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Hot Bamboo Shoot Salad

Recipe_Hot_Bamboo_Shoot_Salad

6 min

Preparation time

30 min

Cooking time

2-3

Serves

Simple ingredients create complex flavours, in this wonderfully aromatic dish.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp jasmine rice.
  • 200g bamboo shoots,in thin strips.
  • 1 tsp [Tamarind Paste]
  • 1 tbsp [Fish Sauce]
  • 1 tsp Palm Sugar.
  • 50ml water.
  • 1 garlic clove,finely chopped.
  • 1 small red chilli,deseeded and finely chopped.
  • 2 spring onions,sliced.
  • 1 tbsp sesame seeds.

Steps for cooking

  • 1.Heat a frying pan,add the dry rice and heat until golden brown. Then remove the rice from the pan and grind using a pestle and mortar.
  • 2. In a small saucepan,mix the fish sauce,tamarind paste,water,palm sugar,garlic and chilli together and bring to the boil.
  • 3. Stir in the bamboo shoots and heat for a further 2 mins.
  • 4. Remove from the heat,add the ground rice,spring onions and sesame seeds and serve hot.

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Medium

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Yes

Chef’s Tips

Add lime wedges and chopped coriander to finish off the dish. Replace the Fish Sauce with Vegetarian ‘Fish’ sauce for a vegan alternative.

Did you know

Bamboo shoots are a natural source of copper, iron and potassium.

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