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Stir-Fried Midin

Cuisine: local
Keyword: fern, garlic, stir fried, vegetables, wild


  • 2 big bunches of Midin
  • 3 cloves garlic chopped or sliced roughly
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon oyster sauce
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon ang chiu / rice wine / Shaoxing
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt / chicken powder
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch slurry 1 teaspoon cornstarch mixed with 1/4 cup water


  • Prep your midin accordingly, break off the end bunches that is a bit tough and woody. Just bend the midin till it breaks at a point naturally. If it doesn't it's fine, that means the midin is in good condition.
  • Discard any leaves that looks old and wilted too.
  • Heat a wok till it's hot. Add some sunflower oil and sautee the chopped garlic.
  • Sautee till it's fragrant, add the prepped midin and stir fry.
  • Add some oyster sauce and rice wine. Stir fry for 1-2 mins.
  • Season with salt.
  • Pour in the cornstarch slurry last. Taste and adjust seasoning.
  • Dish and serve. Eat immediately!!