苦瓜炒蛋

 

苦瓜炒蛋

 

我一向都不是很喜欢吃苦瓜,但是认识的人个个都夸苦瓜好,苦瓜败火、苦瓜解毒、苦瓜减肥,等等等等,所以我时不时的也就炒一回苦瓜。不知道这个算不算顺应潮流。

材料:苦瓜炒蛋

苦瓜,辣椒,木耳,鸡蛋,调味料适量。

做法:

1、木耳泡发,清理干净,撕成小块。

2、鸡蛋加一点米酒打散待用。苦瓜炒蛋

3、苦瓜洗净去籽,切条。

4、辣椒洗净切碎。

5、炒锅倒油烧热,放入鸡蛋炒散,盛出待用。

6、锅里重新倒油,大火,倒入木耳略炒至可以听到噼啪声。苦瓜炒蛋

7、把苦瓜和辣椒倒进锅里,煸炒几分钟。

8、锅里加盐,少许糖调味,继续煸炒至苦瓜开始变软。

9、鸡蛋倒进锅里,炒匀即可出锅。

 

苦瓜炒蛋

Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear

 

Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear

 

Bitter Melon is also called Bitter Squash. As its name, it does taste bitter, but it’s good for you, by Chinese sayings. Actually, anything tastes bitter is good for your health, by old sayings in China.

I’m not a bitter melon fan, but I do cook it once a while, mainly stir fry with eggs.

Ingredients:Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear

2 medium size bitter melon, 3 eggs, 2 red cayenne pepper, 10 wood ear, seasoning to taste.

Method:

1. Soak wood ear in water for about an hour, then clean it up. Tear into smaller pieces if it’s too big.

2. Cut bitter melon in half, scoop the seeds out, then chop into pieces.

3. Chop pepper into pieces.

4. Mix eggs with a little bit cooking wine, set aside.

5. Heat up skillet with high heat, add cooking oil, pour eggs, cook until eggs get firm. Transfer eggs to a plate, set aside.

Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear              Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear

6. Add cooking oil to skillet, stir fry wood ear until you start hearing it pop.

7. Add pepper and bitter melon into skillet, cook for several minutes, then add salt and pepper, a pinch of sugar. Keeping cooking and stirring.

8. Add cooked eggs back into skillet, keep cooking until bitter melon get some tender.

9. Transfer to plate, serve when it’s hot.

 

Stir Fried Bitter Melon with Eggs and Wood Ear

 

Wood Ear

 

Wood Ear

 

Wood Ear showing in picture is the ready-to-cook look. It’s one kind of dry ingredient, you have to soak it in water for at least an hour before you cook it.

Wood ear has different names in English. This name should be translated directly from its Chinese name.

Below are the links from wiki:Wood Ear

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Auricularia_auricula-judae

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cloud_ear_fungus

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_ear