Spicy Stir-Fried Tsoi-Sim

Spicy Stir-Fried Tsoi-Sim
Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 2-3
  • 1 bunch Tsoi Sim (or equivalent amount of other coarse greens, like pea vine, kale, collard greens or even radish tops)
  • 1 Tbsp. Drfitless sunflower oil
  • ¼ tsp. whole coriander seed (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. green garlic, coarsely chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp. tamari/soy sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • ½ tsp. fish sauce (optional)
  • ¼ - ½ tsp. hot chili sauce, to taste
  1. Rinse Tsoi Sim, separate stems into & cut into 1” pieces.
  2. Reserve the damp leaves & flowering tops.
  3. In a medium saute pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  4. Add coriander seeds, green garlic, & Tsoi Sim stems.
  5. Stir & cook for about a minute or two.
  6. Meanwhile, mix vinegar, tamari, sugar, fish sauce, & hot sauce in a small bowl until sugar dissolves.
  7. Turn up the heat & add Tsoi Sim leaves/flowering tops to pan with the sauce & continue to stir until leaves are just wilted, about 1 minute.
  8. Remove from heat & serve with rice fried tofu or grilled chicken.