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Synonyms for water chestnut

Chinese sedge yielding edible bulb-shaped tubers

edible bulbous tuber of a Chinese marsh plant

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The Chopped Asian Salad with Chicken delivers the popular mix of chopped chicken breast, shitake mushrooms and water chestnuts piled atop lettuce; however, consumers can also enjoy wok-seared carrots, cucumbers and bean sprouts, dressed with a chili garlic soy dressing and dotted with crisp wonton chips.
crushed pineapple in juice, undrained 1/4 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 tablespoons cornstarch Dash of ginger 1 cup water 2 tablespoons margarine 1 pound finely chopped, cooked, skinned turkey or chicken 3/4 cup oat-bran hot cereal, uncooked 1/3 cup plain low-fat yogurt 1/3 cup finely chopped water chestnuts, drained 1/3 cup sliced green onions 2 tablespoons light soy sauce 1 egg white, slightly beaten 1 teaspoon ginger 1/2 teaspoon salt, if desired
Spicy Garlic Shrimp -- Golden brown cashews paired with succulent shrimp, tossed with a medley of diced string beans, water chestnuts and red bell peppers, lightly seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic and a pinch of red chili pepper.
STIR-FRY WITH SPINACH Make a scrummy stir-fry - with chicken, carrots, mangetout, baby corn and water chestnuts - and wilt in some spinach at the last minute.
For extra crunch, stir in drained water chestnuts * For a cheesy twist, shredded Cheddar cheese can be added into the green bean mixture and to the topping * For a holiday touch, chopped red bell pepper adds a festive color and zesty flavor About Campbell Soup Company
95) with bean sprouts, water chestnuts, snow peas, broccoli and carrots in a brown sauce, a dish that could have easily been a mushy mishmash, instead displayed fine individual vegetable tastes and textures.
The "Fire Vegetables" of baby corn, bamboo shoots, water chestnuts, red pepper and carrots are laced with chilli and ginger and have a real kick.
If you think that apple, onion, water chestnuts, honey and pumpkin pie spice seem a bit odd together, just consider the ingredients in mincemeat pie.
Add water chestnuts and remaining cornstarch mixture to skillet.
A second Thai addition, Thai Cashew Stir Fry, is a vegetable favorite with broccoli, carrots, mushrooms, red bell peppers, water chestnuts and zucchini with toasted cashews served in chili soy with a hint of garlic.
Place chicken, artichoke hearts, water chestnuts, mushrooms, undiluted chicken soup, sour cream, mayonnaise and curry powder in a large mixing bowl and stir until well-blended.
RECIPE: Serves four people - Kim uses just one tablespoon of sunflower oil, 4 chicken breasts cut into strips, 8 spring onions, 4oz each mushrooms, beansprouts, water chestnuts, mangetout, light soy sauce and a packet of stir-fry sauce.
sliced water chestnuts, drained 4 green onions, cut into 1-inch pieces 1/4 cup bottled Thai peanut sauce* 1 tablespoon mayonnaise or salad dressing -- Toss together salad blend, shrimp, carrots, water chestnuts and onions.
Sweet and Sour: a classic Chinese sauce with chunks of pineapple, onions, red and green peppers and crisp water chestnuts.
In the first, cranberries stain water chestnuts red, so their crunch comes as a surprise.