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Food of the Forest

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Dried black mushrooms
  • 2 tb Cloud Ear mushrooms
  • 1/2 c Lily buds
  • 3/4 c Chestnuts
  • 1/2 lb Asparagus
  • 2 c Bamboo shoots
  • 2 sl Fresh ginger root
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 3 tb Stock
  • 1 tb Soy sauce
  • 3 tb Oil
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1 ts Oil
  • 1 ts Soy sauce
  • 1 ts Sugar


1. Separately soak dried black mushrooms, cloud ear mushrooms and lily

2. Blanch and shell chestnuts. Cut soaked mushrooms in half if large.

3. Discard tough ends of asparagus; cut stalks in 1-1/2 inch sections. Cut
bamboo shoots in matchstick-like strips; sliver ginger root.

4. Heat oil. Add ginger root and stir-fry a few times. Add black mushrooms
and chestnuts; stir-fry 2 minutes. Add cloud ear mushrooms; stir-fry a few
times to coat with oil.

5. Add stock and soy sauce; then cook, uncovered, 10 minutes over medium
heat, stirring frequently. Remove ingredients from pan.

6. Heat the second quantity of oil. Add asparagus and bamboo shoots and
stir-fry 2 to 3 minutes. Stir in salt; then remove vegetables from pan.

7. Heat remaining oil. Add lily buds; stir-fry 2 minutes. Then stir in
remaining soy sauce.

8. Return mushrooms and chestnuts to pan and cook, covered, 5 minutes over
medium heat, stirring occasionally.

9. Return asparagus and bamboo shoots. Sprinkle with sugar and stir-fry
only to reheat. Serve at once.

NOTE: To keep the ingredients from drying out in step 5, add more stock as
needed, 1 tablespoon at a time.

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