Thursday, April 11, 2013

Oyster Sauce Flavored Lettuce ( 蚝(háo) 油(yóu) 生(shēng) 菜(cài))




Ingredients

Romaine lettuce                   2 pieces
oyster sauce                             2 tbsp
cornstarch                               1 Tsp
green onion                             2~ 3 pieces
garlic                                       4 cloves
water                                       3~5 tbsp
olive oil                                   2  tbsp

Directions:

  • Separate the white part from the green part of the green onion, and mince both parts; mince the garlic; mix 2 tbsp oyster sauce, 1 tsp cornstarch, and 3~5 tbsp water together as cooking sauce;
  • Boil water and blanch the lettuce; then drain the water and set for later use;
  • Heat up the olive oil, add in the garlic and white part of the green onion, keep frying till the ingredients spread fragrance;
  • Add in the cooking sauce; keep blending till the mixture becomes thick;
  • Pour the cooking sauce onto the lettuce; sprinkle the rest green parts of green onion; It’s ready to serve.


Facts about Romaine lettuce



Romaine lettuce, a vegetable native to the eastern Mediterranean region and western parts of Asia, is the most nutrient-rich of all lettuce varieties and is known for its versatility in many cuisines.

More interesting read about Romaine lettuce.