Friday, November 25, 2011

Stir-fried Sichuan Vegetable With Mushroom, Carrot and Black Fungus

4 cloves garlic (chopped)
1 sichuan preserved vegetable (soaked in water for 1 hour to reduce saltiness, shredded thinly)
1/2 carrot (shredded thinly)
4 dried chinese mushroom (soaked in water, sliced thinly)
4 dried black fungus (soaked in water, sliced thinly)
4-5 tbsp water

1 tbsp light soya sauce

1. Saute chopped garlic until fragrant.
2. Add in mushroom. Continue stirring until aromatic.
3. Add in sichuan vegetable, carrot and black fungus. Stir fry until well-mixed.
4. Drizzle with light soya sauce.
5. Pour in water and continue stirring until most of the water has evaporated.
6. Serve with either rice or porridge.

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Stir-fried Beancurd With Prawns and Olive Vegetable

prawns (deveined and cut into half)
2 bean curd (cut into cubes)
1 1/2 tbsp olive vegetable
4 clove garlic (chopped)
50ml water

1 tbsp light soya sauce
dash of white pepper

spring onion

1. Fry the bean curd cubes until golden brown. Set aside.
2. Saute chopped garlic until aromatic.
3. Add in prawns. Continue stirring until prawns are nearly cooked.
4. Add in fried bean curd and olive vegetable.
5. Season with light soya sauce and white pepper.
6. Pour in water and let it simmer for 1 minutes.
7. Toss in chopped spring onion and make a few stirs.

Friday, November 4, 2011

One Dish Rice Meal

roasted pork (cut into bite-sized)
5 chinese dried mushroom (cut into cubes)
1 chinese sausage (sliced thinly)
cabbage (cut into bited-sized)
1/2 carrot (cut into cubes)
4 slices ginger (crushed)
5 cloves garlic (crushed)
4 dried chilli
rice (4 servings)

1 tbsp light soya sauce
1 tbsp dark soya sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
dash of white pepper
dash of salt

spring onion

1. Saute ginger and garlic until fragrant.
2. Stir in dried mushroom.
3. Add in roasted pork, chinese sausage and dried chilli. Continue stirring until aromatic.
4. Add in carrot and cabbage. Mix well all ingredients.
5. Pour in 50ml water. Let it simmer for 1 minute.
6. Season with oyster sauce, light soya sauce, salt and white pepper. Then transfer the dish to a plate.
7. Use the left over gravy to stir fry the rice and then mix well with 1 tbsp dark soya sauce.
8. Pour the rice into a rice cooker, add enough water to cover rice by 1/2 inch.
9. After 10-15 minutes, the rice should look fairly dry, add in the dish on top of the rice and allow it to cook for another 10-15 minutes.
10. Sprinkle with some chopped spring onion before serving.

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Stir-fried Tomatoes With Prawn and Egg

2 tomatoes (cut into bite-sized)
10 prawns (half-shelled and deveined)
1 egg (beaten)
1 onion (cut into wedges)
1 red chilli (cut into big chunks)
80ml water

1 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp light soya sauce
dash of salt

1. Saute onion until aromatic.
2. Add in prawns. Stir fried until prawns are just cooked.
3. Toss in tomatoes and red chilli.
4. Pour in water and let it simmer for 1-2 minutes.
5. Add in beaten egg and seasoning.