Stir-fried Water Spinach
Take part in Vietnamese Cooking Class and cooking your Stir-fried Water Spinach is one of the most amazing dishes of Vietnamese foods. It is not only tasty but also quite easy for cooking. You can save your time by making this dish. It is very fresh that can be served with rice. That’s why it is really suitable for the hot days.
- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 bunch water spinach (water spinach has long, arrow-shaped leaves). The stem has segments just remove the bottom few inches of stem. Separate the rest into 3-4 inches segments.
- 4 cloves of garlic, peeled and minced (more garlic more better)
- 1 tablespoons fish sauce
- ½ teaspoon sugar
- 1 fresh red bird’s eye chili, minced
Step 1: Wash and set aside. In a large pan fill about 5 cups of water and bring to boil. Add water spinach and stemmed for 1 minute, remove and blanched in ice water bath. Squeeze gently to remove the access water, set aside.
Step 2: In a work, heat the oil over medium-high heat until hot and stir-fry the garlic and chili for about 1 minute for until fragrant. Add the water spinach, fish sauce, sugar and stir-fry for 1 minute. Toss constantly, using chopsticks, keeping the leaves and garlic moving to prevent the garlic from burning. Continue stir-frying for 1 – 2 minutes.
The leaves will give off quite a bit of liquid. Taste for seasoning. Transfer to a serving that’s it. Serve with rice.