Ribs & Potato Stew

Wash ribs in water. Put all the ribs in a deep pot. Add in enough water. Bring it to boil for 3-5 mins. Take out all the ribs and rinse under water. Heat a pan with a little oil. Stir fry drained ribs till they turn a bit brownish. Add in ginger slices and green…

Chicken & Shiitake Mushroom Stew (香菇炖鸡)

Usually in China, Chicken stew is made from a whole chicken. But I know for sure that my husband and I cannot finish a whole chicken stew. So I just used a whole boneless chicken leg instead. Soak dry 5 or 6 shiitake mushroom in 2 cups water. (Rinse under water first to remove all…

Red Wine Oxtail Stew

I actually wrote a blog about red wine oxtail stew. But somehow it disappeared. Today, I cooked it again. So I rewrote it. Prepare oxtail. I used about 600g, 4 pieces. Place them in a big bowl. Season with salt and pepper. Dust them with flour. Just let them be coated with a thin flour…

Pork & Mixed Vegetable Stew Recipe

In earlier days, transportation was not as convenient as how it is now. People in northern part of China didn’t have much choice about vegetables in winter. The most usually seen vegetables are potato, Chinese cabbage and turnip. They can be boiled, stewed, preserved and used to make soup. Pork stew together with these vegetables…

Beef Stew 2.0

The first time my husband and I wen to buy groceries after he came back, I suddenly stopped in front of the beef shelf. A voice talked to me in my mind “buy some beef and cook beef stew”. Then I bought beef. Haha. I cooked tomato beef stew before. This time I’m gonna make…

Mutton Stew

1. Heat a little oil in a deep pot. Put mutton chunk into it. Stir fry till golden brown. 2. Add in chopped onion. Stir till aromatic. 3. Season with salt and pepper. Also add in a little cumin seed, bay leaves, and paprika powder. Fry a bit. 4. Put in peeled and chopped tomatoes…

Red Wine Braised Beef

1. Cut beef into medium chunks. 2. In a piece of gauze, wrap in 1 tablespoon black pepper whole , 1 tbs ground black pepper, 1 tbs cloves, 1 tbs fennel and 2 cloves garlic. Wrap them up. Put into pot with beef. 3. Pour red wine into the pot covers all ingredients. Add 1…

Beef Potato Stew

Ingredients: Beef (cut into slices) Onion (chopped into shreds) Potato & carrot ( cut into medium chunk) Sauce: Light soy sauce: cooking wine: sugar =3:2:1 1. Heat a little oil in the pan. Put in beef slices and stir fry a bit. 2. Take the beef out in the plate. 3. Add a little more…

French Bean Rib Stew

1. Put ribs in the pot with water covers all the ribs. Turn on the stove. When water boils, turn off. 2. Take the ribs out. Rinse and drain. 3. Heat some oil in the pan. Put in several ginger slices. Stir fry a bit. Put in ribs. Stir fry till ribs get a little…

Chicken Breast Tomato Stew

Chicken breast is ideal for diet. This dish is easy to make. And it goes well with pasta, fusilli or penne. Ingredients: Chicken breast ( marinated with a little salt and black pepper, and cut into smaller pieces) Tomato ( chopped into small pieces) Salt Black pepper Herbs you like 1. Heat a little oil…