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Gai Lan Stir Fry

Vegetable craving -not a joke. Meet your new addiction: stir fry Gailan with dried shrimp.

Stir Fry GaiLan

Gai Lan, also called Chinese broccoli or kale, features thick stems and dark green leaves.

Its flavor strikes a balance between slight bitterness and sweetness. Oyster sauce pairs perfectly with the gentle mustardy undertones of Gai Lan.


The tiny sun-dried shrimps in this recipe are widely used in many Asian cuisines, to impart unique umami and sweet seafood-like flavors. You only need a few tablespoonfuls to bring a plain vegetable dish to new heights of deliciousness.

dried shrimps
Stir Fry GaiLan

A plain bowl of steamed veggies lacks inspiration. Healthy food should be a delight, making good eating habits stick.

Try this easy-to-make and delicious stir-fried Gai Lan dish!

Stir Fry GaiLan

Gai Lan Stir Fry

Make a delicious Chinese broccoli (Gai Lan) stir fry with small dried shrimp and oyster sauce. Explore the art of cooking Chinese vegetables with this simple recipe!
Author: Lei
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Diet: Diabetic, Gluten Free, Low Calorie, Low Fat
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings 2


  • 250 g GaiLan (cut into 5cm pieces)
  • 4 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fried Garlic
  • 2 tablespoon dried shrimps


  • Put a pot of water on the stove and bring it to a boil. Add GaiLan stems and cook for 2 minutes until just tender. Add the remaining leaves and cook for 30 seconds. Drain the water out of the pot and set aside.
  • Heat a non-stick pan over high heat. Add the oil, fried garlic and dried shrimps. Cook until shrimps turn slightly golden.
  • Add oyster sauce and cooked Gailan. Stir fry for 1-2 minutes and serve.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 329kcalCarbohydrates: 13gProtein: 8gFat: 28gSaturated Fat: 4gPolyunsaturated Fat: 3gMonounsaturated Fat: 20gCholesterol: 24mgSodium: 303mgPotassium: 92mgFiber: 2gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 2206IUVitamin C: 115mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 2mg

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