Garlic Sauce Romaine Lettuce
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Serves: 2
  • 2 stalks romaine lettuce, separate leaves from stems
  • For blanching the lettuce:
  • a pinch of salt
  • few drops of oil
  • Garlic Sauce:
  • 1 tablespoon grated garlic
  • 1 tablespoon oil
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • ½ teaspoon sugar
  • half a cup water
  • Thickener for sauce:
  • 2 teaspoons potato starch
  • 2 tablespoons water
  1. Combine oyster sauce, soy sauce, sugar and water in a small container, set aside.
  2. Whisk potato starch with water to serve as thickener later, set aside.
  3. Fill a pot with water, add in some salt and oil, bring to boil over high heat.
  4. Cook the romaine lettuce for a minute, remove immediately, drain well and place on a plate.
  5. Heat oil in a skillet over medium-low heat, sauté the garlic until fragrant, add in oyster sauce mixture, stir occasionally while cooking until the sauce starts to bubble.
  6. Pour starch water around the pan, mix and cook a bit more until the sauce starts to thicken.
  7. Dress the romaine lettuce with garlic sauce and enjoy!
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