,  I cut into small pieces.  I also minced up ginger and garlic that I added to broccoli, carrots and cabbage to stir fry.   I used some chicken broth and soy sauce to add flavor.   You can see the finished dish in the saute pan here.supper-cooking

 

Here is the finished dish, which I topped off with sesame seeds and crispy rice noodles.  dinner-mon-nightdirty-pans-to-clean

Once the dinner was eaten, all I had left to do was dishes…..amazing how making a simple dish like this can take so many dishes to make! Clean up wasn’t all that tough and before I knew it, it was done.

Since it is Fortune Cookie Day, let me wish you good fortunes.  And maybe you will want to try this simple recipe for dinner tonight or sometime soon.

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