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Taiwan's Birds Nest Fern with Tree Seeds

Vegetables, also Vegetarian Foods

Taiwan's Birds Nest Fern with Tree Seeds
1 pound shansu, washed, trimmed, stems cut away, and cut into one- to two-inch pieces
10 small pieces dried boneless fish, soaked in warm water for fifteen minutes
10 to 20 tree seeds with two tablespoons of their picking juice, pitted if desired
2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, peeled and thinly sliced
2 to 3 slices fresh ginger, slivered
1 scallion, slivered or 1 small hot pepper, seeded and slivered
salt and pepper, to taste
a few drops of sesame oil
1. Blanch the vegetable in boiling water for one minute, then rinse and drain with cold water.
2. Drain soaked dried fish.
3. Heat a wok or fry pan, then add the vegetable oil. Stir-fry the garlic, scallion, ginger, and dried fish for about three minutes.
4. Then, add the rest of the ingredients, stir once or twice, and then serve immediately.

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