【Braised daikon and dried shrimps】
You should try this all vegetable dish, amazingly good.
Prepare time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 10 minutes
Serves: 4 servings
1) 1 long daikon (900g);
2) 20 dried shrimps;
3) 1.5 tbsp olive oil, 2 tbsp freshly chopped green onion, 2-3 slices of ginger, 1 anise star, 2 cloves;
4) 1/4 tsp salt, 1/3 tsp sugar, 1.5 tbsp light soy sauce, 1.5 tbsp premium soy sauce, 1.5 tbsp dark soy sauce; 1/6 tsp chicken broth mix;
5) 1 tsp sesame oil.
1: Ahead of time, soak dried shrimps in cold water for a couple of hours (Picture 1), rinse with water and drain. Peel off daikon skin, rinse and pat dry with a paper towel. Cut daikon into 1 cm disc and then cut into 4-6 equal-size triangles (Picture 2).
2: Heat 1.5 tbsp olive oil in a non-stick sauté pan over high heat, sauté chopped green onion, sliced ginger, anise star and cloves for 30 seconds (Picture 3). Then add soaked shrimps, stir and cook for 30 seconds (Picture 4).
3: Add daikon pieces (Picture 5) and stir a few times. Add all ingredients of Ingredient 4) (Picture 6), cover with the lid and cook at medium-low heat for a few minutes, stir occasionally (Picture 7).
4: Remove the lid and continue cook on medium-high heat until the sauce is reduced down to about 1 tablespoon. Add 1 tsp sesame oil, stir to mix. Transfer to a serving plate and serve immediately.