Stir-Fried Choy Sum


When I Googled “choy sum” I found this easy recipe at based on a recipe from the blogger’s Aunt Katie. She’s right; this is delicious.

1 bunch choy sum
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1 tablespoon oyster sauce
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
2-3 cloves garlic
2-3 Thai chili peppers
Chop the choy sum stalks into thirds. Start a pot of boiling water and blanch the choy sum for about 3 minutes.  Quickly transfer the choy sum to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking.
Heat vegetable oil over medium high heat. Smash garlic cloves and chop chili peppers (seed them if your tolerance to spicy heat is as pitifully weak as mine is) and add to oil until garlic is golden. Then, add choy sum and toss to coat with oil. Finally, add 1 tablespoon of each (or more to taste): soy sauce, fish sauce and oyster sauce. Stir to combine and serve. Serves 4.

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