Using Herbs and Spices


Asian Home Recipe

Chop Suey Recipe

Ingredients :

2 cakes

2 tablespoons

175 g

175 g

100 g

4 tablespoons

1 1/2 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

2

1 tablespoon

2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

Bean curd (tofu)

Wooden Ears, dried

Broccoli

Bamboo shoots

Mushrooms

Oil

Salt

Sugar

Spring onions (scallions), finely chopped

Light soy sauce

Rice wine or dry sherry

Cornflour, mixed with 1 tablespoon cold

water

Method :
  • Cut the bean curd into about 24 small pieces.

  • Soak the Wooden Ears in water for about 35 minutes, rinse them clean and discard any hard roots.

  • Cut the broccoli and bamboo shoots into uniformly small pieces.

  • Heat a wok over a high heat, Add about half of the oil and wait for it to smoke.

  • Swirl the pan so that its surface is well greased.

  • Add the bean curd pieces and shallow-fry them on both sides until golden.

  • Then scoop them out with a slotted spoon and set them aside.

  • Heat the remaining oil and add the broccoli.

  • Stir for about 30 seconds and then add the Wooden Ears, bamboo shoots and the partly cooked bean curd.

  • Continue stirring for 1 minute and then add the salt, sugar, spring onions, soy sauce and wine.

  • Blend well and when the gravy starts to boil, thicken it with the cornflour and water mixture.

  • Serve hot.

 

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