Courgette in soy sauce

A quick and simple summer dinner.

Serves: 2


  • 1 long leek, sliced into half-moons
  • 1 medium courgette, diced
  • handful of frozen peas
  • 1 tbsp of oil
  • 1-2 tbsp of soy sauce
  • 1 tsp of rice vinegar (or lemon juice) 
  • Herbs and spices: ginger, chilli flakes, turmeric, black pepper


  • Heat the oil in a frying pan, throw in sliced leeks and fry on low flame until the leek wilts.
  • Add in diced courgette, 
  • sprinkle with 1/4 tsp ginger and some chilli flakes or powder, to taste.
  • Pour in 1-2 tbsp of soy sauce or to taste, cover with a lid and simmer until courgettes get soft. 5-10 minutes.
  • Pour in 1 tsp of rice vinegar or lemon juice,
  • sprinkle with some turmeric,
  • mix in frozen peas,
  • sprinkle with black pepper to taste. Cover with lid and simmer until peas get soft. No more than 5 minutes. Serve with rice.
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