cook like a local: garlic chutes
Today is our first post in a series that will help those of you who want to learn to make local dishes at home. We have a dear, dear lady who helps us with cleaning and prepares our lunch four days a week and she will be one of our guides along this journey.
Today we’ll start with a very easy dish: stir-fried garlic chutes with pork. 蒜薹肉丝 suan tai rou si.
What you need:
– roughly 25-30 garlic chutes, washed and cut into bite-sized pieces
-pork strips. You can buy these pre-cut at any supermarket or just them yourself. We used about 1/3 cup but you can add more or less
-one large chopped tomato
-hua Jiao or wu xiang fen (flower pepper or Chinese five spice)
and now, watch how it’s done:
and the finished product: