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Celery and Shimeji Stir Fry

I am not feeling well, nothing major, just a bit of cold. Still, my grand plan of making more complicated dishes must be shelved and I can only manage to make simple dishes like this for now. Good thing is this dish is fast and really easy, not to mention pretty healthy and probably just what I need at the moment. And, if you are vegan/vegetarian, don’t forget that oyster sauce is not vegan/vegetarian friendly, you may want to use mushroom sauce which is a very good substitute for oyster sauce.

Celery and Shimeji Stir Fry
Celery and Shimeji Stir Fry

Celery and Shimeji Stir Fry

Author: Anita Jacobson




Prep Time: 10 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins

Total Time: 20 mins

Serves: 4

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  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 package shimeji (I use 1 white and 1 brown shimeji), tear into pieces
  • 1 head celery, cut into diagonal slices about 1/2" thick
  • 4 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 4 tablespoon water
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 - 2 teaspoon ground white pepper


  1. Heat oil in a wok/frying pan on medium high heat, sauté garlic until fragrant, about 2-3 minutes.
  2. Add shimeji, mix well, stir fry for 2 minutes, or until the mushroom starts to look wilted.
  3. Add celery, mix well, season with oyster sauce, water, sugar, and white pepper. Cover the wok/pan with a lid, let it cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Turn off heat, take the lid off, transfer to a serving plate and serve with steamed white rice.
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