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Monday, December 21, 2015

FRIED SHREDDED PORK WITH SWEET PASTE

This is a quick stir fry pork dish so easy to prepare yet it is so delicious with rice or porridge.  If you notice from the recipe, there is no water added to cook the meat yet the meat is so tender [no marinating is needed, too]. It is suitable as an accompaniment dish for Bento meals.   A dish suitable for the young and old.
Stir fried over high heat, the meat cooks fast and so aromatic with the fragrant spring onions. Remember to add as much spring onions as possible to bring out the sweetness of meat.  Simply awesome.
The red sweet sauce which I used is 'tian mian jiang', the kind of sauce use in wet popiah rolls.
Recipe adapted from Yum Yum Magazine No. 67
Ingredients
200 gm pork tenderloin - shredded 
1 tbsp oil
1/2 tbsp chopped garlic
3 stalks spring onions - cut 1 inch lengths
Seasoning
1/2 tbsp fermented soy bean paste [taucheong]
1 tbsp red sweet sauce [tian mian jiang]
1/2 tbsp light soy sauce
dash of sesame seed oil

  1. Heat oil in a non-stick wok, saute garlic until aromatic.
  2. Add in the shredded meat, stir fry until meat turns pale and the meat will release some juice.  
  3. Add in the seasoning and continue to stir fry over high heat until the meat is almost dry.
  4. Lastly add in the spring onions, stir to mix well.
  5. Dish up to serve immediately. 
Cook-Your-Books
This post is linked to Cook Your Books Event #29 [December 2015] hosted by Joyce of Kitchen Flavours

6 comments:

Sokehah Cheah said...

This pork dish will go well with plain white porridge.

Kimmy said...

Hi Soke Hah, didn't expect this dish to be so tasty. Can be a Bento dish, too.

Phong Hong said...

Kimmy, this is another quick and delicious dish that I must try! It's very good for time saving and I always appreciate this type of recipes.

Kimmy said...

Hi Phong Hong, it is speedier if you can get the meat cut and stored away for later use. Just stir fry quickly in the non-stick pan and it's ready to serve.

kitchen flavours said...

Hi Kimmy,
This dish looks delicious! Simple and easy! The perfect everyday dish to go with rice!
I'm starting a new cooking/baking event with Emily, using your own selected cookbook for the month. You can check more info from my blog! Hope you can join us!

Kimmy said...

Hi Joyce, thanks for the info. I'll check it out soon.

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