Thursday, 25 February 2016

Chinese Bird's Nest

Chinese Bird's  Nest

For the Nest
Ingredients 
1 bowl of Rice Vermicelli boiled (1/4 packet of Rice Vermicelli boiled in water with salt and 1 tsp Oil and drained )
Oil for frying 

Method 
Take a round steel strainer. Adjust the rice vermicelli  in the strainer. Press another similar strainer on top. Heat oil and deep fry the vermicelli till brown. Keep it aside till the filling is made.

For the Filling 
Ingredients 
3 Eggs boiled
1 cup Corn boiled
1 Onion cubes
1 tsp Garlic chopped 
1 Carrot roll cut
1 Green Capsicum cubes
1cup Cabbage shredded 
1/4 cup Spring Onions chopped 
2 tbsp Soy sauce 
1 tbsp Chilli sauce 
1 tbsp Vinegar 
1 tsp Honey 
1 tbsp Tomato Ketchup
Salt to taste 
2 tbsp Oil

Method 
Take a wok, add oil and heat it. Add the garlic and onion. Sauté it for 2 minutes. Add the vegetables one by one ( save little cabbage and spring onion for garnishing) and stir fry on full flame for a minute or two. Add the all the sauce, vinegar,  honey, ketchup and salt. Stir it for a minute and the filling is ready.

To make the bird's nest, take the fried vermicelli  bowl. Add the filling and decorate the egg to look like a bird and add the egg bird on top. Garnish with cabbage and spring onions. Serve immediately.