Stir Fried Winter Melon
|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|
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.
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