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Showing posts with label spring onion. Show all posts
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Monday, August 25, 2014

How to make Chinese Meat Stuffed Buns/ 肉餡餅的做法/ Cách Làm Bánh Bao Chiên Kiểu Tàu




Ingredients for 8 buns

Filling


  • 125 g/ 4.4 oz Ground Meat
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbs Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp 绍兴酒 Shaoxing Rice Wine/ Dry Sherry
  • 1-2 stalks Spring Onion (cut into fine rings)
  • a tsp Ginger (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp All Purpose Flour 

Wrapper


  • 250g/ 8.8 oz all purpose flour
  • 125 ml/ 0.5 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Active Dry Yeast
  • 1 tsp Sugar (to activate the yeast, optional)

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the filling in a bowl. Set aside and let it marinate during the time you're preparing the dough.
  2. Make a well in the middle of the flour.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the water, the sugar and the yeast. Leave it for a minute or two so the yeast can activate.
  4. Pour the yeast water into the flour and start kneading, adding the rest of the water little by little.
  5. Knead until the dough comes together and doesn't stick.
  6. Divide the dough into eight balls.
  7. Dust working surface with flour and roll balls out to 1-2 mm (0.1 inch thickness) discs.
  8. Divide the fillings into eight, fill each dough disc with one eight of the filling. The  exact sealing technique is shown in my YouTube video.
  9. Cover the surface of your skillet with 2 tbs of cooking oil and heat up on medium-high. 
  10. Fry both sides of the buns until golden brown, then add some water to create steam which helps them cook thoroughly. 
  11. Once the water has evaporated continue frying until both sides are golden brown and slightly crispy.
  12. Serve immediately with a dip made from soy sauce, Chinese vinegar and chili oil.

For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

Sunday, August 17, 2014

Vietnamese Tomato Soup Recipe - Cách Làm Canh Cà/ 越式番茄湯的做法


Ingredients for 3-4 servings:


  • 1,5 Litres/ 6 cups Water
  • 6 Medium Sized Tomatoes
  • 200g/ 0.5 lb Minced Meat
  • 50 ml/ 3 1/4 tbs Fish Sauce
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1tsp tamarind (optional)

  1. Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of pepper to minced meat, mix well.
  2. Rinse tomatoes, cut into wedges.
  3. Heat up 1 or 2 tbs of oil in a pan, add the garlic and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add minced meat and stir-fry until golden.
  5. Add water, skim off the foam.
  6. Use some of the hot water do dissilve the tamarind in a separate bowl.
  7. Add tamarind juice back to the pan.
  8. Add the tomato wedges and fish sauce to the pan.
  9. Cook until tomatos are done.

For more detailed instructions, please see my YouTube video recipe.




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Saturday, August 16, 2014

Vietnamese Caramelized Prawns and Chicken Recipe - Cách Làm Tôm Rim/ 越式焦糖蝦的做法


Ingredients for 4-6 servings:
  • 500 g/ 1.1 lb Chicken Breast
  • 500 g/ 1.1 lb King prawn
  • 2 cloves Garlic
  • 5 tbs Sugar
  • 5 tbs Fish Sauce
  • Spring Onion (optional)
You can change the chicken-prawn ratio to your liking, just try to keep the end up with 1kg/ 2.2 lbs in the end. 

  1. Devein and wash prawns.
  2. Wash and dice chicken breasts.
  3. Grate or chop up the garlic.
  4. Heat up some oil over high.
  5. Sautée the garlic until golden brown.
  6. Add chicken dices, fry golden on two sides.
  7. Add sugar and fish sauce, let them caramelise.
  8. Add prawns and stir-fry until done.
For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!




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Friday, August 8, 2014

Vietnamese Vegetarian Crispy Fried Rice Cubes Recipe - Bột Chiên/ 炒飯糕的做法


Ingredients for 2 servings:


  • 400 g      Rice Flour
  • 1250 ml  Water

  •      3       Eggs
  •  1 stalk   Spring Onion
  • 5 tbs       Sunflower Oil
  •               Soysauce (to taste)

  1. Combine rice flour with water.
  2. Microwave at 600W for 3 mins.
  3. Stir the mixture up with a spoon to prevent it from sticking to the bottom.
  4. Continue to microwave for another 3 mins.
  5. Leave for 3-4 hrs to cool down.
  6. Cut the dough into little cubes.
  7. Cut the spring onions into rings
  8. In a bowl, mix the eggs and the spring onions.
  9. Fry the rice cubes in oil until crispy
  10. Give the soy sauce to the rice cubes to add colour.
  11. Add the egg and spring onion mix to the pan and coat the rice cubes with the eggs by stir-frying them.
  12. You can optionally serve the rice cubes with sausage and some Sriracha chili sauce, though it already tastes great as is.

For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!




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