Easy and delicious recipes to cook at home

 

Share on Facebook Tweet on TwitterPeople are staying indoors more and cooking at home. Sometimes, cooking at home can be difficult for busy mothers or those who live alone. Please keep it simple with these delicious but easy recipes. You can prepare various Chinese dishes in less than 30 minutes using ingredients you probably already have in the pantry or refrigerator. Make your mealtime easy.

Oyster sauce and soya sauce are indispensable condiments for Chinese cuisine. They are the secret to authentic Chinese food. These condiments can be used for marinating, dipping, or stir-frying. Good quality condiments will elevate your dish from “restaurant quality” to “restaurant-quality”. Lee Kum Kee, a well-known brand worldwide and the choice of Michelin-starred Chinese chefs and restaurants, is among the leading brands.

 Once you have chosen the best condiment for your meal, try our simple and delicious dinner ideas.

1. Stir-fry Lettuce in Oyster Sauce

Canton (south China) is known for its stir-fry lettuce with oyster sauce. It is an easy and quick dish to prepare for everyday cooking. The cooking time is less than five minutes. This dish doesn’t require salt, as the oyster sauce gives the vegetables a fantastic flavour.

Ingredients

  • 2 or 3 bunches of lettuce
  • Finely chop some garlic
  • 10ml of vegetable oil
  • 10ml (2tsp) oyster sauce
  • 10ml (2tsp) soy sauce

How To Make It

  • Step 2

Wash and put aside the lettuce.

  • Step 2.

Chop and set aside the garlic.

  • Step 4

To get the best crispiness, blanch lettuce with a few drops of oil in boiling water. Then transfer it to a plate after 20 seconds.

  • Step 4

In a large skillet, heat 1 tsp. Heat 1 tsp. Stir in the chopped garlic. Add Lee Kum Kee oyster sauce, and Lee Kum Kee soy sauce. If you want a strong flavor, cook the garlic until it is soft. You can add a bit of starch if you wish.

  • Step 5

Pour the sauce on top of the lettuce. Done!

2. Easy Soy Sauce Prawn Recipe

The soy sauce prawn was a popular dish on the menu of many Cantonese restaurants that served seafood. In this recipe, the soy sauce is used to enhance the umami taste of the prawn.

This recipe calls for prawns that are at least 9cm long (excluding the head).

Ingredients

  • 5kg fresh prawns (at least 9cm in length)
  • 75ml (1/4 tsp and 1 tbsp of light soy sauce)
  • 10g (0.3 oz) sugar, preferably finely ground Chinese rock sugar
  • Dark soy sauce in 10ml (2tsp).
  • 20ml (4tsp.) of cooking oil
  • Finely chopped spring onions
  • Finely chop some garlic

How To Make It

  • Step 2

Cut off and throw away the sharp rostrum on the tip of the prawn’s head. Trim off the long, thin antennae. Use a small, sharp knife to cut a slit down the middle of the back. This will expose the dark vein. The prawns can be dried with paper towels.

  • Step 2.

Slice the garlic in half. Spring onion, minced.

  • Step 4

Stir until sugar dissolves. Add the light soy sauce to a small pan over medium heat. Stir in dark soy sauce and then turn the heat off. Add butter. Stir the pan until all the ingredients are combined.

  • Step 4.

Add 10ml (2 tsp.) of cooking oil to the pan. Remember the order in which you placed them. After the last prawn is added, turn them in the same order as they were placed.

  • Step 5

Pour the sauce mixture into the pan once you’ve turned the last prawn over. Bring to a boil. Then turn the prawns again. Turn off the heat after turning the last prawn. The sauce should be thick and glossy, with a light coating on the prawns. Sprinkle freshly ground black pepper on the prawns before removing them from the pan.

  • Step 6

Garnish the prawns with spring onions and a small amount of sauce from the pan.

3. Enjoy this delicious hot and sour Chinese cabbage (Szechuan Style)

This Chinese hot and sour soup is a great way to enjoy cabbage. This dish goes well with rice or noodles.

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