Veggies get nutty

Have you ever had baby corn? It’s one of those things that I’ve had in restaurants and hotels but never really purchased to make at home. They add nice colour to a dish though. I recently started buying them. They’re very easy to cook and they cook fast. Just five minutes on the heat and they’re done. So if you’d like to make a colourful addition to your meals, they’re a good one to try.

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loved the crunch of the almond flakes, added a nice texture

You can steam them, roast them in the oven, or add them to a stir fry like I’ve done. You can also chop or cut the in different ways to change things up a bit. bite sized pieces or slice down the middle like I’ve done for this or just leave them whole.

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OK, lets get started on the stir fry…

I kept it very simple, just green beans, the baby corn and some onions. Wash and prep the veggies, slice the onions.

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I cut the baby corn down the middle length wise because I thought they were a little too big next to the green beans. When I do a stir fry I tend to want the veggies to be nearly the same size/shape as much as possible
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start by frying the onions in a bit of cooking oil until they soften
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then add the green beans and baby corn, and sprinkle with salt to taste

Another thing I do with stir fry vegetables is to add them to the pan based on their cooking time. So the veggies that take the longest to cook first. But didn’t really matter this time, these two have the same cooking time. Four to five minutes on the heat and they’re done

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in the last 30 seconds of cooking, I sprinkled in the flaked almonds, stirred them in
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and voila!

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yummy!

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As you can tell, I probably cooked mine just a bit longer than 5 minutes. Sometimes that just can’t be helped when you have a toddler and a new born in the house. The almond flakes are nice touch though, so try them out!

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About aika

Making, eating and sharing good food are a splendid way to start, brake and end a day! I post good eats on www.pendolamama.co.ke. Life is a feast, eat up!

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