Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Stir-Fry Ridged Gourd with Shrimps and Tofu

Stir-Fry Ridged Gourd with Shrimps and Tofu

   Ingredients   :

   2    ridge gourd, washed, peeled and cut horizontally 
   2    square tofu ( fried and white tofu), cut into pieces
   1/2 lb shrimp, cleaned & deveined, add pinch of sugar 
   3    ginger slice
   1    clove garlic, thinly slice ( i smashed)
   1    stalk green onion, cut 1 inch length 
   1    teaspoon oyster sauce
   2    teaspoon vegetable oil
   1/2 teaspoon corn starch, add with 2 teaspoon water 
   1/4 cup water ( i used chicken broth)
   dash of pepper powder
   dash of fish sauce

    Method   :

    In a wok, heat the oil, add ginger and garlic, cook until fragrant. Add in the shrimp and dump in ridge 
    gourd. Stir-fry for  awhile. 
    Add the tofu and toss for a while. Splash in water ( chicken broth), add oyster sauce, sugar, dash in 
    pepper powder and fish sauce. Cover wok lid and let it simmer for 2 - 3 minutes.

    Open lid, stir in the corn starch mixture, add green onion and mix well everything in the wok.

    Adjust taste if needed. Dish up and serve.




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