Chinese style vegetables Recipes
Chinese name: 醋溜土豆丝 (cù liū tǔ dòu sī)
Style: Sichuan(Szechuan) Cuisine
Characteristics: it is a good appetizer with bright color, tasting refreshing.
As one of the popular home-style dishes in China, this dish seems to be simple, but it is the archetypal vinegar flavor dish. Making this dish requires a good cutting technique, a well-controlled fire together with the proper seasonings. Potato with vinegar flavor can help lower blood pressure and prevent blockages in the arteries.
2 potatoes, 150 g each
1 green pepper, 50 g
green onion (spring onions, scallions)
red chili shreds
Note: the amount of the ingredients especially the seasonings listed above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste.
1. Peel the potatoes with a peeling knife, wash them. Then slice and cut the slices into thin and homogeneous shreds.
2. Put the shreds into a basin filled with cold water to soak.
3. Cut the green pepper into shreds.
4. Cut the green onion and ginger into chopped pieces.
Place a wok over a high heat until hot. Add some cooking oil, swirling to coat sides. Add in the red chili shreds, chopped ginger and green onion to fry over a high heat until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
Pour in the potato and green pepper shreds, add in some white vinegar, stir-fry it for about 2 minutes on a high heat until it is 90% cooked. Then add some salt and stir it for another 10 seconds.
After all the steps of this recipe, a plate of refreshing potato with vinegar flavor comes out of the wok with bright color.
Our Guests Attending Cooking Class
- Our Guests Learn to Make Dumplings
On Mar. 29, 2013, Mr. Edgar’s five family members from Mexico & Mr. Sharada and Ms. Bisnu from Nepal joined our cooking class in Xian during a family visit. Just as they said, this is a unique way to spend some time with local family in China, make new friends and learn new skills of cooking Chinese dishes. They love dumplings a lot and learnt to cook Potato with Vinegar Flavor – one of the most favorite dishes among Chinese.
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- Our Guests Making Dumplings
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