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Stir-fry Sea asparagus with mixed vegetables


Cooked this Stir-fry Sea asparagus with mixed vegetables for the reunion dinner.  It's easy and quick to whip up and the young lotus root slices stayed crunchy, sweet and tasty.


Chewy, sweet sea asparagus coupled with the sweet beans, carrot and lotus root makes a light and refreshing veggie dish!



Recipe for Stir-fry Sea asparagus with mixed vegetables

Ingredients
  • 200 gm (1/2 can) sea asparagus, drain and keep stock aside
  • 100 gm carrot, peeled and sliced diagonally
  • 200 gm young lotus root, peeled and sliced diagonally
  • 50 gm sweet beans
  • 3 pips garlic, chopped
  • 1 tsp Shaoxing wine
  • 1 tsp cornflour + some sea asparagus stock
  • Oil for frying
  • Salt and a tinge of sugar to taste
Preparation
  1. Saute the chopped garlic with some oil till fragrant.
  2. Toss in the carrot, stir-fry for a while and add in the lotus root, continue frying.
  3. Add in the sea asparagus, and stir-fry.
  4. Add in the sweet beans and some stock.
  5. Thicken the gravy with the cornflour mixture, add salt and a bit of sugar to taste.
  6. Turn off heat, drizzle in some Shaoxing wine.
  7. Dish out and serve hot with rice.

Comments

  1. What a beautiful dish, it's so colorful and looks delightful! I loke lotus root, but it's hard to find it fresh around here. I usually get it packaged in our Asian store.

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  2. Good, very ching, after all the oily food during cny, this is most welcome!

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  3. Looks very simple and easy to do. Will try.

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  4. OOooh....a healthy, colourful dish. I like it. Need lots of this type of dishes after eating all the wrong food this Chinese New Year :P

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  5. Lyndsey
    For stir-fry, the lotus root must be young, whitish, not the brownish type that's meant for soup.

    renaclaire
    Yes, totally agree with you.

    Dave
    Very simple, just stir-fry only.

    Mary
    You're right. We have been indulging in a lot of 'wrong' food during this period.

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  6. Sea asparagus....wonder where I can get this...

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  7. 3 hungry tummies
    Yes. Canned. Nowadays there are so many types of this shellfish, e.g. razor clams,pacific clams, limplets, just like abalone. Mine was Vittoria brand, cost RM21 per can. Other brands are Fortune and Besito. Funny, they are only on sale just before CNY.

    tigerfish
    Maybe you can find them from those Asian grocers.

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  8. What a wonderful stir-fry! Just so appetizing and eye catching.

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  9. Stir fry is good after all the eating done. I am still trying to get over all the food I am eating but CNY is still not over.

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  10. Haven't had this for quite some time already! My mom forgotten to make this on this new year. haha...

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  11. This is great after all the meat stuff...thumbs up:)
    Btw your pics looks fabulous too :))

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  12. Angie
    After consuming all the meat, veggie is just what I want.

    penny
    My dear, CNY lasts 15 days!

    Kristy
    Doesn't matter you still have Chap Goh Meh to celebrate!

    Elin
    Thanks, still trying very hard to get good takes!

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  13. I hope I can try this dish soon. Well, I have to look for the ingredients first. :)

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  14. Divina
    Is it difficult to get these type of canned shellfish in your place?

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