Worldwide Locations

Worldwide Locations

Asia Blog

Stir-Fried Choy Sum with Barbecued Pork

(Photo by babe_kl/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Ingredients

2 tablespoons peanut oil
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 teaspoon chopped ginger
125 g/4 oz barbecued pork slices
500 g/1 lb choy sum, washed and dried and cut into bite-sized lengths
125 g/4 oz/1/2 cup chicken stock
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon sugar
few drops oriental sesame oil

Directions

Heat wok, add oil and stir-fry the garlic and ginger for 30 seconds.

Steamed Five-Flower Pork

Steamed Five-Flower Pork (Photo by <a href=panduh/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/fiveflowerpork.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

1 kg/2 lb lean belly pork
4 tablespoons dark soy sauce
2 tablespoons Chinese wine or dry sherry
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder (optional)
1 teaspoon crushed garlic
220 g/7 oz/1 cup uncooked rice

Directions

Steamed Egg Roll with Pork

(Photo by avlxyz/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 8.

Ingredients

Filling
185 g/6 oz raw lean pork
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons light soy sauce
1/2 teaspoon oriental sesame oil
1 teaspoon cornflour (cornstarch)
1 tablespoon finely chopped coriander
1 tablespoon finely chopped spring onions (scallions)

Wrappers
3 eggs
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoon peanut oil
1 teaspoon oriental sesame oil

Directions

Sri Lankan Sausages

(Photo by Ian Fuller/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Ingredients

sausage casings from butcher
750 g/1 1/2 lb lean pork
250 g/8 oz fat pork
3 teaspoons coriander seeds,
toasted and ground
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
1 teaspoon coarsely ground black pepper
half a nutmeg, finely grated
2 teaspoons salt
3 tablespoons vinegar or sufficient to moisten

Directions

Sri Lankan Fried Pork Curry

(Photo by avlxyz/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Very lean pork is not suitable for this particular dish, as it needs to be fried in the fat of the pork after it has simmered to tenderness. It is customary to leave the skin on, so choose a cut such as pork belly or loin.

Serves 6-8.

Ingredients

Squid with Pork Stuffing

(Photo by avlxyz/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 6.

Ingredients

500 g/1 lb large squid tubes
6 dried shiitake mushrooms
10 dried lily buds
60 g/2 oz bean thread vermicelli
250 g/8 oz minced pork
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger
3 spring onions (scallions), finely chopped
salt to taste
1 tablespoon fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
peanut oil for frying

Directions

Spicy Spareribs

(Photo by blomsieroller/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

The spareribs to buy for this dish are not the thick, meaty ones with layers of fat and lean, but small spareribs in racks which are sold as American (as distinct from Chinese) spareribs.

Serves 6.

Ingredients

1.5 kg/3 lb pork spareribs
2 teaspoons chopped garlic
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
1 tablespoon honey
1 tablespoon oriental sesame oil
3 tablespoons soy sauce

Directions

Spiced Lamb Slices

(Photo by evilhayama/Flickr)
Food & Recipes

Serves 4.

Ingredients

Simmered Steak and Vegetables (Shabu-Shabu)

Shabu-Shabu (Photo by <a href=gustty/flickr)" src="http://asiasociety.org/files/imagecache/small/shabushabu.jpg">
Food & Recipes

Serves 6-8.

Ingredients

1 kg/2 lb fillet steak
1 small white Chinese cabbage
12 spring onions (scallions)
2 tender young carrots
500 g/1 lb button mushrooms
2 litres/4 pints/8 cups chicken stock

Sesame seed sauce

4 tablespoons sesame seeds
2 tablespoons mild white vinegar
8 tablespoons Japanese soy sauce
3 tablespoons finely chopped spring onions (scallions)
2 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger

Directions

Satay

Photo by Elsa Ruiz/Asia Society
Food & Recipes

This recipe uses a marinade which suits any kind of meat.

Serves 6.

Ingredients