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Chinese Five-Spice Vegetables
From: Frenzy

A Chinese vegan dish with a delightful addition of the traditional traditional Chinese spices that results to a delightful and encouraging meal to eat for the entire vegan family.

SERVES 4 -6 , 6 cups

  • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon gingerroot, minced
  • 1 sweet onion, sliced
  • 200 g cauliflower, chopped
  • 400 g butternut squash, cubed
  • 200 g Chinese cabbage, chopped
  • 100 g baby corn, cut into 1 inch
  • 100 g snow peas
  • 150 g firm tofu, diced
  • 200 g mushrooms
  • 2 teaspoons Chinese five spice powder
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil

In a cup, combine the minced garlic, soy sauce, Chinese five spice powder, sugar, water, sesame oil and flour

In a wok, heat oil and fry the onion and ginger

Add the squash, cauliflower,baby corn and the mixture then simmer for 3 1minutes or until cooked and tender

Add the mushrooms and Chinese cabbage then simmer for 2 minutes.

Add the tofu and simmer for 1 minute.