Wednesday, February 3, 2010

Garlic Chicken


300g chicken drumstick(bone removed)
1 tbsp dark soy sauce
2 tbsp osyter sauce
1 tsp sugar
2 tsp dark vinegar
8 cloves garlic
1 tsp sesame oil
1 stalk coriander


1. Rinse chicken, pat dry and spread it out. Cut into 6 equal portions.

2. Mix well dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, suagr and vinegar. Peel garlic. Using the side of your
cleaver, pat garlic then mash them up before adding to the seasoning ingredients. Add
sesame oil and stir well.

3. Place chicken on plate. Pour garlic sauce over them and steamover high heat for about
20 minutes. Scatter chopped coriander on top.

Crispy Fried Oysters


300g fresh oysters
1 small piece ginger
1/4 tsp salt
1/3cup cornstarch
1 egg white
1/2cup sweet potato starch


1. Rinse oysters and pat dry.
2. Rinse ginger and grind well. Put a tablespoon of it into the oysters then add
salt and mix well.
3. In respective order, dab each oyster with cornstarch, egg white and sweet
potato starch.
4. Heat up some oil for deep-frying to about 170C. Deep-fry oysters till crispy
then remove to drain oil. serve with pepper salt or tomato sauce.

Monday, February 1, 2010

Clay Pot Beef Brisket


500g beef brisket or ribs strips
1/2 carrot, radish
3 stalks spring onion
1 small piece ginger
1 tbsp wine
1 tbsp rock sugar
3 tbsp dark soy sauce
1/4tsp salt
1 tsp cornstarch


1. Rinse beef and scald to remove blood water.

2. Peel ca and raddish, rinse then roll-cut into pieces. Slant-cut spring onion
into sections.Cut ginger into slices.

3. Put 1/2 stalk of spring onion. 5 slices of ginger and 8 cups of water into a pot.
Bring to a boil before adding beef. Cook over low heat for about an hour. Remove
and cut into small pieces when slightly cooled.

4. Heat up 3 tablespoons of oil and stir-fry the rest of spring onion and ginger till
fragrant. Add beef, wine, dark soy sauce and rock sugar. Stir evenly then add a
cup of water, carrot and radish. Cover and continue to cook for about 1o
minutes. Season with salt and thicken with the mixture of cornstarch and 1
tablespoon of water.

5. Heat up the clay pot, Pour cooked beef into it and cook for another 2 minutes.