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3 celtuce stems
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
1 teaspoon coarse salt
1 teaspoon thin soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon hot oil
2 cloves fresh garlic, peeled and minced
1/4 carrot or daikon, or both, peeled and cut into thin strips
1 Tablespoon sesame oil
1. Peel thick covering on the stems of the celtuce, and then angle cut them into five-inch pieces, slices, or strips.
2. Heat wok or fry pan and then add the vegetable oil, and when almost smoking, add the celtuce pieces and stir-fry them for two to three minutes before adding the salt and soy sauce. The add the garlic and stir-fry another minute, then add the carrot and/or daikon and stir-fry one or two minutes more.
3. Mix in the sesame oil. Serve in a pre-heated bowl.
4, If using the leaves, cut into one-inch wide pieces and add them after step two. Stir-fry another minute, no longer.