pieces of chinese (szechuan) pepper. you can buy this at an asian grocery store.
thin slices of fresh ginger
Separate the sticks of celery from the plant, wash and trim.
Cut every stick of celery verticall into halves. Bring all the half sticks together and cut all the sticks horizontally into 1 inch pieces.
Boil 3 cups of water. Put the celery in the water as soon as the water boils.
Take out the celery right before the water is about to boil again; drain. DO NOT take out after the water is boiled. Celery should still be crisp.
In another pan, pour in the vegetable oil. Heat on high.
Chop the green onion into very small pieces.
Add the onion, ginger, and Chinese pepper into the pan. Cook for half a minute. Turn off heat.
Add the celery and salt into the pan and mix. Serve and enjoy.