Lo Han Chai (Buddha’s Delight)

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It means delicious!


  • 1/2 Chinese cabbage, chopped
  • 5 pcs dried shiitake mushroom, rehydrated and cut in half
  • 1 1/2 cup straw mushrooms, cut in half
  • 1 pack snow peas
  • 1 carrot, sliced
  • 10 pcs baby corn, diagonally cut in half
  • 6 squares fried tofu
  • 1 cup water chestnuts, cut in half
  • 3 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tbsp sesame oil
  • 2 tbsp tapioca starch
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cup water
  • oil


  1. Blanch snow peas and run them on cold water then set it aside.
  2. Mix together water, oyster sauce, corn flour, sugar and sesame oil then set it aside.
  3. In a wok add oil then sauté half of the garlic.
  4. Add the white part of the Chinese cabbage then stir fry for a minute.
  5. Add the green part of the cabbage then stir fry for 3 minutes or until cooked. Remove the cabbages then set aside.
  6. Add oil in the same wok then sauté the remaining garlic.
  7. Add shiitake mushrooms and stir fry for a minute.
  8. Add carrots, baby corn, water chestnuts and stir fry for 2 minutes.
  9. Add tofu, straw mushrooms, cooked cabbage and sauce mix then continuously stir fry for 4 minutes, add water if necessary.
  10. Season with salt if needed, toss in the snow peas then serve.

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