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Fish cake and ginger chicken – Meal in a jar

Mason jar is a wonderful item that you can use it for many purposes. I use a lot of the jars to store my dried food as well as canned food. I also love the decoration that mason jar offers while storing fresh food. So as one of the Meal In A Jar fan, I would love to share you one recipe that I make for lunch. It is full of nutrition, provides you enough energy and it is healthy.

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Fish cake and ginger chicken – Meal in a jar

Servings: 5

Ingredients:

Fish cake: 1 unit of 16 oz (you can buy in an Asian grocery store, about $5/each)

Chicken breast: 1 pound

White rice: 3 cups

Baby carrot: 1 pound

Okra: 2 pounds

Ginger: 1 small piece, size of 2 match boxes

Fish sauce: 1 tbs

Directions:

Step 1: Cook the rice: use the rice cooker, put 1 inch water above the rice level and hit the “cook” button

Step 2: Cook the chicken breast: Cut the chicken to small piece, slice the ginger. Put all the ginger and chicken in one pot, season with salt, fish sauce and let’s cook for 20 minutes, you can open the lid if there is a lot a water. When the water is gone then the chicken is done.

Step 3: Cook the okra: put the okra to the boiling water, when it is almost boiling again, take all the okra to the plate

Step 4: Slice the fish cake to small pieces.

Now all the ingredients are ready. You will need to nail them to the jar. Is that easy?

MAKE YOUR OWN BEAN SPROUT

MAKE YOUR OWN BEAN SPROUT

Bean sprout is cheap, healthy, easy to make and easy to cook. It is very popular in Asian countries and you will be surprised to see that bean sprout can be ate with any meal. This green guy can be found easily in Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Vietnamese, Korean cuisines… you name it.

Since bean sprout is easy to digest, healthy, full of vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin K, iron, protein, I am sure you will not feel disappointed to have it in your kitchen. And all the housewives will go crazy if they know that bean sprout helps to boost their husbands’ fertility aid as well as sexual strength. Also if any person in your family has gas problem from eating beans, let’s switch to eating bean sprout and this will avoid the problem. My husband and I also use bean sprout as pre-workout snack since it does fill the body with water and nutrition. This is the amazing diet food if you are looking for low carb as well.

It is very easy to make your own bean sprout. I make my own bean sprout once a week and I have enough bean sprout to eat every day for the whole week. Let me show you how to do it:

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Ingredients:

Mung bean (non-split mung bean): 1 cup

Directions:

  1. Wash the mung bean and soak for 1 night (or 12 hours)
  2. Use a steamer, put the mung bean in the top layer, rinse water twice a day. Note: if you want your bean sprout to be fat and big, use a heavy plate or bowl, put on the bean sprout.
  3. After 2-3 days, your bean sprout should be ready. Depending on your room temperature, it can be fast or slow. The warmer the room is, the faster it grows.

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Enjoy your bean sprout!!!