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Asparagus Braise

A very lovely party dish, especially in spring, when asparagus is available.

Type: Vegetables
Serves: 4 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 lb 227g / 8ozAsparagus - thinly sliced along the diagonal
1/2 cup 118mlBamboo shoots - sliced
1/2 cup 118mlWater chestnuts - sliced
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozCelery - sliced diagonally
1 cup 110g / 3.9ozCelery stalk - sliced (large)
1 cup 237mlFresh mushrooms - sliced
3/4 cup 177mlCanned mushrooms
1/2 cup 118mlCashews - (opt)
3 tablespoons 45mlOil

Recipe Instructions

Clean and prepare vegetables. Heat oil in wok to smoking point. Stir fry asparagus in wok for about 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low medium, cover wok and cook asparagus for 5 more minutes, lifting cover 3-4 times to stir it.

At the end of 5 minutes, add all the other ingredients except cashews raise heat 1 notch, stir fry 3 minutes with cover over wok. Lift cover at least once or twice to stir vegetables, so all will be cooked through. Place food in platter, if desired sprinkle cashews over all.

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