Monday 12 February 2018

Sweet and Sour Chicken/Pork

1 large drumstick meat/shoulder butt (pork), cut cube
1 green/red capsicum, cut square
1 onion, sliced
1 pineapple, diced
1 tsp minced garlic
1 cup potato starch

Meat seasonings
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp light soya sauce
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp sugar
1/2 tbsp hua tiao wine
1 egg white
Sesame oil
1 tsp corn starch

Sauce seasonings
1/4 cup tomato sauce
2 tbsp plum sauce
1 tsp rice vinegar
1 tsp light soya sauce
1 tsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp brown sugar
1 tsp potato/corn starch
1/4 cup water

1. Marinate the meat with all the meat seasonings for 2 hours or more.
2. Coat the meat evenly with some potato starch. 
3. Heat 2-3 cups of oil in a pot or wok. Use medium-high to high fire and deep fry the meat till brown. Dish up.
4. Heat up the remaining oil and use high fire to fry the meat again for another 2 minutes till crispy. Set aside.
5. Mix all the sauce seasonings in a bowl.
6. Saute garlic till fragrant. Add onion and capsicums, fry for 1-2 minutes. 
7. Add pineapples and the sauce seasonings, bring it to boil and simmer for a minute.
8. Add the fried chicken/pork, mix well until it's all coated with the sauce. Serve hot.

Thai Seafood Sauce

6 big green chilli
10 small green chilli
4 red bird eye chilli
8 cloves garlic
2 shallot
8-10 fresh lime juice
3 coriander roots
1-2 tbsp Thai fish sauce to taste
Sugar to taste

Put all the ingredients in a food processor and blend it coarsely.
Note: You may add more lime juice if you want it to be more sour