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How To Make Trini Chow Mein/Stir Fry Vegetables

Kez come for de WOK, sign she up! Dev turns up the heat in de yard to prepare a quick and tasty Chow Mein aka Stir Fry Vegetables:


2-3 Star anise

1 tablespoon chopped garlic

1 tbsp chopped ginger

1 med-large sweet/green pepper, cut into julienne pieces

1 med onion

1 small tin shiitake/poku mushrooms, sliced thinly

2 cups shredded cabbage

1 medium carrot, sliced thinly into julienne pieces

1-2 tsp sesame oil

1-2 tsp rice wine

1-2 tsp light soy sauce

1 tsp MSG/vetsin (OPTIONAL)


white pepper

3 tbsp veg oil


1. Heat the wok first, then add oil. Wait till oil starts to smoke.

2. Add in star anise, fry for 30-40 seconds.

3. Add in ginger and garlic, fry for 15 seconds. Monitor closely until colour just starts to change.

4. Add in all vegetables. Toss/Mix well. Keep tossing for about 2 mins.

5. Add in sesame oil, rice wine, soy sauce, MSG, sprinkle of salt and white pepper Toss/Mix well.

6. Fry for about another 2 mins, check for salt and adjust if needed. Veg must still be somewhat firm, not too soft.


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