Pad Pak Boong (Sauteed water spinach)

    10 mins

    This sauteed vegetable is a common side dish seen on most tables at dinner time. It is easy to make too.


    Bangkok (Krung Thep Maha Nakhon), Thailand
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    Serves: 4 

    • Vegetable oil for frying
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • One handful pak boong/water spinach cut into finger lengths
    • 2 tablespoons yellow bean sauce
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground white pepper

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Fry the garlic in a hot wok until fragrant and browned. Add the pak boong and quickly fry for 5 seconds. Add the yellow bean sauce and cook until hot.
    2. To serve, place on a plate and garnish with the white pepper.

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    Altered ingredient amounts. This dish is so delicious and nutritious too. I like to add light soy sauce and a spoonful of sugar to the dish too... must be my sweet tooth.  -  14 Dec 2009