Using Herbs and Spices

Asian Home Recipe

Fresh Bamboo Shoots Recipe

Ingredients :

700 g

25 g

1 slice

2 tablespoons

1 1/2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

4 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

Fresh bamboo shoots

Green seaweed or green cabbage

Fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped

Oyster sauce


Rice wine or dry sherry


Sesame seed oil

Vegetable oil for deep-frying

Method :
  • Peel off the skin of the bamboo shoots and discard the tough parts of the root.

  • Cut them into small slices about 5 mm thick, then into strips about 4 cm long.

  • Finely chop the seaweed or cabbage and ginger root.

  • Warm up the oil, deep-fry the bamboo shoots for 1-2 minutes, then reduce heat and continue cooking for 2-3 minutes.

  • When the color turns golden, scoop them out and drain.

  • Keep about 2 tablespoons oil in the wok or pan, increase the heat and put in the seaweed or cabbage and ginger root, followed by the bamboo shoots.

  • Add the oyster sauce, sugar and rice wine or sherry. Blend well.

  • Add the stock, bring it to the boil.

  • Then reduce the heat and let it simmer until almost all the juice is evaporated.

  • Now increase the heat again.

  • Add the sesame seed oil, stir a few times and serve.


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