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Quick and Easy Bok Choy Hot Salad

Asian food is really my weakness. So you can imagine the thrill of uncovering Bok Choy at a local supermarket. Bok Choy is a Chinese cabbage and it is full of vitamins. So we finally found it and decided to get inventive. It’s now one of the most frequent accompaniments to our everyday dishes. You can use Bok Choy as a substitute to all of your salads and cooked vegetables and cook it in different ways every time.

Tonight, for dinner, here’s how you can make use of Bok Choy to go alongside, say, a nice omelette or grilled protein.

All you need (for 2 persons) is:

– Bok Choy (as much as you’d like of course)

– 2 Small Shallots (sliced)

– Oyster sauce (1 to 2 tablespoon)

– Salt and Pepper

– Olive or vegetable oil for greasing the wok or pan

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1) In a lightly greased wok (or pan), cook the shallots

2) Add the oyster sauce and the Bok Choy

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3) Serve when the Bok Choy has a darker color and is no longer crunchy looking

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It’s simple, delicious and full of goodness!

 

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Shrimp It Up!

This is a special dedication to spicy food lovers. I’m sure you can relate to the feeling of just wanting something hot to eat, that explodes in your mouth when you take a spoonful. Well this is it! I promise some tears and pink eyes after this.

Of course, it would be ideal to have fresh, well-cleaned shrimps for this dish, but for busy bees, last-minute meals can be cooked with frozen things from time to time. It’s no problem.

So here’s what you’ll need (for 4 persons):

– 1 kg of Shrimps of your choice

– 2 tablespoons of strong Paprika

– 1 teaspoon of Coriander seeds, crushed

– 1 teaspoon of grounded Turmeric

– 1 teaspoon of Black Pepper seeds, crushed

– 1/4 teaspoon of Ground Cloves

– 1/4 teaspoon of Ground Cardamom

– 60 ml of Water

– 1 Tablespoon of Olive Oil

– 2 medium Onions, diced

– 500 g of Tomatoes, diced or Tomato Juice

– 2 tablespoons of Fresh Coriander Leaves for garnish

How to make it is pretty simple:

1) In a bowl, mix all of the dry spices, then add the water on top

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2) In a hot wok, sauté the onions in the olive oil, then add the spice mix and let it heat

3) Add the shrimps, season and mix

4) Add the tomatoes or tomato juice and let simmer for a few minutes or until the sauce has combined and thickened

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Serve with some brown rice and a bottle of well refrigerated white wine! Simply Delicious!

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