Stir-Fried Celery

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Homestyle Chinese Cooking

Homestyle Chinese Cooking

By Yan-Kit So

Published 1997

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  • 2Β½-3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 3 slices fresh ginger, peeled
  • 2-3 scallions, cut into 1-inch sections, white and green parts separated
  • 1 bunch celery, sliced on the diagonal ΒΌ inch thick
  • Β½-ΒΎ teaspoon salt


  • Heat the wok over a high heat until smoke rises. Add the oil and swirl it around. Add the ginger, then the white scallions, and let sizzle for a few seconds to release their aroma. Add the celery and, sliding the wok scoop to the bottom of the wok, flip and turn for 1-1Β½ minutes. Then add the salt and green scallions, stir, and remove to a serving plate. Serve immediately.

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