Lettuce with Oyster Sauce

Ho Yau Sahng Choi

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Appears in
Eileen Yin-fei Lo's New Cantonese Cooking

By Eileen Yin-Fei Lo

Published 1988

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This is a quick, easy, delicious example of Cantonese cooking, using one vegetable that is a Canton staple: lettuce.


  • 1 pound iceberg lettuce leaves. (Only the light green leaves of the lettuce are used for this dish. Discard the outer dark green leaves, as they are usually old and will be tough. Separate the light green leaves individually until yo


  1. Wash lettuce leaves several times; break each into 3 pieces with your hands. Drain and reserve. Make the sauce and reserve.
  2. Place the water in a large pot with the baking soda, and bring to a boil. Drop the lettuce leaves into the water, turn