Honey chilli glazed lotus stem( serves 4)
Prep time: 15 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins Ingredients 300g lotus stem, peeled and thinly sliced 3 tbsp cornflour 2 tbsp oil, plus extra for deep frying 1 onion, chopped 5g dried red chillies 1 tsp sesame seeds, roasted 5 tbsp tomato ketchup 1/2 tsp dark soy sauce 50g honey sea salt 1 tbsp sesame oil Method: 1. Blanch lotus stem and pat dry. Coat in cornflour and deep-fry in hot oil until golden brown and crispy. Drain and set aside. 2. Heat 2 tbsp oil in a wok and sauté onion and chillies until onions are transparent and glossy. 3. Take wok off heat and mix in sesame seeds, tomato ketchup, dark soy sauce and honey. Season with salt and stir well. Drizzle sesame oil over and serve hot with rice.