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Spinach braised in oyster sauce

You'll often find various types of spinach and similar leafy vegetables in Chinese cuisine. Oyster sauce is also commonly used and adds an intense flavour that goes well with spinach.

Spinach braised in oyster sauce

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Ingredients

500

g

wild spinach

2

tbsp

peanut oil

2

cloves

garlic, finely chopped

1

tbsp

ginger, grated

2

stalks

spring onions, finely chopped

3

tbsp

oyster sauce

1

tbsp

light Chinese soy sauce

1

tbsp

Shaoxing rice wine (alternatively, dry sherry)

1

tsp

sugar

1

tsp

sesame oil

Preparation method

  • Heat the peanut oil in a wok.
  • Gently fry the garlic, spring onion, and ginger in the oil but do not allow them to become too brown.
  • Add the spinach and stir until wilted.
  • Season to taste with the oyster sauce, soy sauce, rice wine, sugar, and sesame oil.

Serving suggestions

  • As a component in a composition, e.g. with salmon or pike perch.
  • As a component in a composition with a pork neck component.
  • As a vegetable garnish at a hot buffet.

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