Thursday, June 16, 2011

Stir-fry Chinese/Garlic Chives with Shrimp in Oyster Sauce



Did you know another name for Chinese chives is also know as Chinese garlic? Chinese chives have a very distinctive flavor are known for their strong “garlicky” flavor.It's consider vegetables and has attractive flowers.This garlic flavor vegetables is well know in Asian cuisine.For me the best way to cook this special flower vegetable is to stir-fry Chinese chives with shrimp or squid in oyster sauce..I can enjoy Chinese chives crunchiness texture and garlicky aroma to the fullness!!







Ingredients:
2 bundles of Chinese flower chives,washed and cut 2 inch
1 medium carrot,peeled and sliced
3 cloves garlic,peeled and sliced
8 large shrimp,peeled and deviened
2 tbsp oil
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp chicken bouillon powder


Method:
1:Heat medium skillet or wok at high heat with oil.Add in sliced garlic,fry for 30 seconds before add in clean shrimp.Toss the shrimp for 1 minutes before add in carrot and Chinese chives.
2:Add in oyster sauce and chicken bouillon powder.Stir-fry all the ingredients for 5 minutes.Check the seasoning before dish out.
3:Serve warm with rice or noodles.








6 comments :

Sonia (Nasi Lemak Lover) said...

this is how i cook this dish too, simply good!

Anncoo said...

I love Chinese chives too. This looks simply delicious..love it!

Jay said...

Mmmm...incredibly delicious..:P

Tasty Appetite

Little Corner of Mine said...

Love Chinese chives, looks good. I like mine stir-fried with eggs.

My Asian Kitchen said...

Sonia:
yeah I think hokkian lang like to cook this way.I follow my mom cooking


Anncoo:
Thank you dear ☺

Jay:
Thank you ☺

LCOM:
then one day I must try to mix with eggs..never try mix wt egss b4..usually the chives I mixed wt eggs is the flat chives..

PapaCheong's 拿手好菜 said...

I just want to grab a fork and dig in.

Papacheong
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