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Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Stir fry Glass Noodles with Vegetables

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恭喜!恭喜!新年如意!情人節快樂!Chinese New Year & Valentine's Day fall on the same day this year. Bring us double happiness in this celebration. It is definitely makes you and your loved ones more meaningful this year. Have you done all your preparations and waiting anxiously for the New Year to come? I would enjoy admiring the Chinese New Year decorations in the shopping mall and also in most of the Chinese houses. There are indeed elegant and full of the CNY atmosphere. Red has always become the favourite colour for CNY, especially those lanterns, fans, items made from red packets (ang pow) and plenty of decorative stuffs. It brings you prosperous and happy feelings. Even though my family main celebration is Christmas but we do have re-union dinner to symbolize the festival. This year, I spend sometime making CNY lanterns, fishes & butterflies from red packets (Ang Pow) to introduce this festival to my son, my son loves it to bits, especially the butterflies. He even asked me transforms those red packets to "Transformers".... phewwwwww..... But it is real fun!

Our local radio station is promoting and advertising plenty of CNY advertisements during this season. Most of them are good advertisements, associate with the festive season, their products and also creating awareness on re-union with family and "Healthy Eating". One of the advertisement really captured my attention! It is from one of the cooking oil company. The advertisement transform the meaning of having healthy home-cooked food with their healthy cooking oil. It brought you the message of having a good year ahead with "healthy cooking" especially during this CNY. In this way, we can assure our family to have a healthy year to cherish their dreams and wishes. For me, this advertisement is the best among all to promote and to inspire healthy cooking awareness to the listeners.

Through this advertisement, it actually brings me some ideas and awareness to opt for something healthy for this coming CNY re-union dinner. One of the dishes in my list is "Simple stir fry glass noodles with eggs, shredded vegetables and chicken" adapted from my good friend's recipe (Food-4tots), Simplified "Kwai Fa Chee" (桂花翅) This cook is a "health conscious" Mommy and she has plenty of creative, healthy yet delicious recipes, specially catered for toddlers and kids. It has become an inspiration for Mommies to cook at home with her simple, healthy and practical recipes!

Start your first day of CNY with some healthy home cooked food to have a "Good Health" ahead. Not forgetting of having a healthy meal with your loved ones during this Valentine's Day and enjoy the beautiful moment!

Wishing all of you, a "HEALTHY" & "PROSPEROUS"
Chinese New Year! 
新年健康!龍精猛!& Happy Valentine's Day! 情人節快樂!

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Recipe adapted & modified from Food-4Tots - simplied Kwai Fa Chee

Ingredients:
200g cabbage (shredded finely)
40g carrot (shredded finely)
60g chicken fillet, cut into strips
20g glass noodle (粉丝) – soaked till softened, pressed dry and cut into 6-7cm long sections
2 eggs (lightly beaten)

Seasonings:
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
¼ tsp sugar (I omitted)
¼ tsp salt
Dash of pepper

Methods:
1. Prepare all the ingredients before hand. Heat up wok with oil.
2. Add in chicken and stir fry for a minute. Then add in carrot and 3 tbsp water. Stir fry with high heat.
3. Add in seasoning and cabbage. Quickly mix well with a pair of long chopsticks until the cabbage shrink. (Cabbage will produce water so do not add too much water)
4. Stir in glass noodle. Keep on stirring.
5. Reduce heat to medium and add in beaten eggs. Stir-fry until cooked. Dish up and serve.

Isn't this recipe simple? Cook up for this CNY and enjoy the holiday!


18 Comentários:

noobcook said...

I love tang hoon, this is a wonderful one-dish noodles, very colourful and healthy as well :)

Food For Tots said...

Thanks for mentioning. You're so kind with words! Makes me feel 龍精虎猛 now after reading it. Your dish looks so colourful and tasty! ;)

Bits of Taste said...

noobcook: Thanks Wiffy! Happy CNY to you and family!

F4T: Thanks LK! haha.... so glad I can make you feel 龍精虎猛 now! Hope to see you soon!

Anonymous said...

nice post. Thanks!

tigerfish said...

I like Gui Hua Zhi! Usually as part of a cold platter dish in the past....so hard to find this dish now. Good that there is some kind of alternative to seek solace....hee heee...

♥peachkins♥ said...

I love "Pancit Bee Hun".

Little Corner of Mine said...

Happy CNY to you and family! I like anything with glass noodle too, this is sure a delicious dish.

mycookinghut said...

Lovely!!! Tang hoon is my fav...!! happy year of tiger 龍精虎猛!!!!

Craft Passion said...

Happy Chinese New Year to you and your family too :)
Love your 龍精虎猛 !!!

Krissy @ The Food Addicts said...

mmmm this looks absolutely yummy! i love glass noodle dishes, and in fact, i plan on making this on saturday for my family's dinner. thanks for the motivation!

Bits of Taste said...

Thanks all and wishing all of you a Happy and Prosperous Tiger Year! 龍精虎猛!

Christine said...

Yeah, this dish, stir fry glass noodles, is very healthy and I like to have it everyday.

Happy New Year, happy cooking with healthy eating!

Bits of Taste said...

Thanks Christine! I love glass noodles too! Wishing you and family 龍精虎猛!

Sasha said...

wow i am going to be yr fans from now on. LOve all the foodie pic and the recipes. Will definitely try it. HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Ju (The Little Teochew) said...

It looks so, so delicious! Happy New Year to you & your family!

ICook4Fun said...

Wishing you and your family A Happy and Prosperous New Year. May the year of tiger brings you lots of happinesss, health and wealth!

petite nyonya said...

Gong Xi Fa Cai!! Fried tang hoon is one of my fav!

Jackie said...

新年快乐 恭喜发财

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