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Simple Choy Sum Recipe 炒菜心

A simple plate of green

A simple and easy home-cooked dish. It wasn't that bland in taste. A few drops of soy sauce do bring out the sweetness of choy sum. 


Ingredients :
 2 large bunchs choy sum, cut into 4cm long
 2 cloves garlic, chopped finely
 1 tbsp soy sauce
Instructions :
1. Heat 1 tbsp of oil in a pan. 
2. Stir in garlic until aromatic but not golden brown.
3. Add choy sum. 
4. Add in soy sauce. Stir a bit to make sure the vegetables are flavoured well with soy sauce and garlic. 
5. Then add 50ml of water.
Notes/ Tips : 
Soak the choy sum in water for 30 minutes before cooking.
For the choy sum, separate the stalk and the leaves. Stir fry the stalk first for approximate 15-20 seconds then followed by the leaves to make sure the stalks are cooked and the leaves won’t be too soft. 
You can substitute the soy sauce with table salt but soy sauce give more flavour to the dish. 
Healthy Eat :
Skip the soy sauce or adjust it to 1/2 tbsp whereas 1/2 tbsp for oil. ( Reduce oil and salt )


Personally prefers crunchy bite of stir fry vegetables. I don’t like my vegetables overcooked or soft like grandmother food. Oh yea, my late-grandma and elder family members like their vegetables soft because it will be easier for them to chew. My little cute niece starts learn to eat vegetables too and my sister needs to cook it extra soft for her.

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