All posts tagged: 油菜

How-To: Chinese Greens with Garlic Oil and Oyster Sauce (油菜)

Have you ever wondered how those hawker centers, coffee shops (煮炒摊 – “Zhu Chao Tan”) and Chinese restaurants always served us with crunchy and yet tasty Chinese Greens with garlic oil and oyster sauce? I used to think that all I have to do was just drizzle some oil and oyster sauce over the cooked veggies. How wrong I was!!! Now that I have learnt from my mistakes from those who have “perfected” this dish, I am sharing with you some techniques and the recipe on how to cook this dish so that it is crunchy and fresh. I love this dish as you can use any green leafy that suits your family’s taste buds. The commonly used vegetables are choy sum, kai lan, baby bak choy or lettuce. This dish can be served alongside Chinese roast meat (Siu Yok/Char Siu) or Clay Pot Chicken Rice as mentioned in some of my earlier posts or any other dishes of your choice. We love to hear from you so once you have tried this recipe, we …