Vegetable Stir Fry With Bay Scallops

Ingredients

1 cup shrimp or bay scallops
1 cup snow peas
1 cup sliced carrots
1 cup bell pepper, sliced thinly
1 cup mushrooms (I used shiitake)
1/2 cup water chestnut
2 cloves garlic, mashed or minced
1 tablespoon ginger, sliced thinly
1 teaspoon crushed chili pepper
2 tablespoons cream of chicken
1/4 cup water or chicken broth
peanut oil for stir frying (you can use any oil)

Preparation

1
Heat oil in wok. Add garlic and ginger and stir fry for 1 minute.
2
Add carrots, water chestnut, bell pepper and mushrooms. Continue stirring. Then add snow peas and crushed pepper. Stir for 2 minutes. Remove from wok and set aside.
3
Add bay scallops in hot wok. Cook for 2 minutes without stirring. Add cream of chicken and water (or broth). Stir to mix then add vegetables.
4
Cook for another minute then remove from wok. Serve with steamed rice.

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Recipe #10 in our Chinese Lunar New Year Celebration series is similar to MOO GOO GAI PAN except that it doesn’t use chicken but bay scallops instead. Alternatively, you can use shrimps or squid. Quick and easy, it uses thickened chicken broth instead of the usual soy sauce mixture.

Yield:

1 servings

Added:

Thursday, December 10, 2009 - 3:45pm

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