Monday, March 01, 2010

Meat Free Monday #8 - Sweet and sour chinese leaf with egg fried rice

Another meat free Monday where I was so busy (now writing this a whole week later) - this time after trawling through the backlog of enquiries I was making a start on the lovely VAT return, but there was just some time to make some fast food in between.

I found some great chinese leaf (US - napa cabbage) recipes from the January beet n squash you that I had been far too busy to even contemplate. The sweet and sour idea is quite simple - you can add beansprouts, water chestnuts, bamboo shoots etc or whatever you like. I made a simple sweet and sour with homemade tomato sauce, soy, rice wine vinegar, dark brown sugar, sesame oil and added this later.

Egg fried rice - rice boiled with turmeric. Drained and mixed with softened onion, peas, soy, cumin, ground and fresh coriander and beaten egg.

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