I loved pumpkin, this is a fact. Regardless it is cooked in soup, make into dessert, bake it, steam it, etc, I just love pumpkin!
If you, too, are liking pumpkin as much as I do, try this super easy and savory pumpkin dish. Simple ingredients, easy cooking method, you will get to savor it in just a flash!
300 gram of pumpkin, peeled, removed seeds and sliced thinly
1 teaspoon of dried shrimps, rinsed and soaked for 5 minutes
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 – 2 teaspoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of chicken granule
Pinch of salt
2 – 3 tablespoons of water
1 tablespoon of cooking oil
1) Heat wok with oil over medium fire. Add garlic and dried shrimps, stir fry till fragrant.
2) Add in pumpkin slices. Drizzle water along the side of the wok. Lower heat when wok sizzles, and simmer pumpkin with lid on, for about 2 minutes or until pumpkin cubes are semi-softened. Stir fry occasionally to avoid sticking.
3) Remove lid from wok, sprinkle sugar and chicken granule. Stir fry to combine. Sprinkle a little bit more water, if find it too dry.
4) Continue simmering for 1 – 2 minutes till completely softened. Sprinkle salt and stir fry a little to combine well. Heat off and dish up.
A portion of pumpkin stir fry counts about 120kcal.
Tips: Instead of plain water, use chicken stock to simmer the pumpkin, if desired.