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Big-Flavored Vegetables

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Yield

Yield: 24 servings

kikkoman products used:

ingredients

3 cups chicken or vegetable stock
1 1/2 cups Kikkoman Black Bean Sauce
1/2 cup sugar
1 cup vegetable oil
1 cup julienned ginger
72 dried red chile pods
9 pounds blanched vegetables such as trimmed asparagus spears, bok choy or green beans
1 1/2 cups toasted cashews

directions

Whisk together stock, black bean sauce and sugar until blended. (Yield: 4 1/2 cups)

For each serving, to order: In sauté pan, heat 2 teaspoons oil over high heat. Add 2 teaspoons ginger and 3 chiles; sauté about 30 seconds. Add 6 ounces vegetables; sauté 1 minute. Reduce heat and add 3 tablespoons sauce mixture. Simmer about 1 minute or until vegetables are lightly coated with sauce. Transfer to plate; scatter 1 tablespoon cashews on top.

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