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Crisp Lotus Root and Mixed Veg Stir-Fry

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 3


  • Half a lotus root thinly sliced
  • Small handful of snow peas
  • Half a carrot sliced thinly
  • 3-4 stalks of celery sliced diagonally
  • 1 cup of black fungus rinsed and soaked.
  • 4-5 cloves of garlic
  • ¼ cup of nuts preferably macadamia
  • ½ cup of chicken broth
  • 3 tablespoons of cornstarch slurry
  • 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce
  • 2 tablespoons of light soy sauce


  1. Slice the vegetables

  2. Toast the nuts

  3. Fry the garlic

  4. Add in the lotus root, carrots and celery. Add a little pinch of salt. Stir fry these for 2-3 minutes until the colors have brightened.

  5. Add in the softer vegetables

  6. Pour in chicken broth

  7. Season the dish

  8. Thicken the corn starch

  9. Add in the nuts and serve