I forgot to take a picture but a stir fry looks like a stir fry. Tonight was leftover roast beef, one of my favorites. I picked up some mushrooms and ginger at the market and got the rice going when I got home. I started with a quarter cup of brown basmati rice. Then covered the bottom of the quarter cup measure with brown basmati, added a layer of pearl barley and filled the measure with red thai or red basmati rice. For the liquid I used half chicken stock and half water, added some salt and pepper and put it on to cook.
In my largest frying pan I browned a diced onion till it was golden in some oil with a few drops of sesame oil. Then I added the sliced mushrooms and browned them. The meat went in next, which was a mistake, I should have waited till the end to put it in. I shook a bit of flour on the browning meat so it will thicken the sauce. Next went in the carrots and celery for a quick sweat. Next a tablespoon of stock in the frying pan to make a little sauce. I had the broccoli crowns steaming so when they were almost done I drained and added them to the frying pan. Add the peeled finely chopped ginger root, I used a piece about the size of my thumb. Toss it all together, add some soy sauce to season and it's done. Plate over the rice and enjoy a delicious gingery meal.