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Cooking in Denmark: Stir fried Chayote Squash

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538Last week, I missed Indonesian food so much that I went to Asian market and bought Labu Siam, or in English called Chayote Squash.

 

I wanted to cook somewhat like Indonesian chayote squash curry dish which is so familiar in Indonesia but I felt that it would take so much time and effort that I decided to make stir fried spicy chayote squash instead.

So, last Tuesday after my part time job, I stormed to the kitchen and took a cutting board and a knife. I took my one and only chayote squash from the ref and I cut it into half. And… I had no idea what I was doing. I knew that I had to cut it thin and long like matche sticks. But the shape of this chayote squash was so weird, I had no clue how to make that kind of shape. EPIC FAIL! Hahahaha….

What to do, the show must go on, I had not much time to deal with this matter. So, I just cut it as I pleased (well, I was not so pleased). And, slap, I cut a bit of my skin. AW! It hurt. 😦 It’s true, nothing good would come out of something’s done hasty. Anyway, I sliced some leftover of chicken fillets, mashed 4 cloves of garlic and chopped 3 pieces of red chillis. Then, I put 2 tablespoons of oil on the pan, stired them all together and *tring* it was ready.

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I wasnt pleased at all with how it looks. Oh man, my mom would kill me if she knew I cooked something horrible like this. But flavor wise, it was good. I could smell the fish oil, taste the salt and feel the heat from the chilli. Well, not really helping my craving of Indonesian dish. But oh well, no complain, I am grateful enough to be able to eat a-40-kroner-each chayote squash.

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