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Chinese New Year Limpets with Nai Bai Vegetables ( 小鲍炒奶白菜 )

chinese new year fortune limpets with nai bai
The Chinese Lunar New Year is just next month, and Luxury Haven will be sharing our CNY Recipes from now so be sure to save them so that you can retrieve them easily later.

From the lavish Abalone shellfish to the economical Limpets, we got you all covered! There is a yummy recipe bound to suit every budget and palate. Let’s kick off with the inexpensive Limpets, a type of aquatic snails which I call them the Poor Man’s Abalones!

antioxidant anti inflammatory superfood wolfberries goji berries
We are lucky to have these shellfish in canned forms; a can of Fortune Brand ( 财神牌 ) Limpets only costs you about SGD 10. You can get between 7 – 15 pieces inside, depending on the brands and their sizes. Top with a dash of red, these Wolfberries aka Goji Berries Antioxidant and Anti-inflammatory Superfood not only add a festive colour to the dish but also whole lots of medicinal benefits. Let’s check out how easy it is to cook these Limpets with Nai Bai Vegetables ( 小鲍炒奶白菜 ) for your coming Chinese New Year!

cny fortune limpets with nai bai recipe
1 canned Limpets
200g Nai Bai or Baby Bok Choy Vegetables
¼ can of Limpet Broth
1 tbsp Wolfberries /Goji Berries
½ tsp Minced Garlic
½ tsp Minced Ginger
1 tsp Oyster Sauce
1 tsp Sesame Oil
1 tsp Chinese Cooking Wine / Shaoxing Hua Diao Wine ( 紹興花雕酒 )
2 tsp Cornstarch
2 tsp Cooking Oil
Dash of Pepper

    ntuc fairprice nai bai vegetables
  • Chop off end of stems, and then cut Nai Bai into half vertically according to image. Rinse thoroughly.
  • how to blanch vegetables
  • Blanch vegetables in water. Drain.
  • creative chinese new year food presentation vegetables
  • Arrange vegetables neatly onto serving plate.
  • cooking with limpets wolfberries
  • Heat oil and saute garlic till fragrant. Throw in limpets, broth, wolfberries, ginger and seasonings and stir fry for about 3 minutes. Stir in cornstarch and mix well.
  • colourful food presentation baby abalone bok choy
  • Place ingredients neatly onto vegetables and you are ready to serve your Chinese New Year Limpets with Nai Bai Vegetables ( 小鲍炒奶白菜 )!
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  1. Your presentation is very pretty!

  2. Limpets for me then hee..hee... I love they way you plated it. So beautiful just like restaurant food!

  3. What a gorgeous dish! Definitely worthy of any celebration!

  4. Very original dish, I really want to try it :-)

  5. It looks amazing and delicious:)

  6. Delicous!

  7. A very original dish! Sounds very yummy!
    And such lovely dispalying!

  8. We make a similar dish for CNY. It's a family favorite :)

  9. Thanks for sharing this recipe.

  10. I love this dish. Dont cook it but usually have it in restaurants especially on wedding or birthday.

  11. The door of heaven is indeed wide open. This is the dish. Got me all food trailed. Yum.

  12. How exciting the Chinese New Year is next month, looking forward to seeing all related themed posts and celebrations across Instagram! :)

  13. As usual very interesting! Thanks a lot for the post)

  14. beautiful presentation....and the dish looks absolutely yummy!

  15. ;D

    Parece bom!

    Ótimo sábado!

    Beijo! ^^


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