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Szechuan Ma La Steamboat 四川麻辣火锅 (Szechuan Ma La Huo Guo)

Posted by Kroocrew on Saturday, January 8, 2011, In : China 





Ingredients:
  • 5 small dried chillies (more if desired)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut oil (more if using more chilies)
  • ¼ - ½ cup lard (duck fat always works.)
  • ¼ cup chillie bean paste
  • ¼ cup black bean garlic sauce
  • 8 cm (~3 in) piece of fresh ginger, peeled & cut into 2mm (1/8 in) thick slices
  • 2 litres (2 qt) chicken stock
  • 1 tablespoon rock sugar
  • 1/3 cup rice wine or dry sherry
  • 1 teaspoon whole Szechuan peppers (optional) Szechuan pepper is spicy but noticeably it has a numbing effect on the lips and tongue....

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Kai Aw (Lao Chicken Stew)

Posted by Kroocre on Monday, November 22, 2010, In : Laos 






Ingredients
  • 1.5 kg Chicken
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1tbsp Oil
  • 2 medium Onions
  • 1 stalk lemon grass
  • 4 small round aubergines
  • 250 gm Minced meat
  • salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • Bouquet garni of 1 tsp szechuan pepper-corns
  • 2 chillie
  • 1 tbsp chopped cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 cup sliced Shitake mushroom (use rehydrated mushroom)
  • 1/2 tsp ground Cumin seed
  • 1 tsp ground Coriander seed
  • 4tbsp cooked sticky rice as flattened cakes 1 cm thick (1/2 in) and toasted until brownish
  • 1 cup thick coconut milk
  • 2 cups Thin coconut milk   
Method...
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Aromatic Sweet Soy Sauce (Fu Zhi Jiang You)

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, August 29, 2010, In : China 


Fu Zhi



This recipe by Fuchsia Dunlop is a  delightfully aromatic soy sauce and perfect in Shanghainese dishes and red cooked meats. She has cleverly entwined ownership with the naming of the sauce. It can be used as a soy sauce ingredient for dumpling dipping sauces, as a table top condiment and as a general cooking condiment.

Ingredients:

  • 80 ml 1/3 cup dark soy sauce
  • 160 ml 2/3 cup water
  • 6 T brown sugar
  • piece cinnamon stick
  • 1/2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 star anise
  • 1/2 tsp Szechuan pepper
  • 1 cm  piece...

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Szechuan Sauce

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, August 29, 2010, In : China 


© Uthen Kamsurin has kindly permitted the use of this image.



Ingredients:
  • 5 Small Red Chillie Peppers, (Thai Prik Chee Fah or Phrik Ki Nu are perfect), finely chopped
  • 4 Large Shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 Tsp Fresh Ginger, grated
  • 1 Tbsp Garlic , peeled and chopped
  • 1 Tsp Szechuan Peppercorns, roughly ground. The seed centre is redundant and is best to take the skin lining to grind for a smoother no gritty texture sauce
  • 3 Spring Onions (Scallions). White section only, chopped
  • 3 Tbsp Chinese Rice Win...

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Bang Bang Chicken 棒棒雞

Posted by Kroocrew on Monday, June 7, 2010, In : China 






Ingredients:
  •  250g (9 oz) chicken breasts and thighs
  •  1 tbsp mushroom soy sauce (or substitute superior soy sauce)
  •  1 tsp. scallions, shredded
  •  1/8 tsp. ground Szehuan Peppercorn
  •  1 tsp. sesame paste
  •  1/2 tsp. sesame oil
  •  2 tsp. chillie oil
  •  1/2 tsp. sesame oil
  •  1tsp sugar
  •  {1/4 tsp. MSG (optional)} 
Method:
  1. Poach the chicken in boiling water to cover for 10 minutes, or until cooked. Remove, drain, and let cool.
  2. Beat the skin side lightly to loosen the fibers with a bang (in Chinese, a wooden...

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Eggplant and Pork Szechuan Style 四川茄子和豬肉

Posted by Kroocrew on Sunday, May 9, 2010, In : China 


Szechuan pepper


Ingredients:
  • 250 gm (1/2 lb) ground pork
  • 1/2 tsp of Szechuan pepper-corns (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Shao Hsing cooking wine or dry sherry
  • 2 Tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 Tbsp chili-bean sauce
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 600 gm (~1 1/4 lbs) Asian eggplants, cut into 2 cm (3/4-in) cubes
  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 120 ml (1/2 cup) chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp black chinese vinegar or balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp cornstarch mixed with 2 Tbsp water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp sesame seeds, toas...

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