Friday, September 27, 2013

Stir Fry Morning Glory (Char Trokoun)

Stir Fry Morning Glory (Char Trokoun)

This recipe is easy and cheap, all you need is water spinach which is what it is call in America, it has long stem with pointed green leaves. In Asia it grows in the lake pond and any place that has water.

20 stems of water spinach or Trokoun cut to 1 inch long about 4 to 5 cups (keep stems separate from the leaves.
8 oz of minced pork, shrimp, chicken or tofu whatever you like
2 T of oyster sauce
2 T of fish sauce or soy sauce
1 T of sugar more or less up to you
1 to 2 T of Fermented soy bean
3 garlic cloves minced
2 T of vegetable oil

In hot wok heat oil add garlic stir fry until brown
Add pork, shrimp, or whatever you like to it cook until no longer pink
Add water spinach stems part only, cook until tender if needed add a bit of water
Now add soy sauce or fish sauce, sugar, oyster sauce, and soy bean, mix well,
(Make sure you add a T of everything at a time in case it is salty)
Now add the leaves and stir fry quickly, Water spinach cook very fast so be careful don’t overcook.
Taste and adjust turn the heat off.

Serve with cooked rice


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