Mix Veggie Stir-fry

This recipe is very adaptable to whatever veggies you have on hand.

2 lbs of mixed Chinese green vegetables, bok choy, cabbage, broccoli, spinach etc.
2 oz snow peas
2 tsp sugar
1 tsp salt
2 tbsp oil
1 inch fresh ginger root, peeled and shredded
1 green or red chili, sliced into strips

2 tsp dark soy sauce
2 tsp cornstarch
1 tsp sugar
1 tsp five spice powder
1 cup chicken stock
1/2 tsp sesame oil
Freshly ground black pepper to taste

Cut greens into 3 inch pieces. Bring a large pan of water to boil and add the sugar and salt. Add the snow peas and greens and cook for 4-5 minutes. Drain green vegetables and discard water.

Add 1 tbsp oil to the vegetables and keep covered. Heat the remaining oil in the wok and stir-fry the ginger for 1 minute.

Add the green pepper and chilies and stir-fry for 10-12 minutes. Add the blended sauce ingredients and stir well. Simmer gentle for 3-4 minutes.

Add the green vegetables and cook for 1 minute. Serve immediately, sprinkled with sesame oil and pepper.