This recipe is not authentic Shanghai cuisine, but we like the name and the results.
Shanghai Stir-Fry Salmon
1 garlic clove, crushed (optional)
1 small onion, finely chopped
1 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
3 to 4 cups sliced green vegetables (e.g., celery, bok choy, chard, broccoli)
1 tablespoon light (salt reduced) soy sauce
1 tablespoon Chinese Cooking wine or sherry
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
2 tablespoons Hoisin sauce
1 teaspoon honey
- Heat the oil in a frying pan over medium high heat (if oil begins to smoke reduce heat), add the salmon slices and cook for 1 minute on each side or until done. Remove from pan and keep warm.
- Heat the extra oil in a frying pan, add the garlic and onion and ginger and cook for 1 to 2 minutes over high heat. Add the green vegetables and cook for a further minute. Stir in the soy sauce, cooking wine or sherry, sesame oil, hoisin sauce and honey. Cook for a further minute, stirring.
- Add the cooked salmon to the vegetables, stir to combine then serve immediately with udon noodles or rice.