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Braised Chinese Lettuce and Chestnuts

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 2 Or
  • 3 Dried scallops
  • 15 Chestnuts
  • 1 lb Chinese lettuce
  • 1 Or
  • 2 tb Oil
  • 1 c Stock
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Cornstarch
  • 2 tb Water


1. Soak dried scallops.

2. Shell chestnuts. Cut Chinese lettuce in 2-inch cubes and blanch. Shred

3. Heat oil. Add lettuce and stir-fry to coat with oil.

4. Add stock, salt, scallops and chestnuts. Bring to a boil; then simmer,
covered, until chestnuts are soft (about 20 minutes).

5. Blend cornstarch and cold water to a paste; then stir in to thicken.
Serve hot in a deep bowl. VARIATION: In step 3, add with the lettuce, dried
mushrooms (soaked), sliced.

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