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Radish, Carrot, and Edamame Stir-Fry

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Serves 4 to 6

  • by Diane Morgan from Fine Cooking
    Issue 122

A quick turn in a sizzling-hot wok gives radishes and carrots deliciously browned edges. Be sure to cut the vegetables into uniform slices so they cook evenly. This is a great side dish for seafood.

  • 2 Tbs. mirin
  • 1 Tbs. reduced-sodium soy sauce
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 Tbs. peanut oil
  • 5 medium carrots (about 3/4 lb.), peeled, halved lengthwise, and cut on the diagonal into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 1-3/4 lb. radishes (about 2 bunches), trimmed and sliced crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick rounds (reserve tops for another use, if desired)
  • 1 Tbs. minced garlic
  • 1 Tbs. minced fresh ginger
  • 2/3 cup shelled edamame (thawed, if using frozen)
  • 1 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

In a small bowl, combine the mirin, soy sauce, and 1/2 tsp. salt.

Heat a 14-inch flat-bottom wok (or a 12-inch heavy-duty skillet) over high heat. Swirl in the oil. Add the carrots and radishes and stir-fry until the edges begin to brown, 5 to 7 minutes. Add the garlic and ginger, and continue to stir-fry until the vegetables are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes more.

Add the edamame and soy sauce mixture and stir-fry until just heated through, about 1 minute. Stir in the sesame seeds and serve.

nutrition information (per serving):
Calories (kcal): 100; Fat (g): 3.5; Fat Calories (kcal): 30; Saturated Fat (g): 0; Protein (g): 3; Monounsaturated Fat (g): 1; Carbohydrates (g): 13; Polyunsaturated Fat (g): 1; Sodium (mg): 280; Cholesterol (mg): 0; Fiber (g): 4;

Photo: Scott Phillips

Great place to start. Added crystalized ginger and hot oil. Served it with pasta to stretch it.

Absolutely delicious and very healthy. We loved it and I made it again one day later for my family. ;-)

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