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                           STIR-FRIED FIDDLEHEADS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Side dishes                      Kooknet
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Fiddlehead Ferns
    1                    Clove Garlic, minced
    1                    Scallion, minced
    2       ts           Fresh Ginger Root, minced
    1 1/2   tb           Vegetable Oil
    1       tb           Hot Water
    1       t            Soy Sauce
    1       tb           Oyster Sauce
 
   Clean fiddleheads and remove the skin. Trim the ends.
   Mince garlic, scallion and ginger.
   
   Heat a wok almost to smoking and swirl in the oil.
   Add the garlic, scallion and ginger and stir-fry for
   10 seconds.  Add fiddleheads (drained, if using
   canned); stir-fry for 30 seconds.  Add hot water and
   cook the ferns for 1 to 2 minutes, or until still
   crisp yet tender. Stir in soy sauce and oyster sauce
   and cook for 20 seconds. Correct seasonings, adding
   more oyster sauce if desired.  Serve at once.
   
   Per serving:  83 calories; 4 gm protein; 5 gm
   carbohydrates; 6 gm fat; 0.8 gm saturated fat; 1 mg
   cholesterol; 117 mg sodium.
   
   From Steven Raichlen’s 05/02/90 “No Time to Fiddle
   Around: The Season is Short for the Elusive Ostrich
   Fern Sprout” article in “The Washington (DC) Post.”
   Pg. E16.  Posted by Cathy Harned.
   
   Submitted By CATHY HARNED   On   07-15-94 (1445)
  
 
 
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