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Is it possible to freeze stir-fried vegetables?

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where I live, I have fresh vegetables (about a month old) delivered every 6 weeks or so. So I have to go about a month without fresh produce until the next shipment arrives.
In the past I tried the blanching and freezing technique, but I found it hard to have enough ice to cool the water down, space in the freezer to place the sheet pans to allow them to snap freeze.
Recently I had the great idea of buying the frozen bagged iced and single veggies such as broccoli and cauliflower, but it turns out that it's all just old stalks and they are near translucent, and to be honest I'd rather open up a can of mixed vegetables and eat that.

My last option is to do a stir fry and then portion and freeze that. Is that even an option? And would I need to cook the veggies all the way through? I like crunchy stir frys, but I am more then happy to forgo that and just have some veggies full stop.

A shipment has just arrived 'on island' and I'm ready to strike while the irons hot!

Hope someone can help :-)

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