Lajiao Shao Sijidou

Green Beans Stir-Fried with Chilli

Preparation info
  • Serves


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


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By Ken Hom

Published 1990

  • About

Chinese who live in the countryside understandably enjoy a greater variety of fresh produce than those living in the city, with food from their back-yards or a few yards away in nearby fields. With no or little refrigeration, produce is eaten in season, the surplus being dried or pickled or salted. These preserving techniques have been perfected over the course of thousands of years, retaining the nutritional qualities of the foods and enhancing their flavours.

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