Spicy tuna with stir fried cucumber

It's quite a rare thing to cook cucumber, but Chinese cookery has so many recipes that use cooked cucumber!

Recipe By: cookbuzz (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/454)
Serves 1 Cook: 5 min

Ingredients

Cucumber 10cm
Red pepper 1/4
Tinned tuna in sunflower oil (small) 1
Garlic 1 clove
Ginger 1 thumb
Chinese chilli bean sauce (Tobanjan) 1.5 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Sesame seeds 1 tsp

Method

1
Here is what you need.
2
Smash the cucumber using the side of a knife or a rolling pin. Then cut into bitesize pieces.
3
Dice the red pepper into 1cm squares.
4
Add 1 tbsp of oil from the tinned tuna into a frying pan.
5
Add the red pepper, finely chopped garlic & ginger, and stir fry on medium heat. After 1 minute, add the chilli bean sauce and sugar and mix well.
6
Add the tuna and stir fry for 1 minute. Watch out for hot oil splashes!
7
Add the cucumber and stir fry for 2 minutes. Job done.
8
Transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle with the sesame seeds and enjoy!

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Spicy tuna with stir fried cucumber

It's quite a rare thing to cook cucumber, but Chinese cookery has so many recipes that use cooked cucumber!

Recipe By: cookbuzz (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/454)

Serves 1

Cook: 5 min

Ingredients

Cucumber 10cm
Red pepper 1/4
Tinned tuna in sunflower oil (small) 1
Garlic 1 clove
Ginger 1 thumb
Chinese chilli bean sauce (Tobanjan) 1.5 tbsp
Sugar 1 tsp
Sesame seeds 1 tsp

Spicy tuna with stir fried cucumber

Recipe ID :2898 Posted on 03 OCT 2018

Serves 1

Cook 5min
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It's quite a rare thing to cook cucumber, but Chinese cookery has so many recipes that use cooked cucumber!

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10cm
1/4
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1 clove
1 thumb
1.5 tbsp
1 tsp
1 tsp

Method

Cook
5min
1
Here is what you need.
2
Smash the cucumber using the side of a knife or a rolling pin. Then cut into bitesize pieces.
3
Dice the red pepper into 1cm squares.
4
Add 1 tbsp of oil from the tinned tuna into a frying pan.
5
Add the red pepper, finely chopped garlic & ginger, and stir fry on medium heat. After 1 minute, add the chilli bean sauce and sugar and mix well.
6
Add the tuna and stir fry for 1 minute. Watch out for hot oil splashes!
7
Add the cucumber and stir fry for 2 minutes. Job done.
8
Transfer to a serving dish, sprinkle with the sesame seeds and enjoy!
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