Found one really beautiful and pretty pumpkin the other day in Village grocer. Couldn’t help myself and bought the whole thing. Hehehe… hubby was shocked and asked if we could finish it?! Poor hub must be thinking he’ll have pumpkin for every meal for a week.
The staff there nicely helped me to quartered and packed each of the pumpkin slices (easier for storage and cooking later). The whole pumpkin cost about RM 37.
For the first quarter (which was the smallest one), I decided to use it for stir-fry. And since I have some pork, I decided to have that together. So, this was an experiment and I did forewarn hub that he was going to be a guinea pig.
- ¼ Pumpkin finely sliced into strips
- 150gm thinly sliced tenderloin pork
- 4 cloves garlic (sliced)
- 1 tsp Oyster sauce
- ½ tsp Soya sauce
- ½ tsp sugar
- ½ tsp sesame oil
- ½ tsp Corn flour
- Sprinkle over some Salt and pepper
Heat the pan fry with some oil, throw in the pumpkin strips and cook till soft (maybe about 5 minutes). Lift from pan into a bowl / plate.
Sauté the garlic till slightly golden, add the marinated pork strips. Remember to cook the pork really well (it is not good to eat uncooked pork).
Once it’s done, add back the pumpkin and fry it a bit. Close it with a lid and allow is to simmer for 2-3 minutes in low fire. And it’s done. Easy… only took me about 15 minutes to cook this.
Served really well with rice. Enjoy !!! (Hubby LOVES it. Yay !!! experiment success)