Doujiao Zai Chao Sigua Yuner

Long Beans Stir-Fried with Silk Squash and Cloud Ears

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    as Part of a Chinese Meal, or 2 as a Single Dish.
    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The Taste of China

By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

One of the best vegetarian dishes I have eaten anywhere was prepared in the kitchen of my own family in Kaiping (Hoiping). It’s a brilliant combination of authentically Cantonese tastes and textures. The long beans were fresh from the fields, crisp and extremely sweet, the silk squash had a soft, spongy texture and earthy flavour which was a nice contrast to its coarse skin. The cloud ears had a soft but elastic texture and subtle flavour. Quickly stir-fried with the other ingredients th