Tagged with chinese

Steam Buns

Ingredients pork belly 1 cup warm water (105-115°F), divided 1/2 teaspoon active dry yeast 3 tablespoons sugar plus a pinch 2 tablespoons nonfat dried milk 3 1/2 cups cake flour (not self-rising) 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder Canola oil for greasing and brushing Equipment: a deep 12-inch skillet with domed lid or a 14-inch flat-bottomed … Continue reading

Pork and Shrimp Won Ton Soup

Ingredients ½ pound ground pork, not too lean ½ pound fresh shrimp, peeled, deveined and roughly chopped in 1/4-inch pieces Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon sweet rice wine, such as Shaoxing rice wine (or use sherry) 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon finely grated ginger 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon spicy … Continue reading

Fried Brown Rice with Pork and Shrimp

Ingredients 2 c. short-grain brown rice Salt 10 oz. boneless pork ribs, trimmed 1 tbsp. hoisin sauce 2 tsp. honey ⅛ tsp. five-spice powder Small pinch cayenne pepper 4 tsp. vegetable oil 8 oz large (26-30) shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed, and cut into ½-inch pieces 3 eggs, lightly beaten 1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil 6 scallions, white and green parts separated … Continue reading

Chinese Meat Pie (Xian Bing)

Ingredients For the filling: 1/2 cup minced beef, or pork 1 small section of scallion, finely chopped 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon grated ginger 2 tablespoons light soy sauce Pinch of fresh ground pepper 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon water For the dough: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/4 … Continue reading

Smashed Chinese Cucumber Salad

Ingredients 5 cucumbers 1/2-1 tsp salt 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tsp sesame oil 1/2 tsp granulated sugar 1 tsp red pepper flakes Preparation 1. Slice ends off cucumbers and then smash them until they break [CP: just beat them with a chef’s knife until they break apart]. Cut the cucumbers into thirds. Then slice … Continue reading

Fiery Cold Szechuan Noodles

Ingredients For the chili paste/oil: 2 tsp of red Szechuan peppercorn 1 tsp of green Szechuan peppercorn 3 + 2 tbsp of chili flakes (divided) 4 cloves of garlic, finely minced 1 small piece of scallion 2 star anise 1 dry bay leaf 1/2 tsp of ground cumin 1/2 tsp of ground coriander 1/8 tsp of curry powder … Continue reading

Steamed Whole Fish

Ingredients 1 whole striped bass or sea bass (about 1 ½ lbs), cleaned (see instructions) 3 tablespoons fresh ginger, finely julienned 2 scallions, finely julienned with green and white parts separated 8 sprigs fresh cilantro, roughly chopped ¼ cup plus 2 tablespoons canola oil ¼ cup water ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup light soy sauce … Continue reading

Carrot Ginger Pork Buns

Ingredients For the dough: 5 grams instant dry yeast 1 teaspoon sugar 1 ½ cups lukewarm water 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling For the filling: 1 cup ground pork 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon light soy sauce 3 tablespoons cooking oil ¼ teaspoon white pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 3 large carrots, … Continue reading

Scallion Pancakes

Ingredients 2 1/2 cups white flour 1 cup warm water Sesame oil for the pancakes Coarse kosher salt 1 bunch scallions High smoke point oil for the pan, such as vegetable, canola, or peanut oil Preparation 1. Make the dough and let it rest: Mix 2 1/2 cups flour with 1 cup water until it … Continue reading