Stir-Fried Lettuce with Savoury Bacon

Preparation info
  • Serves


    as a Side Dish
    • Difficulty


Appears in
Ken Hom's Hot Wok

By Ken Hom

Published 1996

  • About

Stir-fried lettuce always sounds a bit strange to Western ears, but once you realize that there are few things that cannot be cooked in the wok, you understand everything. The intense heat of the wok stir-frying technique means quick cooking. This preserves the nutritional content as well as the taste and texture of almost any vegetable. Indeed, as in this recipe, contact with the wok imparts a gentle smoky flavour to the food. Thus, we turn inexpensive and prosaic iceberg lettuce into a su