Sweet & Sour Ribs (糖醋排骨)

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…

Sweet & Sour Prawn

Clean prawns by removing all the intestines and rinsing under water. Place all the prawns in a big bowl. Marinate with salt, pepper and cooking wine for a little while. Coat prawns with a thin layer of potato starch. Deep fry prawns till golden and crispy. In a small bowl, add in 2 tsp light…

Sweet & Sour Fish (糖醋鱼)

Finally, I got the chance to try this sweet & sour fish (糖醋鱼,tang cu yu). Before everything, I want to give you a little warning here: this dish requires too too much oil to fry the fish. That’s also why I didn’t dare to try it. Yesterday, my husband and I went to shopping for…

Sweet & Sour Tofu

Prepare a pack of firm tofu, around 200 g. cut it into cubes. Put them in a bowl. Season with 1 tsp salt, 1/2 tsp black pepper and 3 tbsp starch. Gently toss a bit to let tofu roll in starch. Heat a pan, add in 1 tbsp oil. Fry tofu till golden brown. Then…

Sweet & Sour Fish Fillet

You can choose whatever fish you want. 1. Cut fish fillet into slices. Season with a little salt and black pepper. 2. Prepare the batter: 2 tablespoon starch, 2 tablespoon flour and 1/4 cup water. If you think your batter is too thick, you can add more water. Too thin, add more flour. 3. Dip…

Sweet & Sour Fried Eggplant Recipe

Cut eggplant into slices. Soak them in water, also sprinkle in some salt. Wash several cherry tomatoes. Cut cross at the bottom. Soak them in hot water for a while. Peel them and set aside for later use. Squeeze the water out of eggplant. Place them in a big bowl. Add in 2-3 tablespoon corn…

Sweet & Sour Cuttlefish Recipe

Every time when my husband and I went to shopping for grocery, we would stay at the seafood are for a little while discussing what kind of fish we need to buy. Most time, we bought salmon, which is easy to cook and hard to get it done in a terrible way. We seldom bought…

Hong Tang Ba Ba

It’s a sweet Chinese snack in Southwestern China area, I think. Hong Tang means brown sugar in Chinese. Ba Ba refers to cake made from glutinous rice flour. This summer holiday when my husband and I were in China. My friends there treated us Xiao Long kan hotpot. One dish is Hong tang baba. And…

Sweet & Sour Eggplant

Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables. Yet, it’s hard to cook eggplant well without frying. This dish also needs frying which means a lot of oil is used.I have to admit that it’s not very healthy, but it’s very delicious. 1. Cut eggplant into cubes. Place them in a big bowl. Add in 2-3…

Sweet & Sour Fish

1. Cut fish into slices or small chunks. Beat one egg in a bowl and prepare 1/2 cup corn starch in another bowl. 2. Dip fish in egg first and then in starch. Let them be coated with starch evenly. 3. Deep fry fish slices till golden brown. Set aside. 4. Heat 1 tablespoon oil…