Blanched Gai Lan With Oyster Sauce (Chinese Broccoli)

Recipe by Rita1652
READY IN: 20mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Combine the oyster sauce, cornstarch, chicken stock, rice wine, sugar, soy sauce, ginger, garlic and sesame oil in a small saucepan.
  • Bring to a boil and cook until sauce thickens.
  • Set aside.
  • Wash the gai lan in cold water.
  • Trim off and discard the tough bottoms.
  • Peel stalks if they are thick and tough; leave gai lan whole or cut into thirds.
  • Bring 1-3 quarts of water to a boil in a wok and add the soy and oil.
  • Add the greens, bring back to a second boil with lid on.
  • Turn off the heat and let greens steam for a minute or two.
  • When the green stalks brighten, test one for doneness.
  • It should be tender and crisp.
  • Drain immediately and shake off excess water.
  • Transfer to a platter, pour dressing over, and serve immediately.
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