Sunday, May 30, 2010

Five colours vegetable soup (牛蒡五行疏菜汤)

400g white radish 
200g white radish leaves
200g carrot
200g burdock(牛蒡)
3 mushrooms

1. Clean and cut all the ingredients into big pieces.
2. Boil 2.5 litre water in pot and add in all the ingredients.
3. Cover and simmer over low flame for 2 hours.

Note : It is called " five colours soup" because of the colours of the vegetables i.e white radish ( white), carrot ( red), radish leaves( green), burdock( yellow), mushroom( black). This soup is claimed to be for boosting  our immunity system.

Saturday, May 29, 2010

Fried eggs with prawn in oyster sauce

150g prawn ( shelled and deveined)
2 eggs
1 shallot ( sliced)
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp light soya sauce
1 stalk spring onion ( cut into small pieces)
pinch of salt 
dash of pepper
some oil 

1. Beat the eggs in a bowl. Add in the prawn, light soya sauce, salt and pepper. Stir lightly to mix well.
2. Heat up 3 tbsp oil in the saucepan and stir fry the shallot until fragrant.
3. Swirl the saucepan so that it is evenly covered with oil. Pour the egg mixture into the saucepan.
4. When one side is done (slightly brown), turn it over to cook the other side.

5. Add 50ml water mixed with 1 tbsp oyster sauce into the saucepan, when both sides of the omelette are cooked (not too brown).
6. Cover to simmer for 1/2 minute over low flame.

7. Put in the spring onion and stir fry lightly.
8. Dish out to serve.

Monday, May 24, 2010

Simple fried oyster mushrooms

200g oyster mushrooms
2 medium size eggs
1 tbs light soya sauce
pinch of salt
dash of pepper
Oil for frying 

1. Wash and cut away the stems of the oyster mushrooms. Drain dry and season with the soya sauce, salt and pepper. Set aside.
2. Beat the eggs in a bowl.
3. Heat up some oil in a saucepan. 
4. Dip the mushrooms one by one in the beaten eggs and put it into the saucepan to fry. Make sure that every mushroom is well-coated with egg mixture.

5. Fry the mushrooms over high heat until golden brown. Turn them over to fry the other side.
6. Dish out and put on kitchen tissue to absorb away the excess oil.
7. Garnish and serve with chilli sauce.