Cold Dressed Frisee

Posted on March 4, 2013 by Seven Zhu

Frisee in Chinese is called bitter herb, which mainly contains carbohydrates, vitamin B, vitamin C, and mineral nutrients etc. According to traditional Chinese medicine, frisee tastes bitter and cold, which has antibacterial, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory effect, and can improve eyesight.

Cold Dressed Frisee

Frisee contains protein, high dietary fiber, lots of minerals including calcium, phosphorus, zinc, copper, iron, manganese and other microelements, and vitamin B1, B2, C, carotene, nicotinic acid etc. Eating frisee contributes to antibody synthesis, immunity enhancement, brain function promotion. Rich iron in frisee helps to prevent anemia.

Ingredients: 100g frisee

Seasoning: 1 tbsp oil; 1 tsp salt; 4 garlic cloves; 1 tsp cooking wine; 1 tsp soy sauce; 1 tsp mature vinegar; 1/2 tsp oyster oil; 1 tsp white sugar; Sichuan pepper; red pepper


1. Wash and clean frisee, then drain. Chop garlic cloves into small sections.

Cold Dressed Frisee                     Cold Dressed Frisee

2. Wash and clean red string peppers, get rid of seeds, slice into fine stripes. Add 1 tsp cooking wine, soy sauce, salt, 1/2 oyster oil into a bowl and mix well.

Cold Dressed Frisee                     Cold Dressed Frisee

3. Then add 1 tsp white sugar into the bowl, mix well. Add 1 tbsp oil into a wok, heat the wok and add Sichuan peppers until fragrance, get Sichuan peppers out of the wok.

Cold Dressed Frisee                     Cold Dressed Frisee

4. Add mixed seasoning in the bowl into the bowl. Stir fry on low heat until mix well. Then switch off the heat. Clean frisee, rib frisee into fine sections and add into a glass bowl. Add chopped garlic cloves.

Cold Dressed Frisee                     Cold Dressed Frisee

5. Finally add fried seasoning onto frisee, then mix well. Serve.

Cold Dressed Frisee

Cooking tips: in order to keep the crispy taste of frisee, put less salt. Cook oyster oil, cooking wine, mature vinegar seasoning until thickness. If you like ginger flavor, may add some chopped ginger into it.

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