Category Archives: Chinese Recipes

Stir-fry Minced Chicken with Basil and Chili

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This dish is very easy to prep and cook. If you do not like it too hot and spicy, simply omit the ingredient. I prepared this dish for lunch as I was craving for Thai food. Also, in my refrigerator I only had ground chicken and some yard-long bean and the rest of the ingredients are from my pantry. 

I always enjoyed simple and easy dish and glad that I did it. You should give this a try and let me know how was it.

 

 

Ingredients:

1½ pounds lean minced chicken

6 strings Yard-long bean/1 dozen French beans, cut into 1 inch long

1 small onion, peeled and sliced

2 large jalapeno, stem removed and sliced

1 large green bell pepper, seeded and sliced

1 ½ cups holy basil leaves

6 cloves garlic, peeled and minced

3 tablespoons canola/vegetable/corn oil

 

Seasoning:

1 ½ tablespoon oyster sauce

3 teaspoons dark soy sauce

1½ teaspoons light soy sauce

1½ teaspoons fish sauce

1 tablespoon white cooking wine

½ teaspoon sambal oelek

¾ teaspoon raw sugar/granulated sugar

 

Method:

Heat a wok or frying pan with canola/vegetable/corn oil over medium-high heat. Add minced garlic, sliced jalapeno, sliced onions and sauté until garlic fragrant. Add ground chicken and continuing breaking up the chicken lumps and cook through well.

Add the yard-long bean/French bean pieces, sliced green bell pepper and stirring continuing for a minute or two. Add in oyster sauce, dark soy sauce, light soy sauce, fish sauce, white cooking wine, sambal oelek and raw sugar/granulated sugar, stir vigorous until well combined. Toss in the holy basil leaves and stir to combine. Serve the dish with a sunny side up fried egg with steam rice.

 

Lamb Hunan Style

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I am not a fan for lamb but some of my family members love lamb and at time especially during the holiday I will cook View more

Steamed Mini BBQ Pork Biscuit Buns

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Last week, we invited some friends to come over to our humble home to join us for dinner. So make these View more

Chicken with Asparagus

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This is an dish easy to prep and cook. I personally love eating asparagus more than French beans. Well, you View more

Shrimp with Baby/Young French Bean in Oyster Sauce

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This is a easy Chinese dish to prep and cook. It can be served at any time of the day. I remembered when I was in View more

Chinese Napa Cabbage with Dried Shrimps

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This is a very simple dish to prepare. All the ingredients required to cook this dish are easily available from View more

Restaurant Style Egg Drop Soup

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This is a very popular and common soup. It is also easy available in most Asian restaurants. As you View more

Gai Choi (Jie Cai) with Cod Slices Soup

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I hope all of you are not bored by my soup posting. Well, I browsed through my website and found that I did View more

Watercress and Shrimp Wontons Soup

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Soup! Soup! Soup is always my husband’s favorite. He enjoys very hot and clear soup. He is not so fond View more

Teochew Stir-Fry Silver Needle Noodle (Mee Tai Mak) with Seafood

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This silver needle noodles is actually made up of a mixture of ground rice flour glutinous/non glutinous rice View more