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Mary Jane's Thai Barley

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Category: Side Dishes, Main Dish, Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Barley; uncooked
  • 1/4 lb Mushrooms; cut in cross
  • -sections
  • 1 Garlic clove; minced
  • 1 1/2 tb Fresh ginger; grated
  • 2 tb Good soy sauce
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 c Cashews; raw
  • 1 ts Olive oil
  • Cayenne pepper to taste
  • 1 Red chile; sliced in thin
  • -slivers
  • 1 1/2 c Celery; crescents
  • 2 Scallions; diced


3 tb Fresh ginger; grated, up to
2 ts Dried cilantro
1/8 c Good soy sauce
1 tb Cider vinegar
1 tb Sesame oil
1/8 c Vegetable oil
1 Clove garlic
Cayenne to taste

Cook barley till tender. Drain and chill well.

Put dry ingredients for the dressing in blender or food processor and grate
well; add the wet ingredients & blend again briefly. In a large bowl place
barley, scallions, celery and red pepper.

NEXT, in a dry heated skillet (preferably iron) in a well-ventilated area,
put the cashews and toss continuously until they begin to turn golden; add
1 tsp. olive oil and mix well to coat the cashews. Just before removing
skillet from heat, add cayenne. Add cashews to barley mixture.

In the same skillet heat 1 tbsp. olive oil, add the mushrooms and toss.
When mushrooms give up juices, add garlic & ginger & saute 1 minute. Add
the soy sauce to the mushrooms & cook 'til soy is gone; add to barley.

Pour dressing over barley mixture, toss well and refrigerate until ready to

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