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Spicy Pork Strips

Saturday, January 30, 2010

 

 

 

RED ALERT! ….. Red is in the range at the moment, hahah, at least during the Chinese New Year time. From China ancient times, red colour is considered as an auspicious colour and its used whenever there’s something to celebrate; may it be birthdays, weddings, or the birth of a child in the house.

As CNY is nearing, i decided to join in the festive mood and cook this red hot dish for dinner. It’s easy enough and it’s a good addition to my very own list of new recipes. Yum!

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Spicy Pork Strips

 

Ingredients:

100 g               lean pork, shredded

½                     red bell pepper, deseed and cut into 1 cm thick slices

½                     Japanese cucumber, sliced diagonally 1 cm thick

2 tbsp               plain flour

1 tbsp               potato starch

1 tsp                 chili powder

¼ tsp                salt

1 tbsp               cooking oil

1tsp                  garlic oil

Seasoning:

50 ml                water

2 tbsp               chili sauce

1 tbsp               tomato sauce

 

Method:

1.    In a big clear plastic bag, mix plain flour, potato starch, chili powder, and salt together.

        Add shredded pork in and twist to close bag. Toss around to coat pork evenly with flour

        mixture. Set aside.

2.    Heat enough cooking oil for deep-frying, with tong, transfer coated pork into hot oil to fry.

        Once golden, remove to absorbent paper.

3.    In new wok, heat cooking oil and garlic oil. Add red bell pepper and Japanese cucumber to

         sauté 1 minute.

4.    Add seasoning to mix. Lastly, add in fried pork strips and stir to mix.

5.    Off heat. Transfer to serving plate and serve.

 

 

 

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