I was browsing through a chinese magazine and saw this delicious recipe - Stir Fry Lotus Root With Long Beans And Stink Beans....it sure looks mouth-watering and I know I have to try it out. Sure enough it tasted so good that I am cooking this again soon. It is indeed a flavorful dish , easy to whip up and doesn't take much time to prepare.
the dried shrimps add flavors to th dish...yum yum !
Stir Fry Lotus Root, Long Beans And Stink Bean
1 young lotus root- cut into 1/16 inch thick
150 gms stink beans - halved
few strings of long beans - cut into 1 inch length
4-5 red chillies - sliced
3 tbsps of dried shrimps- soak, washed and chopped
4 tbsps of minced meat ( pork/chicken)
2 cloves of garlic - chopped
1 shallots- sliced
2 tbsps of vegetable oil
1 tbsp of fermented soy bean paste ( tau cheong )
a pinch of sea salt * if required
Heat up 2 tbsps of vegetable oil in a wok, add in shallots and garlics . Stir fry till fragrant, add in fermented soy bean paste and (B) stir fry till the dried shrimps lightly browned . Add in (A) and stir fry till well combined. Add in 3 to 4 tbsps of water and cover with lid for 10 mins. Open lid and continue to stir fry for another 5 minutes till all veggies are cooked, the long beans and stink beans still maintain their green color . Add a pinch of sea salt if required. Dish up and serve hot rice.
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