MyNutriCounter / Prosperity Stir-Fry



250g/9oz Nian Gao

100g/3.5oz Chinese sweet peas, tips picked off

100g/3.5oz young corn, cut into bite-sized pieces

100g/3.5oz baby carrots, cut into bite-sized pieces

100g/3.5oz white onion, thinly sliced

15g/0.5oz cornstarch, for dusting

50ml/2fl oz peanut oil

For the Sauce

15ml. (1 tbsp.) black bean garlic paste

15ml. (1 tbsp.) chiu chow chili oil

15ml. (1 tbsp.) sesame oil

15ml. (1 tbsp.) honey/maple syrup

30ml. (2 tbsp.) cold water

3g (1 tsp.) cornstarch


  1. Mix all ingredients for the sauce in a small bowl.
  2. Cut Nian Gao into bite-sized pieces. Lightly dust with cornstarch.
  3. Heat peanut oil in a frying pan. Pan-fry Nian Gao for about 2 minutes per side over medium heat. Set aside.
  4. In the same pan, add peas, carrots, young corn, and onions. Sautee for 3-4 minutes over high heat.
  5. Return Nian Gao to the pan and pour in the sauce mixture. Cook for about another minute, stirring continuously.



Update Message: As it’s the Chinese New Year and a time for fresh beginnings, we’ve created a simple, nutritious and delicious stir-fry to cater for any healthy eating resolutions.

Tags: dinner, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, lunch, Mains

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