How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Sauce Choi Sum: A Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use other vegetables instead of Choi Sum for this recipe?
A: Yes, you can substitute Choi Sum with similar leafy greens, but cooking times may vary.

Q: Is there a vegetarian alternative for the chicken sauce?
A: You can use a vegetarian oyster sauce or mushroom sauce as a substitute for chicken sauce for a vegetarian version.

Q: How do I know when the Choi Sum is perfectly blanched?
A: The Choi Sum should be bright green and tender yet still crisp. It usually takes about 1 minute of blanching.

Chicken Sauce Choi Sum


  • 200g Choi Sum
  • Salt, to taste
  • Cooking oil, as needed
  • 1 tablespoon steamed fish soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Tai Tai Le fresh chicken sauce
  • A few strands of green and red bell pepper
  • 1 clove of garlic
  1. Wash the Choi Sum and drain it well.
  2. Boil water in a pot, adding a pinch of salt and oil.
  3. Blanch the Choi Sum for 1 minute, then remove and place on a dish.
  4. Prepare the pepper strands and garlic (cut into strands).
  5. Heat a little oil in a pan.
  6. Add garlic and pepper strands, stir-frying until fragrant.
  7. Add 1 tablespoon of steamed fish soy sauce.
  8. Squeeze in 1 tablespoon of Tai Tai Le fresh chicken sauce.
  9. Add half a bowl of water.
  10. Bring the sauce to a boil, then pour it over the Choi Sum.
  11. Plate and take a photo to document your dish.
  • Low in calories
  • Rich in vitamins and minerals from Choi Sum
  • Contains healthy fats from the cooking oil
  • Low in carbohydrates
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