Exploring Alternative Cooking Methods for Better Health – Part 2

Are you interested in providing nutricious meals for your family, but don't know what cooking methods to use? Don't let your lack of cooking skills keep you from providing the best possible health benefits for your family! Discover the different healthy cooking techniques that can maximize the nutrition in each delicious dish you create.

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Tips for Stir-Frying Food Perfectly

Using a thick, wide, flat pan will help distribute heat evenly and retain it well, resulting in better stir-frying outcomes. Place the pan on a gas stove and select medium or high heat, adjusting as per your dish or kitchen design.

Using a thick, wide, flat pan will help distribute heat evenly and retain it well, resulting in better stir-frying outcomes. Place the pan on a gas stove and select medium or high heat, adjusting as per your dish or kitchen design.

Pour 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of olive oil or grapeseed oil into the pan, depending on the amount of food. Adjust the quantity of oil accordingly. Alternatively, you can use wine instead of oil for stir-frying.

Pour 1 teaspoon to 1 tablespoon of olive oil or grapeseed oil into the pan, depending on the amount of food. Adjust the quantity of oil accordingly. Alternatively, you can use wine instead of oil for stir-frying.

Cut the meat into small pieces for quick and flavorful cooking. Vegetables and beans usually don't require cutting unless they are too large. Remember to wash them thoroughly. Add salt, pepper, and chili to season the vegetables and meat before cooking.

Cut the meat into small pieces for quick and flavorful cooking. Vegetables and beans usually don’t require cutting unless they are too large. Remember to wash them thoroughly. Add salt, pepper, and chili to season the vegetables and meat before cooking.

Add vegetables and meat to the pan at the same time and continuously stir them using a wooden spatula. The spatula will not melt during the cooking process. When the vegetables are still fresh and the meat turns golden at the edges, your stir-fry is ready. Immediately switch off the heat.

Add vegetables and meat to the pan at the same time and continuously stir them using a wooden spatula. The spatula will not melt during the cooking process. When the vegetables are still fresh and the meat turns golden at the edges, your stir-fry is ready. Immediately switch off the heat.

Before serving, make sure to taste a piece of meat, mushrooms, or vegetables to ensure they are fully cooked.

Before serving, make sure to taste a piece of meat, mushrooms, or vegetables to ensure they are fully cooked.

Should You Apply Stewing and Stir-Frying Techniques Immediately?

Add 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil to a pan and set the heat to medium. Once the oil is hot, add vegetables and small pieces of meat for stir-frying. This method ensures the healthiest benefits by stir-frying with hot oil.

Add 1-2 teaspoons of olive oil to a pan and set the heat to medium. Once the oil is hot, add vegetables and small pieces of meat for stir-frying. This method ensures the healthiest benefits by stir-frying with hot oil.

Stir-fry the food for approximately 2-5 minutes, then lower the heat to low-medium or the lowest setting. Add a small amount of water or wine to the pan and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Stir-fry the food for approximately 2-5 minutes, then lower the heat to low-medium or the lowest setting. Add a small amount of water or wine to the pan and let it simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Cover the pan and wait until the water in the pan becomes sticky before turning off the heat.

Cover the pan and wait until the water in the pan becomes sticky before turning off the heat.

Boiling with Deodorizing for Enhanced Taste

Place a small pot on the stove and add wine, spices, aromatic herbs, lemon juice, and water. Heat the pot. Take another pan or a new pot, scoop the broth from the small pot into it.

Place a small pot on the stove and add wine, spices, aromatic herbs, lemon juice, and water. Heat the pot. Take another pan or a new pot, scoop the broth from the small pot into it.

Put small pieces of meat, chicken, or fillets into a new pot to boil. You can also add green beans and vegetables to the boiling pot. Remember to boil the meat and vegetables separately, not together.

Put small pieces of meat, chicken, or fillets into a new pot to boil. You can also add green beans and vegetables to the boiling pot. Remember to boil the meat and vegetables separately, not together.

To check if the food is cooked, use a fork and see if it feels tender. Remove the food from the pot and use it immediately if it's cooked to your liking.

To check if the food is cooked, use a fork and see if it feels tender. Remove the food from the pot and use it immediately if it’s cooked to your liking.

In addition, you can also boil using an oven. Pour the broth into it and place the soaked meat or vegetables. Choose a moderate oven temperature and cook until the meat or vegetables are tender.

Tips for Perfect Grilling

In addition, you can also boil using an oven. Pour the broth into it and place the soaked meat or vegetables. Choose a moderate oven temperature and cook until the meat or vegetables are tender.

Heat the oven to a temperature lower than 177oC. Marinate the food with vinegar, pepper, lemon juice, aromatic herbs, or wine. For a healthier grilling method, avoid using oil or other fats to make sauces.

Place the marinated food on a tray and put it in the oven. Flip the tray halfway through the cooking time to ensure even cooking and enhance the taste of the food.

Place the marinated food on a tray and put it in the oven. Flip the tray halfway through the cooking time to ensure even cooking and enhance the taste of the food.

To check if the food is cooked, use a large fork and check for tenderness on all sides. Once it's soft and evenly cooked, remove it from the oven. This grilling method is not suitable for baking bread, pastries, or buffet dishes that require the use of oil, high-calorie fatty foods, or sugar.

To check if the food is cooked, use a large fork and check for tenderness on all sides. Once it’s soft and evenly cooked, remove it from the oven. This grilling method is not suitable for baking bread, pastries, or buffet dishes that require the use of oil, high-calorie fatty foods, or sugar.

Boiling, frying, stir-frying, grilling, braising…with different cooking equipment, you also need to change the cooking method so that the food is not only more fragrant but also retains abundant nutrients to provide your family with better health. Do you know any other good cooking methods? Let us know in the comments below!

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