Side Dishes

Chinese Stir Fried Lily Bulb with Celery

211

A light delightful dish full of crisp taste, veggie freshness and exotic spice aroma! The Chinese lily bulb, is starchy and widely used as a root vegetable in Chinese cuisine. In traditional Chinese medicine, the lily bulb is used to reduce excessive internal heat in human bodies during dry or hot seasons, like the early spring, and alleviate resultant symptoms such as cough and insomnia.

4
10 oz. celery
5 oz. lily bulb, fresh (or 2 oz. dried, reconstructed in warm water for at least 30 min)
10 pieces of Chinese peppers (also called Sichuan pepper)
1 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. sugar
1 T. vegetable oil
Slice the celery crosswise. Peel and discard the outermost hard petals of the lily bulb, and separate each petal inside. Also remove the bitter, green center. (Unnecessary if the dried one is used, since...
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Nutritions

Calories
294

Sodium
615mg
25% DV

Fat
8g
13% DV

Protein
7g
14% DV

Carbs
49g
16% DV

Fiber
1g
5% DV