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  • Serves: 8 Servings

Sweet-And-Sour Walnuts

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Category: Vegetarian

 Ingredients List

  • Peanut oil (about 1 quart)
  • For deep-frying
  • 1/2 c Arrowroot powder
  • 1/2 c Whole-wheat pastry or
  • Unbleached white flour
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 c Water -- plus 1-1/2 tsp.
  • 2 c Walnut halves
  • 1 c Pineapple chunks
  • 1 c Red bell pepper --
  • Julienned
  • 2 c Broccoli florets
  • 1/2 c Rice vinegar
  • 1/4 c Low-sodium soy or tamari
  • Sauce
  • 1/3 c Light honey
  • 2 tb Dark sesame oil
  • 1 tb Minced garlic
  • 1 tb Cornstarch


1. In a wok or deep skillet over medium heat, begin heating peanut oil to
deep-fry temperature of about 350 degrees F (8 to 10 minutes).

2. In a small bowl mix arrowroot, flour, eggs, and the 1/2 cup water to
form a smooth batter. Dip walnuts in batter. When oil is hot, fry walnuts
until lightly browned (30 seconds). Line a baking sheet with paper towels
and drain cooked walnuts on towels.

3. Pour hot oil into a container and wipe wok clean. Return 1 teaspoon of
oil to wok and place over medium-high heat. Stir-fry pineapple, red pepper,
and broccoli until vegetables are bright in color.

4. In a small bowl mix rice vinegar, soy sauce, honey, sesame oil, garlic,
the 1-1/2 tablespoons water, and cornstarch. Add to vegetables and cook,
stirring frequently, until mixture thickens. Add walnuts. Toss to reheat
and serve immediately.

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