Stir fry beef with Asparagus and Oyster sauce


1/2 lb beef sirloin, thinly sliced
1/4 lb asparagus, cut into 2 inches long (or any crunchy vegetables such as broccoli)
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 tsp minced ginger
Seasoning:  1 tbsp oyster sauce, 1 tbsp fish sauce, 1/2 tsp sugar, dash of white pepper


(1)  Marinate beef with little cornstarch, 1 tsp light soy sauce, pepper and cooking wine.  Set aside for 30 minutes.
(2)  Heat 1 tbsp oil in wok.  Add beef and stir fry till half-cooked.  Remove and set aside on plate. 
(3)  Heat 2 tbsp oil in a clean wok.  Add minced garlic and ginger.  Stir fry till fragrant.
(4)  Add asparagus and stir fry for a minute.
(5)  Add beef and seasoning.  Stir fry till beef is cooked (but not overcooked) for about 2 minutes.
(6)  Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot!

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Thai Lemongrass Pork Chops (泰式猪扒)


6 pork chops

Marinate ingredients
1 lemongrass, end part only, sliced thinly
1 green onion, sliced thinly
2 tbsp fish sauce
2 tbsp water
1 tsp sugar
1 /2 tsp salt
1 tbsp sesame seed oil
1 garlic clove, minced


Dressing ingredients
5 tbsp hot water
1 tsp sugar
1 red chilli, sliced thinly
1 tbsp white vinegar
2 tbsp fish sauce
1 garlic clove, minced



(1)  Wash and pat dry pork chops.  Using meat pounder, pound the pork chop and set aside.
(2)  Mix all marinating ingredients in a bowl.
(3)  Combine marinate ingredients and pork chops.  Marinate for 30 minutes.
(4)  Mix all dressing ingredients in a bowl, and set aside.
(5)  Set grill to medium high heat.  Add marinated pork chops, and grill for 10 minutes on both sides or until cooked.
(6)  Serve with rice or rice noodle.  Pour dressing sauce over pork chop before serving.  Enjoy!

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