Chinese rice wine substitute dry sherry

The best alternative to using rice wine when cooking chinese food

The best alternative to using rice wine when cooking chinese food      Rice wine is an alcoholic beverage made from rice. Unlike European wine, which is made by fermentation of naturally occurring sugars in sweet grapes and other fruit, rice wine is made from the fermentation of rice starch that has been converted to […]

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Fried Stuffed Eggplant

Fried Stuffed Eggplant How do you like to eat eggplant? There are many ways of enjoying it. In Chinese cuisine, it can be fried, steamed, boiled or stewed for soup, etc.   Nutrition Fact: Eggplant contains rich vitamin P, which can enhance adhesion between the cells in the body, the flexibility of capillaries, for the […]

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Sweet and Sour Spareribs

Sweet and Sour Spareribs This dish has a moderate sweet and sour flavor. You will not feel it is greasy at all;  instead, it is quite rich and exquisite in texture.  You can even mix the sauce with rice and you will be surprised how good it tastes! Main cooking technique: braising Time needed: 45 minutes   Ingredients: Pork spareribs: 500g Cooking wine: 1 tablespoon Dark soy sauce: ½ tablespoon Light soy sauce: 1 tablespoon Vinegar: 3 tablespoon in total (used twice) Sugar: 3 tablespoon Salt: ½ teaspoon Chicken powder: ½ teaspoon Sesame seeds: ½ teaspoon   Steps: 1. Boil the ribs with hot water for about 30 minutes. Keep the broth soup separately for later use. 2. Marinate the ribs with 1 tablespoon of cooking wine, 1 tablespoon of light soy sauce,  ½ tablespoon of dark soy sauce, 2 tablespoon of vinegar (not white one) for 20 minutes.  3. Fry the ribs until it turns golden brown. Don’t put too much oil as long as you stir it frequently.  Take the fried ribs out. 4. Pour the ribs into the pan again, add the marinated sauce used in Step 2, 3 tablespoon of sugar,  broth soup used in Step 1, and ½ teaspoon of salt. 5. Use low gas to cook the ribs for ten minutes and then change to high gas to thicken the sauce.  6. Done!   Tips: 1. How to make the ribs crispy outside but tender inside? Boil it for 30 minutes and then fry with high gas until it turns golden brown.  If you just fry without boiling it, the texture will not be soft.   2. Why do you need to marinate the ribs first? To let the ribs absorb more flavor and get rid of the fishy smell. Recommend: Easy Eggplant Recipes Chicken Chilli Recipe Beef Green Pepper Recipe Chicken Wing Recipes Drunk Eggs […]

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Hot Spicy Chicken Nuggets

Hot Spicy Chicken Nuggets (辣子鸡丁) It’s highly recommended to serve this dish with beer or wine.  Frying marinated chicken nuggets in medium or high temperature’s oil until it turns golden color,  then add some pepper and peppercorns to fry chicken nugget again.  This is a very spicy recipe. You can adjust the amount of dry pepper or peppercorns to better serve your need.  The tip to keep chicken nuggets dry and delicious is to deep fry a little bit longer.  You can even deep-fry it twice to get a crispy and tender texture.   Ingredients:  Chicken nuggets: 450 g, salt 20 g, chicken powder 8 g (option),  Cooking wine 0.5 oz, soy sauce 5 g, Starch 15 g, Ginger 5 g,  garlic 6 g, Dry red pepper 30 g (the more the hotter), Peppercorns 3 g,  Sesame oil 3 or 5 drops, sugar 5 g, Sesame 2 g (on the top)   Recommend: Easy Eggplant Recipes Sweet Sour Spareribs Beef Green Pepper Recipe Chicken Wing Recipes Drunk Eggs Chinese Vinegar Peanuts