Friday, May 25, 2012

Stir-fried Pork and Taufu With Black Pepper Sauce

1/2 cup sliced pork
1 firm taufu (cut into 1cm thick long strips)
1 bunch basil
1 onion
1/2 red chilli padi
1/2 tbsp cornflour
100ml water

1 1/2 tbsp black pepper sauce
salt and black pepper to taste

1. Marinate sliced pork with cornflour.
2. Pan fry taufu strips until golden brown. Set aside.
3. Saute onion until aromatic.
4. Add in black pepper sauce and red chilli padi.
5. Add sliced pork. Continue stirring until pork is almost cooked.
6. Add in fried taufu.
7. Pour in water and let it simmer for 5 minutes.
8. Season with salt and black pepper powder.
9. Toss in basil leaves then make a few quick stirs before serving.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Enoki Mushroom,Taufu and Egg Soup

1 pack enoki mushroom
1 soft taufu (crushed)
1 egg (beaten)
1/4 bowl minced pork (marinated)
4 cloves garlic (chopped)
5 dried shiitake mushroom stalk (chopped)
500ml chicken broth
1 tbsp cornstarch mix with some water
2 tbsp chopped coriander leaves

1 tbsp light soya sauce
salt and white pepper to taste

1. Saute chopped garlic and dried shiitake mushroom stalk until aromatic.
2. Stir in minced pork. Continue stirring until minced pork is cooked.
3. Pour in chicken broth. Let it boil.
4. Add in crushed soft taufu. Let it simmer for 10 minutes.
5. Add in enoki mushroom. Let it cook for another 5 minutes.
6. Stir in cornstarch mixture to thicken the soup according to your liking.
7. Season with light soya sauce, salt and white pepper.
8. Turn of the heat, and slowly add in the beaten egg into the soup while stirring gently.
9. Add in chopped coriander leaves and the soup is read to be served.