23 December 2015

Potato with Vinegar Flavor

Chinese name: 醋溜土豆丝 (cù liū tǔ dòu sī)
Style: Sichuan(Szechuan) Cuisine
Characteristics: Potato with vinegar flavor is a good appetizer with bright color, tasting refreshing.

As one of the popular home-style dishes in China, potato with vinegar flavor seems to be a simple dish, but it is the archetypal vinegar flavor dish. Making a plate of delicious potato with vinegar flavor requires a good cutting technique, a well-controlled fire together with the proper seasonings. Potato with vinegar flavor can help lower blood pressure and prevent blockages in the arteries.

Potato with Vinegar Flavor
2 potatoes, 100 g each
1 green pepper, 50 g
green onion (spring onions, scallions)
white vinegar
red chili shreds
Note: the amount of the ingredients especially the seasonings listed above can be appropriately used according to one's personal taste.
Ingredients of Potato with Vinegar Flavor

1. Peel the potatoes with a peeling knife, wash them. Then slice and cut the slices into thin and homogeneous shreds.
2. Put the potato shreds into a basin filled with cold water to soak.
3. Cut the green pepper into shreds.
4. Cut the green onion and ginger into chopped pieces.
Preparation for making Potato with Vinegar Flavor


 Step 1: Place a wok over a high heat until hot. Add some cooking oil, swirling to coat sides. Add in the red chili shreds, chopped ginger and green onion to fry over a high heat until fragrant, about 20 seconds.
Stir-fry the seasonings

 Step 2: Pour in the potato and green pepper shreds, add in some white vinegar, stir-fry it for about 2 minutes on a high heat until it is 90% cooked. Then add some salt and stir it for another 10 seconds.
Stir-fry the potato shreds 

Soon, a plate of refreshing potato with vinegar flavor comes out of the wok with bright color.
Serve up the Potato with Vinegar Flavor