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Garlicky You Cai Greens

Sichuan is known as “the Land Of plenty” for its fertile soil and agricultural diversity.

SERVES 4

Total: 15 min.

is the Mandarin name for a leafy,. Stir-fry it quickly in a smoking-hot wok so it retains some of its crunch. The purple variety is pictured here, but green you cai is easier to come by in U.S. markets. Choose thinner-stemmed greens, and peel any thick stems before cooking.

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