Free Recipe Food of the Forest

Recipe Type: V Recipes

Recipe Preparation: cook

Cooking Ingredients for Food of the Forest Recipe

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

Food of the Forest Preparation

1. Separately soak dried black mushrooms, cloud ear mushrooms and lily buds. 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. From <The Thousand Recipe Chinese Cookbook>, ISBN 0-517-65870-4.

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Recipe Serves: 6

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