Prawn & Glass-noodle Stir-fry

Soak glass noodles in water till softened and drain them. Prepare sauce: 1tbsp light soy sauce, 1/2 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1/2 tbsp oyster sauce, 1/2 tbsp black pepper, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/2 tbsp sugar. Mix them well in a bowl. Clean and trim prawns. Marinate them with cooking wine, salt and pepper. Heat…

Steamed Scallops & Vermicelli

The other day, I saw frozen half scallop with shell sold in supermarket, so I bought 1 pack. One good thing about seafood is that you don’t need to cook them in sophisticated way, simple steaming will bring their flavor to utmost. I cooked prawn, abalone in this way before. Can’t wait to try with…

Steamed Prawn & Vermicelli

You can replace prawn with shrimps. Prepare prawns. Wash them clean. Cut on the back with scissors or a knife. Remove the intestines. Soak vermicelli in hot water for 10 seconds. Cut shorter. Save a little and chop into small pieces. Chop 3 or 4 cloves of garlic. Heat a pan. Add in 2 tsp…

Steamed Abalone With Vermicelli

It is the first time for me to cook abalone. Since Chinese New Year is quite near, abalone becomes a popular choice in supermarket. My husband just stared at those abalone for a little while,  and I knew for sure that he wanted to have some. I decided to cook them in the easiest way,…

Recipe: Crab & Vermicelli

Vermicelli is a good match for many vegetables and seafood. 1. Soak vermicelli in water for several mins or till it becomes soft. Cut a bit with scissors. Drain them. 2. Clean the crab. Take off the shell. Remove the intestine. And cut into smaller parts. 3. Place crab pieces in a bowl. Add in…

Steamed Ribs with Vermicelli

1. Rinse ribs under water to wash them clean. Soak them in water to let all the blood out. Change water several times till water is clean. 2. Marinate ribs with 2 tsp light soy sauce, 2 tsp oyster sauce, 2 cloves of chopped garlic, 1/2 tsp chopped ginger, 2 tsp sugar and 1 tablespoon…

Braised Pork, Bamboo Shoot & Vermicelli

Two kinds of vermicelli are very popular in China’s northern part: vermicelli made from sweet potato and potato. And I used sweet potato type in this dish. 1. Cut pork (better with some fat) and bamboo shoot into medium chunks. 2. Boil a pot of water. Add in 1 tsp salt. Soak bamboo shoots in…

Spinach & Vermicelli Salad

1. Wash spinach. Remove the root and cut into halves. 2. Boil a pot of water. Add in 1 tsp water. Boil spinach for 1 min. Then dish them out. Set aside. Drain and cool down. 3. Boil another pot of water. Boil vermicelli according to the instruction or till cooked. Drain them. 4. Squeeze…

Green Bean Wide Vermicelli, Spinach & Egg Stir-fry

I found a pack of green bean wide Vermicelli in a corner at the small supermarket near my home. I was very curious about it, because it’s my first time to see Vermicelli made from green beans. And more surprisingly, it’s from Qufu city, Confucius’s hometown, and it’s also a city next to my hometown….

Braised Pork With Mushroom & Vermicelli 

1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put in a little  ginger shreds. Stir fry a bit. 2. Put in pork slices ( cut pork belly into medium thick slices). Stir fry till they turn a bit golden brown. 3. Add in mushrooms ( torn into slim shreds). Stir fry till they get softened….