Thursday, July 10, 2008

A Chinese classic

Quick, simple and tasty.Apart from the dried shrimp you can buy all the ingredienst in a normal supermarket.

Just 4 ingredients:

25 gram dried shrimp
4 thin slices of fresh ginger
1 Chinese cabbage
4 spring onions cut in 2 centimeter sections, seperating the white from the green

Soak the shrimps in boiling water for 30 minutes, drain and preserve the water

Chop the cabbage in thin bite size strips

Heat oil in a wok, fry white spring onion, add ginger. Shortly afterwards add the shrimps, stir for a few seconds.

Add the cabbage, toss and add the shrimp water, season with salt. Cook until the cabbage is tender yet crunchy.

Add green spring onion and serve immediately. A few drops of sesame oil will enhance this dish.

From Yan-Kit So’s Classic Chinese Cookbook.
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