Stir-Fried Chestnuts and Chinese Cabbage

Side Dishes.
An Asian treatment of chestnuts that will be right at home with all your side dishes.

Stir-Fried Chestnuts and Chinese Cabbage


Quantity Ingredients
3 tbsp peanut oil
2 tsp minced garlic
2 tsp minced, peeled fresh ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1 lb Napa cabbage, quartered lenthwise, cored, cut in 1/4 inch strips
2 cups bottled peeled, cooked whole chestnuts (10 oz.), halved
1/2 tsp granulated sugar
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp Asian sesame oil


1. In a wok or 12-inch heavy skillet, heat peanut oil over high heat until just beginning to smoke, then stir-fry garlic and ginger with salt until fragrant, about 30 seconds. 2. Add cabbage and cook, tossing, until just beginning to wilt, about 2 minutes, then stir in chestnuts and sugar. Reduce heat to moderate and cook, covered, 3 minutes, then stir in soy sauce and sesame oil. Serve immediately. Makes 6 to 8 servings.