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Stir-fried Lotus Root with Green Onions: This classic Chinese stir fry dish makes for an excellent vegan side dish at your dinner table | aheadofthyme.com

Stir-fried Lotus Root with Green Onions


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  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 5-6 side servings
  • Category: Entree
  • Cuisine: Chinese

Description

Stir-fried Lotus Root with Green Onions is a classic Chinese stir fry dish that makes for an excellent vegan side dish at your dinner table.


Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 3 lotus roots, peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup green onions, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in a large frying pan. Saute garlic and ginger until fragrant.
  2. Add sliced lotus roots and salt. Pan-fry over medium heat for 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add water. Continue to fry for 5-8 minutes depending on your preference (less time = more crunchy)
  4. Add green onions and sesame oil and fry for one more minute.
  5. Optional: sprinkle sesame seeds on top and serve.