Saturday, November 2, 2013

Stir-fry Watercress with Fresh Garlic

Watercress is an excellent source of the antioxidants vitamins A and C, as well as vitamin K, an essential micronutrient for bone health.Eating watercress daily can significantly reduce DNA damage to blood cells, which is considered to be an important trigger in the development of cancer.Watercress is available year-round. Look for healthy, green leaves and sniff for a fresh, spicy scent. Preparing watercress is simple.Watercress can take the place of lettuce in any salad, sandwich, or other recipe, and can be used as a nutritious garnish. Watercress can also be enjoyed lightly steamed, stir-fried, or in a soup.

1 bundle of fresh watercress,preferably young and green
4-5 cloves fresh garlic,peel and slice
2 red pepper,slice
3-4 tbsp olive or vegetable oil
1 tsp salt
1 tsp chicken bouillon powder

1:Wash watercress in cold water couple of time,then soak with some salt in cold water.Drain the water in colander.
2:Heat wok with oil at high heat.Add in fresh garlic,fry for 30 seconds,then add in clean watercress and slice red pepper.Use wok lid to cover the wok for 30 seconds to 1 minute/(do not over cook).
3:Add in salt and chicken bouillon powder.Check the seasoning.
4:Dish out and serve warm.


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