If you are looking to make a easy simple side dish this will be a perfect one. This dish takes about 5 minutes to make. It tastes fresh and delicious. The red pepper flakes gives a good Szechuan flavour and goes well with any main courses. It's very healthy and low-fat.
- ½ lb Chinese romaine
- 1 tbsp olive oil
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- ½ tsp salt
In a medium saucepan or a wok, heat oil over medium-high heat. Add red pepper flakes. It has to be very fast otherwise the red pepper flakes will be burned - about 10 seconds at most. Add romaine and keep stirring with the red pepper flakes, about 4 minutes until all the romaine leaves are soft and tender. Add salt and stir evenly, and then transfer to a serving plate. Fresh Chinese Romaine with Chili made in 5 minutes!!