Stir-fried green leafy vegetables with chopped garlic


  • 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper powder
  • 1 teaspoon soy sauce
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 2 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • 2 tablespoon water


  • 1 tbsp garlic, finely minced 
  • Green leafy vegetables, roughly sectioned (e.g. Chye sim, naibai, Hong Kong kailan etc)
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable, canola, or peanut oil


  1. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add salt and cooking oil.Add the chopped choy sum and blanch until bright green, about 40 seconds. Drain well.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a wok over high heat until smoking. Add the choy sum, stir, and season with a few pinches of salt. Continue to cook while stirring regularly for about 2 minutes. 
  3. Push the choy sum away from the center of the wok. Add minced garlic to the center of wok.  Fry for a few seconds till fragrant and quickly stir in the sauce. 
  4. Once it starts bubbling, combine it with the choy sum. Season to taste with more salt as desired. Transfer to a serving platter and serve immediately.
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