Stir-Fried Chinese Lettuce and Wine Rice

Preparation info
  • Makes

    4 to 6

    servings as part of a multicourse meal
    • Difficulty


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By Linda Anusasananan

Published 2012

  • About

In the mountains of Meizhou, we ate lunch at the Hakka-owned Yearning Tea Plantation. Hills surrounded us with rows of tea bushes undulating in rhythmic waves of green. We sipped dancong tea, a high-quality local oolong noted for its ability to soothe the throat. Yearning’s logo features a flying wild goose that represents the Hakka fleeing from the north to the south.

One dish announced its arrival with the fragrant scent of rice wine. A reddish mound of soft rice and big cl