January 24, 2012

Kitchen Adventures: Stir-Fry Spinach, My Style

Chinese Spinach or Kulitis can be easily harvested in our backyard in Nueva Ecija. So when Matt’s yaya went home last week, I told Mama to send some veggies especially kulitis.
Source: Project Noah
Last Sunday, I saw carts of cauliflower in the market. They all look good and attractive, so I asked how much per kilo. At PhP40 per kilo, it is quite cheaper compare to its price before.  So I bought a medium head for only 18 pesos.
The featured recipe on Quick Fire at NEWSTV11 few weeks ago caught my mind.  With enough kulitis and cauliflower, ready to go for the recipe. Cooked with some variations (check Quickfire's Fan Page ), our lunch for Tuesday (January 24, 2012) STIR-FRY SPINACH.
Stir-Fry Spinach
For this recipe, you need the following:
Cooking oil, 1 tbsp
Garlic, minced
Onion, chopped
Cauliflower, 1 head
Shitake Mushroom, 1 can (I bought it for only PhP28.50 at SM Hypermarket)
Young corn, 1 cup
Kulitis leaves (Chinese Spinach)
Oyster sauce, 2 tbsp
Cornstarch, 1 tbsp dissolved in 2 tbsp of water
Salt and pepper to taste.

Time to cook:
Heat oil and sauté garlic and onion. Stir-fry cauliflower, Shitake mushroom, and young corn for about 5 minutes or when the veggies are already tender. Add kulitis, celery stalks and the oyster sauce-cornstarch mixture. Continue stirring until spinach are half-done. Serve with rice.
NOTE: you can add a little more water if you want to increase the volume of sauce.
Quick and easy, right?