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  Winter melon 1 Pound
  Vegetable oil 1 Tablespoon
  Minced fresh garlic 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Minced fresh ginger 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Carrot 1 Small, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  Vegetable broth 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Chinese Style)
  Canned peeled straw mushrooms 15 Ounce, drained (1 Can)
  Fresh mushrooms 1⁄4 Pound, cut into quarters
  Dark soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Soy sauce 1 Tablespoon
  Sesame oil 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Green onion with tops 2 , cut into 1/2-inch pieces
  Cornstarch 2 Teaspoon, mixed with 4 teaspoons water
  Water 4 Teaspoon

Preparation Remove skin and seeds from winter melon.
Cut flesh into 1/2-inch cubes.
Cooking Place a wok or wide frying pan over high heat until hot.
Add vegetable oil, swirling to coat sides.
Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 5 seconds.
Add winter melon and carrot and cook for 30 seconds.
Add broth; cover and cook for 2 minutes.
Add straw mushrooms and fresh mushrooms and cook for 4 minutes or until carrot is crisp-tender.
Add soy sauces, sesame oil, and green onions and cook for 30 seconds.
Add cornstarch solution and cook, stirring, until sauce boils and thickens.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 522 Calories from Fat 165

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 19 g28.8%

Saturated Fat 2.6 g12.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3255.2 mg135.6%

Total Carbohydrates 76 g25.3%

Dietary Fiber 11.2 g44.8%

Sugars 43 g

Protein 19 g37.1%

Vitamin A 190.8% Vitamin C 164.7%

Calcium 7% Iron 13%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Stir Fried Winter Melon Recipe