Shredded Celery in Hot Meat Sauce


Preparation info
  • Serves

    3 to 4

    • Difficulty


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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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In this dish, the translucent celery is soft with a faint crunchiness left, and it is speckled with the tasty meat. The hot bean paste gives the clinging glaze a mellow, hot flavor.


  • 4 cups shredded celery
  • ¼ pound ground pork
  • 4 tablespoons</


Scrape off any strings from the tough outer stalks of a bunch of celery. The easiest way to shred celery is to cut it while still in a whole bunch. If it is very long, cut off the narrow tips for another use. Then trim off the leaves and root end but don’t let the stalks separate. Cut the whole mass thin on the straight, in strips about