Posts Tagged ‘Pork’

Mapo Doufu

The name of the dish means literally “pock-marked old woman,” and it was supposedly just such a lady who invented the dish, a mix of tofu and ground pork in a spicy sauce. A final sprinkling of ground Szechuan peppercorns over the finished dish is a must for authenticity. 4 to 6 servings Ingredients Oil […]

Pork and Cabbage Dim Sum Filling

Make up a large batch and have a dim sum-making party with family or friends. The filling also freezes well. Makes about 3 cups of filling Ingredients Green cabbage — 6 to 8 whole leaves Ground pork — 1 pound Scallions, minced — 4 Garlic, minced — 3 or 4 cloves Ginger, minced — 2 […]

Ma Yi Shang Shu – Ants Climbing a Tree

3 to 4 servings Ingredients Cellophane noodles — 2 ounces, or 4 small packets Hot water — to cover noodles Ground pork — 1 pound Soy sauce — 2 tablespoons Rice wine (optional) — 2 tablespoons Cornstarch — 1 tablespoon Salt — 1 teaspoon Oil — 3 tablespoons Scallions, finely chopped — 4 to 6 […]

Hong Shao Rou

3 to 4 servings Ingredients Pork butt, cubed — 1 1/2 pounds Gingerroot, thinly sliced — a 1/2-inch piece Whole star anise (optional) — 2 Sugar — 2 teaspoons Salt and pepper — to taste Stock or water — 1 cup Dark soy sauce — 1/4 cup Rice wine or sherry (optional) — 1-2 tablespoons

Shuan Yang Rou

Yang rou is Mandarin for lamb, the favored meat for this dish. Shuan can be roughly translated as “to swish.” 6 to 8 servings Ingredients Meat or seafood (see notes) — 2 pounds Assorted vegetables (see notes) — 1 pound Cellophane noodles (optional) — 1 (3-ounce) package Assorted dipping sauces (see notes) — 2 to […]

Zhajiang Mian

Brown bean sauce is found in jars at most Asian markets. 2 to 3 servings Ingredients Chinese egg noodles — 1 pound Stock or water — 3/4 cup Brown bean sauce — 2 or 3 tablespoons Hoisin sauce — 2 or 3 tablespoons Salt 1 teaspoon Oil — 2 or 3 tablespoons Garlic, minced — […]

Siu Mai

Makes 20 to 30 pieces Ingredients Ground pork ground — 1 pound Shrimp, peeled, deveined and minced — 1/2 pound Dried shiitake mushrooms, soaked in hot water, destemmed and  minced — 3 to 6 Bamboo shoots or water chestnuts, minced — 1/4 cup Scallions, minced — 2 or 3 Egg, beaten — 1 Cornstarch — 2 […]

Char Siu

4 to 6 servings Ingredients Pork butt, boneless — 2 to 3 pounds Hoisin sauce — 3/4 cup Soy sauce — 1/2 cup Rice wine or dry sherry — 1/2 cup Honey — 1/3 cup Sugar — 1 tablespoon

Pâté de Campagne

Try this recipe when you want something impressive for dinner parties, but not something that will eat up all your time. Leftovers with a side salad and bread are great for a simple meal. 10 to 12 servings as an appetizer Ingredients Boneless pork butt or shoulder — 2 1/2 pounds Pork or chicken liver […]

Pan de Jamón(Venezuelan ham, raisin and olive bread)

1 loaf, enough for 4 to 6 people A sweet, soft dough is rolled up around savory ham, sweet raisins and pimento-stuffed olives. The result is like a gift from heaven. Ingredients Warm milk — 3/4 cup Butter — 4 tablespoons Sugar — 2 tablespoons Salt — 1 teaspoon Active dry yeast — 1 (1/4-ounce) […]

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