Welcome to another Mystery Ingredient Monday and this week I've delved deep into the back of the pantry to that annoying little can of
You know how it is. You have all these grand plans of cooking healthy stir fries for dinner, grab a couple tins of bamboo shoots or water chesnuts (that's another blog post) to change up from the usual ingredients but never get around to it or can't be bothered opening the can. Well, that's me anyway. I haven't been able to think up too many for this ingredient but have relied on Google and Pinterest for some ideas. Don't forget to strain bamboo shoots from the liquid and give a good rinse under a running tap.
- added to stir fries
- added to Thai curries
- finely chopped and added to wontons, spring rolls, Asian dumplings
- added to Asian style clear and creamy soups
- julienned and added to crunchy Asian noodle salads
Here's some recipes to try.
Chicken & Bamboo Shoot Yellow Curry with Roti & Rice
Japanese Bamboo Shoot & Shiso Rice
Dry Fried Shredded Chicken & Bamboo Shoots
Pork, Pineapple & Bamboo Shoot Curry
Bamboo Shoot, Mushroom and Long Bean Stir Fry
Bamboo Shoot Salad
Shrimp & Pork Dumplings with Bamboo Shoots
Thai Style Bamboo Shoot Salad
Stay tuned for another recipe during the week. Do you have any favourite recipes using bamboo shoots? Do you have any hard to use up ingredients you'd like some recipes ideas for? I might be able to help you out. Shoot me an email or comment below.