Stir-Fried Zucchini, Shanghai Style Recipe

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Stir-Fried Zucchini, Shanghai Style
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  1. Immerse tomato into boiling water for 30-45 seconds, then plunge into ice water.
  2. Gently peel skin from tomato; cut in half and remove stem and seeds; coarsely chop and set aside.
  3. Combine chicken broth, ketchup, soy sauce, sherry, sugar, salt, vinegar and cornstarch in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. Heat 1 tbsp of the oil in your wok over med-high heat and add ginger and garlic, cooking for 30-45 seconds; do not scorch.
  5. Add mushrooms, tomato, and green onion, and stir fry for about 1 minute before adding the chicken broth.
  6. Bring all to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 10 minutes, adding up to 1/4 cup water, if necessary, to control consistency.
  7. Remove food from wok and set aside.
  8. Add remaining tbsp of oil to the wok and heat over med-high heat; add zucchini and onion, just warm through then add 3 tbsp water, cover and steam until vegetables are crisp-tender, about 3-4 minutes.
  9. Add reserved mixture back to pan, along with cornstarch/water, and stir-fry until sauce boils and thickens, adding more cornstarch/water if necessary.
  10. Serve with hot steamed rice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 113.69 Kcal (476 kJ)
Calories from fat 55.18 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6.13g 9%
Sodium 271.89mg 11%
Potassium 586.86mg 12%
Total Carbs 11.35g 4%
Sugars 2.63g 11%
Dietary Fiber 2.78g 11%
Protein 4.11g 8%
Vitamin C 34mg 57%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Calcium 29.7mg 3%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 58.51 Kcal (245 kJ)
Calories from fat 28.4 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3.16g 9%
Sodium 139.93mg 11%
Potassium 302.04mg 12%
Total Carbs 5.84g 4%
Sugars 1.35g 11%
Dietary Fiber 1.43g 11%
Protein 2.11g 8%
Vitamin C 17.5mg 57%
Iron 0.5mg 5%
Calcium 15.3mg 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 2.2
  • 3

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free

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