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Stir-Fried Turkey with Celery and Garlic Chives (小炒火雞絲)

Category: Stir-Fry
Region: Home-Style


  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger minced
  • 4 ounces carrot julienned
  • 12 ounces cooked turkey meat cut into strips of about 1/8-inch thick
  • 6 ounces Chinese celery or regular celery julienned
  • 4 ounces garlic chives cut into 1 1/2-inch sectionss
  • 4 ounces red bell pepper julienned
  • 2 tablespoons Shaoxing cooking wine (紹興料酒)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper


  • Heat a wok until hot or a drop of water immediately sizzles and evaporates. Swirl the vegetable oil into the wok. Add the minced garlic and ginger to the wok and stir-fry for about 30 seconds or until fragrant. Add the carrots and stir-fry for about one minute. Add a few tablespoons of water to the wok if the carrots appear to be too dry. Add the turkey meat, celery, garlic chives, and red bell pepper to the wok and continue to stir-fry. Add the cooking wine, salt and write pepper to the wok and stir-fry thoroughly. Finally add the garlic chives and stir-fry for another 30 seconds or so. Plate and serve.