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Tuesday, June 23, 2009

IF YAN CAN COOK ,SO CAN I !

SHRIMP WITH MUSHROOMS AND BAMBOO SHOOTS
This is not a authentic Chinese recipe, but my own, made entirely with Chinese ingredients. We never had this dish before but certainly I will have to make it again. My family loved it a lot!

INGREDIENTS:
1.1/2 lb.frozen cooked medium shrimp,
2 cups sliced imitation crab,
1 medium sliced onion,
2 cloves of garlic, minced,
2 tablespoons cooking oil,
1 cup chili bamboo shoots,
2 -15 oz. cans straw mushrooms,
2 tablespoons crab paste,
1 teaspoon sesame oil,
1/3 cup sweet chili sauce,
salt,
pepper;
DIRECTIONS:
Heat 2 tablespoons cooking oil; saute onion and garlic for 1,2 minutes;add bamboo shoots,mushrooms,crab paste,sesame oil,sweet chili, salt and pepper; stir fry for 3 minutes; add shrimp and crab meat and continue stir fry for another 2 minutes longer. Turn of heat . Serve with rice.
Enjoy!

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BERRY BERRY SLURPEE



Bring a straw and enjoy my SLURPEE!
How did I made it? Well, I'm not sure how the real Slurpee is made but mine is made of:
2 cups vanilla ice cream,
2 cups frozen raspberries in syrup,
2 cups strawberries in syrup,
All the ingredients goes on the blender and blend...blend....until smooth! Serve and enjoy!
(p.s. I had my own prepared frozen in syrup berries)

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VANILLA ICE CREAM WITH FRUIT SAUCE


FRUIT SAUCE INGREDIENTS:
2 cups blueberries,
2 cups strawberries,
2 cups grapes,
2 cups apricots,
2 cups sugar,
1 tablespoon vanilla extract,
1/2 cup water;
In a sauce pan bring to boil 1/2 cup water; add sugar and stir until dissolved; add all the fruits and cook uncovered for 45 minutes; let cool then add vanilla. Spoon in sterile jars and refrigerate until use time. My next project with this Fruit Sauce is CREPES ! Today, ICE CREAM


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TURKEY GREEN BEAN STEW WITH BASMATI RICE AND CUCUMBER SALAD





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