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Hair Seaweed A Prosperity Vegatable

Vegetables, also Vegetarian Foods

Hair Seaweed A Prosperity Vegatable
1 pound firm doufu
10 large Chinese black mushrooms, soaked until soft in one cup warm water
4 ounces bean thread noodles
1 ounce dry hair vegetable, also known as black moss, soaked in warm water half an hour, then cut into two-inch lengths
3/4 pound Napa cabbage cut into one-inch pieces
1 cup vegetable oil
1 teaspoon coarse salt
½ teaspoon ground black pepper
3 Tablespoons Chinese rice wine
1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
3 Tablespoons thin and dark soy sauce, mixed
3 Tablespoons oyster sauce
3 Tablespoons yellow bean sauce
1 Tablespoon sesame oil

1. Cut doufu into one-inch cubes, squeezing out any excess water from them.
2. Squeeze the mushrooms reserving the soaking water, discard their stems, then sliver their tops.
3. Soak bean thread noodles and black moss separately, in warm water for half an hour, then squeeze and discard these waters.
4. Heat wok or fry pan, add oil, they fry doufu for five minutes, tossing them gently all the time; then drain them on paper towels.
5. Add mushrooms and stir-fry for two minutes, then add the cabbage, salt and pepper, hair vegetable, rice wine, broth, and all the sauces. Cover and simmer for twenty minutes, then serve.

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