Royal Fern is a popular edible plant with several health benefits, and it’s the main ingredient of many delicious dishes. Here are five dishes where Royal fern takes center stage:
1. Fried rice with Royal fern – This comforting dish is easy to make at home and requires only a few simple ingredients. Cooked white rice is stir-fried in a hot wok with garlic, ginger, scallions, and Royal fern. A splash of soy sauce adds umami flavor for the perfect finishing touch.
2. Grilled Royal fern skewers – An easy way to enjoy Royal fern’s crunchy texture, these skewers are marinated in a combination of sesame oil, onion powder, garlic powder and black pepper before being threaded onto metal skewers and grilled. Serve with a side of your favorite dipping sauce.
3. Royal fern salad – A vibrant and healthy option, this salad combines crunchy Royal fern, red bell peppers, carrots, cucumbers and a homemade dressing made with olive oil, lemon juice, garlic and herbs.
4. Royal fern soup – This comforting soup is perfect for cold winter days. You’ll need a good stock, some vegetables like celery, potatoes and carrots as well as fresh Royal fern. Simmer until tender before adding salt and pepper to taste.
5. Royal fern stir-fry – This quick and easy dish is the perfect way to add some flavor to your weeknight meals. Simply stir-fry your favorite vegetables with garlic, ginger and Royal fern in a wok before topping with sesame oil, soy sauce and oyster sauce for an unbeatable flavor.