From soups and stews to pickles, salads and chips, lotus roots can be prepared and cooked in a variety of ways. Sweet and crunchy, it also works great in a shrimp and vegetable stir-fry. Just include thin slices of lotus roots in a stir-fry of finely chopped garlic, carrots, shrimps, red pepper chunks and french beans. Season with 2 tablespoons of oyster sauce and 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, and then add half a cup of stock or water. Mix in cornstarch solutions to thicken the sauce to your desired consistency. And you’re set to serve this tasty and healthy dish. It’s that quick and easy!