Friday, January 30, 2009


serves four

450 grams leeks, trimmed and cut into matchstick strips
4 rashers lean smoked back bacon, cut into fine strips
1 tablespoons light and mild olive oil
1 teaspoon sesame oil
clove garlic, crushed
1-inch piece fresh root ginger, peeled and finely chopped
250 grams pak choi leaves, roughly torn
75 grams baby plum tomatoes, halved
225g cooked noodles
1 tablespoons light soy sauce
1 tablespoons sweet chili sauce
50 grams cashew nuts

Stir fry the leeks and bacon with the garlic and ginger in the olive oil and sesame oil over a high heat for 3-4 minutes until just beginning to brown. Stir in the pak choi leaves and baby plum tomatoes cook for a further 2 minutes or until the leaves begin to wilt. Add the cooked noodles, soy and chili sauce and nuts and cook for 2 minutes. Serve immediately.

courtesy of: British Leeks, Leek Growers' Association

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