Vegetable

Authentic Thai stir fried Morning Glory

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March 13, 2021
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Photo by Pana Napa
Author Notes

Morning glory vegetable is one of the post easy to cook and popular vegetable of Thailand. I this post I will write a simple, yet delicious recipe for you to try.

A quick note, another name of Morning Glory is Water Spinach. —Pana Napa

  • Prep time 15 minutes
  • Serves 2
Ingredients
  • 1 handful bunch of Morning Glory
  • 1 tablespoon garlic Pressed with your knife and roughly chopped
  • 1 tablespoon Chilies Minced
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons Soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Soy bean curd (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons Cooking oil
  • 1 pinch of sugar
In This Recipe
Directions
  1. Prepare morning glory by clean the vegetable well and shake a little to remove the water.
  2. Pick the vegetable with your fingers. You will hear the “pop” sound. Usually it will pop well on the top and middle part of the stem. When you get towards the end it will stop and you will feel that it doesn’t crack out and rather tough. That means, that part is to discard. This is the special technique from Thai kitchen. Don’t use a knife to chop because you won’t hear the “pop” 😉
  3. Put the morning glory on a plate and top with garlic and chilies, ready to stir-fry.
  4. Make the sauce by mixing soy sauce, sugar and soy bean paste
  5. Stir-fry over high heat and add stir-fry sauce. Add a little bit of water to give the dish some juice.

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