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Fried Watercress

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Fried Watercress is a recipe which you will simply love. An effortlessly prepared side dish; the Fried Watercress is a dish that you would love to serve at coming party!
  Watercress 4 Ounce
  Peanut oil 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)
  Ginger slice 1 , crushed (Thin Slice)
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Hot chicken stock 4 Tablespoon
  Ginger sherry 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Soy sauce 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cornflour 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Cold water 2 1⁄2 Teaspoon (1 Dessertspoon)

Pick over the watercress, removing and discarding any discoloured or limp leaves, but do not trim the stalks unless they are very coarse.
Heat the oil and in it fry the ginger and garlic.
When the latter is pale gold discard it.
Add the stock, sherry, watercress, seasonings and soy sauce, and stir while cooking for 1 minute.
Stir in the cornflour, blended with the water, and boil for 1 1/2 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 161 Calories from Fat 118

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g20.6%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1.8 mg0.6%

Sodium 476.5 mg19.9%

Total Carbohydrates 7 g2.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.74 g2.9%

Sugars 1.3 g

Protein 5 g9.1%

Vitamin A 72.4% Vitamin C 84.3%

Calcium 14.8% Iron 2.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Fried Watercress Recipe