Thursday, April 11, 2013

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

lettuce                                     10~ 12 oz
oyster sauce                             2 tbsp
corn starch                               1 tsp
green onion                             2~ 3 pieces
garlic                                       4 cloves
water                                       3~5 tbsp
olive oil                                   2  tbsp

Step 1.               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 corn starch, and 3~5 tbsp water together as cooking sauce;
Step 2.              Boil water and blanch the lettuce; then drain the water and set for later use;
Step 3.              Heat up the olive oil, add in the garlic and white part of the green onion, keep frying till the ingredients spread fragrance;
Step 4.              Add in the cooking sauce; keep blending till the mixture becomes thick;
Step 5.              Pour the cooking sauce onto the lettuce; sprinkle the rest green parts of green onion; blend everything well. It’s ready to serve.