Chao Nan Gua (Kabocha Squash with Ginger)

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 120.6
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 120.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 8.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 3.8 g
  • Protein: 0.9 g

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Taiwanese dish, can be made with butternut squash instead of Kabocha Taiwanese dish, can be made with butternut squash instead of Kabocha
Number of Servings: 4


    1 tsp canola oil
    1 1/2" piece of ginger, peeled and cut into 1/8" pieces
    2 tsp sugar
    1/2 tsp kosher salt
    1 small kabocha squash (2 1/2 lbs), peeled, seeded and cut into 1 1/2" pieces


1. Heat oil in a 10" skillet or wok over high heat. Add ginger and cook until fragrant, about 2 minutes. Add sugar, salt, squash, and 1/2 cup water.
2. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium, and cover; cook, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender, 8-12 minutes.
3. Transfer to a bowl and serve.
Serves 4

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SBRACKETT24.

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