If you’ve ever found yourself eating from cardboard and plastic containers using flimsy wooden chopsticks, the term ‘healthy Asian cooking’ may sound a little odd at first. However – as with most types of cooking – doing it yourself can make a big, big difference.
This series looks at several basic concepts which will help you put simple, healthy meals on the table whilst keeping the cost down, and the kitchen time to a minimum. It’s very much a win-win-win situation.
Stir-frying can be a great way to prepare quick, healthy meals. With a non-stick wok or pan you’ll need very little oil, and many dishes only take a few minutes to produce. It’s a great mix.
When stir-frying, it’s essential to be well prepared. With such a short cooking time, there’s no opportunity to go searching for an ingredient you’ve forgotten, or to add something which isn’t close by. A few things to consider :