Sunday, June 28, 2020

Black Pepper Pork Ribs

1 kg (2 lb 4 oz) pork ribs, cut into pieces
6 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon whole black pepper
4 tablespoons sugar or palm sugar
1 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons fish sauce

Place the garlic and black pepper in a mortar, and use a pestle to grind to paste. Add sugar, salt and fish sauce into the mortar and mix well. 

Marinate pork rips with the garlic and black pepper mixed sauce for 2 hours or overnight in the refrigerator. 

Preheat the grill on 220C. Grill the ribs 20 minutes or until cooked through or cook in the air fryer. 

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Hokkien Char (Fried yellow noodles)

Hokkien Char- This is our simple way of cooking Hokkien noodles (yellow noodles) without lard. It is simple and delicious! hope you like it too!

2 tbsps vegetables oil
2 cloves garlic
5-6 prawns - preferred skin-on
500 g yellow noodles
150 g choi sim or more

Soy mixture (mix in a bowl):
2-3 tbsps dark soy sauce
2-3 tbsps oyster sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 tsp raw sugar or to taste
A bit of black ground pepper
1/4 tsp salt (optinal)
2 cups water

Heat the oil in a wok or big fry-pan and stir fry the garlic until lightly brown. Add prawn cook for 1 minute, or until coloured. Add noodle and stir fry for 1 minute. Pour the soy mixture and let it boil for 5 minutes.

Add choi sim into the noodle, stirring couple of times. Cover the wok with lid on and let it boil for another 5 minutes or thicken. Serve hot.