Vegetarian Stir Fry

Lou Kostura


There are a lot of ingredients, and this one got away from me so fast I ended up with enough to feed an army, not just the wife and myself. One of these and one of those adds up to a big pile of food in a hurry. So much so I actually had to cook this in 2 part and combine at the end as everything would not fit in my wok at once, and a overloaded wok is not very efficient. Boy was I not efficient.

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1 lb
extra firm tofu
japanese eggplant (roll cut)
zucchini (roll cut)
red bell pepper (coarse chopped)
leeks ( julianned )
king trumpet mushrooms ( sliced )
1 lb
rainbow baby carrots
1 can(s)
bamboo shoots
1 can(s)
water chestnuts
1 can(s)
baby corn spears
4 Tbsp
peanut oil
8 clove
garlic (minced )
2 Tbsp
ginger, fresh minced
szechuan peppercorns
1/2 lb
snow peas
1/2 lb
bean sprouts, fresh
1 bunch
cilantro, fresh chopped


4 Tbsp
chinese black vinegar
2 Tbsp
oyster sauce
2 Tbsp
kung pao sauce
2 Tbsp
hoisin sauce
2 Tbsp
shaoxing wine
2 Tbsp
corn starch water mixture

How to Make Vegetarian Stir Fry


  • 1prep all your veggies before you start cooking and have all your ingredients ready when you do. It cooks rather quickly.
  • 2heat wok to medium high temp, add peanut oil, half of the szechuan peppercorns, garlic and ginger. Stir til fragrant and not burned about 30 seconds will do.
  • 3add carrots, these will take the longest about 5 minutes then add leeks, bell pepper, mushrooms. stir fry another 5 minutes
  • 4add 1/2 of the sauce ingredients except the corn starch slurry, heat and mix thru then thicken with a little of the corn starch slurry. when thickened remove from wok
  • 5add rest of peanut oil to heated wok, add rest of szechuan peppercorns, garlic and ginger the same as in step 2
  • 6add zucchini and eggplant, cook 3-5 minutes, add snow peas, corn, bamboo shoots, chestnuts, tofu and stir til heated thru
  • 7add remaining sauce ingredients, heat thru, thicken with remaining corn starch slurry,
  • 8add chopped cilantro and bean sprouts, add first batch cooked, stir together
  • 9serve over rice, rice noodle, or as it is


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About Vegetarian Stir Fry

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy

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