CHOW YUK STIR FRY WITH HAM
COOKBOOK: Cooking with Mickey (Tahitian Terrace, Adventureland) - Volume II
Chow Yuk means sautéed vegetables in Chinese.
add a meat to this stir fry, for instance beef and you have beef chow yuk.
This recipe was for turkey but it gave me some other options , one of them being leg ham which I just happen to have in the fridge.
A delicious, healthy and simple dish
2 tablespoons of olive oil
200g of leg ham, shaved or sliced thinly
salt and pepper
1 onion, sliced
100g snow peas, ends removed2 cups of celery , sliced
100g cup mushrooms, sliced
1/2 cup of bamboo shoots, sliced
100g bean sprouts, chopped lightly
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 cup chicken broth
1 tablespoon of cornflour
4 tablespoons of water
250g hokkien noodles , cooked as per package instructions
Heat oil in wok. Fry onion until slightly golden in colour, add snow peas, add bamboo shoots, bean sprouts, celery, stir fry for a minute.
Add mushrooms and ham, stir fry for another minute. Add stock and soy sauce, simmer for a further minute or two.
Mix the cornflour and water in a separate small bowl unit cornflower is diluted. Add this to the ham mixture. stir immediately, until it thickens lightly (approx 1-2mins). Add cooked noodles.
Blend well and ready to serve.