Recipes

Crab Stir-Fry

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1½ tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 - 10½ ounce can chicken broth or bouillon
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • ½ pound fresh mushrooms, sliced
  • 1 small red pepper, sliced into thin strips
  • 1 pound imitation crabmeat, cut into ½ inch pieces
  • 6 green onions with green tops, cut into thin slices
  • 1 - 8 ounce can sliced water chestnuts, drained
  • ½ teaspoon tarragon leaves
  • ¼ pound fresh snow peas, trimmed with strings removed
  • 1/3 cup cashews
  1. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch, soy sauce, lemon juice and bouillon. Set aside.
  2. Preheat 2-tablespoon oil in Wok at 375°F/190.5°C. Add mushrooms, and red pepper, stir-fry 1 ½ to 2 minutes. Push up side of Wok. Add crabmeat, green onion, water chestnuts and tarragon. Stir-fry 2 minutes. Push up side.
  3. Add remaining tablespoon oil, heat briefly. Add snow peas and stir-fry for 1 minute. Push up sides. Add cornstarch mixture, and stir until slightly thickened. Combine all ingredients, stirring gently to combine. Garnish with cashews. Reduce heat to warm for serving.
    Serves 4