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Morning Glory recipe

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Morning Glory recipe
(Phad phak boong)


This is a delicious dish and is often cooked as a show piece in some restaurants. Is is normally cooked very fast and furiously over a high heat and then in some establishments,a waiter will run over to the other side of the road while the cook stands with his back to the road. The cook will then throw the contents of his wok over his head, over the road and it is caught (or not!) on a plate by the waiter.


   700g (81/2 cups, 1 lb 6 oz) morning glory or spinach

    60mls (4 tablespoons) oil

    120mls (1/2 cup, 4 fl oz) chicken stock or water

    9 cloves of garlic – chopped

    10 small green and red chillies – smashed


    120 mls (1/2 cup, 4 fl oz) soya bean paste

    10 g (1 tablespoon) sugar

    75 ml (5 tablespoons) oyster sauce

    1 teaspoon ground black peper


Put all the ingredients except the oil into a bowl. Put the oil into a wok and when it is hot and all the ingredients. Stir-fry quickly for 2-3 minutes until the morning glory or spinach is cook.


Serve: 4
Preparation and cooking time: 10 minutes.

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