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       Title: CHINESE PEAS
  Categories: Main dish, Oriental
       Yield: 4 servings
     1/2 lb Chinese pea pods
       1 tb Oil
     1/2 c  Waterchesnuts, Sliced
       1 c  Chicken broth
       1 tb Cornstarch
       2 tb Cold water
            -Soy sauce (optional)
   **Serve these sparkling peas alongside any main dish,
   it doesn't have to be Chinese.
   Snap ends from pea pods and remove strings. Heat oil
   in skillet. Add peas, water chestnuts and stock. Cover
   and cook over high heat 3 minutes. Combine cornstarch
   and cold water. Push vegetables to one side and add
   cornstarch mixture to liquid. Cook, stirring, until
   slightly thickened. Season to taste with salt. Serve
   with soy sauce, if desired.
   (C) 1993 The Los Angeles Times Converted by MMCONV
   vers. 1.50