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Chow Kan Choy (Crispy Fried Celery)

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  Celery stalks 6
  Spring onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Carrot 1 Medium, peeled and sliced
  Ginger 1 Teaspoon, finely chopped
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon
  Vegetable oil 4 Tablespoon
  Water 1 Tablespoon
  Parsley 1 Tablespoon, finely chopped

Clean and wash the celery stalks, remove leaves and tough parts of the celery (you can use it for soup) and cut into cubes.
Place water in a pan, add celery cubes and bring to a boil.
Cook for 3 minutes, drain well.
Heat oil in a fry pan, saute onion, garlic, ginger for 1 minute and add celery cubes, carrots, sherry, salt.
Stir well and cook - 3 minutes.
Sprinkle little water over the vegetable and cover, cook over low heat for another 4 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Transfer into a serving dish garnish with parsley.
Serve hot with rice.
Note: Finely chopped green chillies can be added after stage 4 if desired.
NON-VEGETARIAN VERSION: Crispy Fried Celery with Meat:
Add one cup shredded meat at stage 3 before adding celery cubes.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 158 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g23.4%

Saturated Fat 2 g10%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 571 mg23.8%

Total Carbohydrates 5 g1.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.8 g7%

Sugars 2.1 g

Protein 0.91 g1.8%

Vitamin A 64.2% Vitamin C 16%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Chow Kan Choy (Crispy Fried Celery) Recipe