This is one of my maternal grandmother's signature dishes. She always makes it at large family gatherings - Grandpa's birthday, Chinese New Year, Christmas etc. It's a very opulent dish, with huge scallops and shrimps in the gravy, but it is very simple. I guess that is just keeping things classy :)
I'm so blessed with having good food in my life. My maternal grandmother is an awesome cook, and my uncle always buys the freshest and best ingredients. Life is just that simple - good food, good company.
- 1/3 head broccoli, cut into florets
- 1/3 head cauliflower, cut into florets
- 2 carrots, sliced (yes, my grandmother slices the carrots with patterns!)
- 1 handful baby corn, cut into 1" sections
- 1 can button mushroom, drained and sliced
- 6 oz scallops, sliced in half lengthwise
- 6 oz shrimp, deshelled and deveined
- 2 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 1/3 cup stock
- 1 cup water
- 1 teaspoon sesame oil
- 1 tablespoon corn starch, mixed with some water
- [optional] 1 teaspoon garlic oil
- Steam the broccoli, cauliflower, carrots and baby corn until cooked. (About 7 or so minutes.)
- When cooked, set aside.
- In a wok or pot, add water, stock, oyster sauce and sesame oil.
- Bring the mixture to a boil, then add scallops and shrimp.
- When the scallops and shrimp are cooked, add mushrooms, and corn starch solution.
- Mix, and pour over the steamed vegetables.