Sunday, July 17, 2011

Pork Sweet And Sour

1 lb pork loin, cubed
1/2 cup cornstarch
1/2 cup flour
2 tbsp soy sauce
1/2 cup water
1 piece raw egg, beaten
2 cups cooking oil
1 small red bell pepper, cubed
1 small green bell pepper, cubed
1 medium sized red onion, chopped
1 small carrot, sliced diagonally

Cooking procedure:
1. Place the pork loin in a bowl then combine the soy sauce (you may also add salt if desired). Marinade for 30 minutes.
2. Pour the cooking oil in a pan then apply heat.
3. Combine the flour and cornstarch in a bowl then mix until both ingredients are evenly distributed.
4. Dip the marinated pork in beaten egg then on the flour and cornstarch mixture.
5. Deep fry the pork (coated with cornstarch and flour) for 10 minutes or until the color turns medium brown. Set aside.
6. Heat a separate pan then pour-in the sweet and sour sauce
7. Add the carrots and simmer for 3 minutes.
8. Put-in the onions and bell pepper (green and red) and simmer for 4 minutes (add extra water as needed).
9. Add the deep-fried pork loin and stir. Cook for 2 minutes.
10. Transfer to a serving dish and serve hot. Share and enjoy!

Chicken Curry

Ingredients :
  • 2-3 tbsp. oil
  • 3potatoes,peeled,quartered and fried
  • 1 lb. chicken, cut into serving pieces
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 large onion, quartered
  • 1 tbsp. patis (fish sauce)
  • 3 tbsp. curry powder
  • salt and pepper
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 red bell pepper, cut into big squares
  • 1 green bell pepper, cut into big squares
  • 3 celery stalks, cut into 1-1/2” long
  • 1 cup coconut milk or evaporated milk

    Cooking Procedures :

    1. Pan fry potatoes. Set aside.
    2. In the same pan, fry chicken pieces and brown a little.
    3. Add garlic and onion. Sauté for a few minutes until soft.
    4. Pour in patis and season with curry powder, salt and pepper. Stir for 2 minutes.
    5. Add water. Cover and bring to a boil. Lower the heat; add celery, bell peppers and fried potatoes. Simmer for 3 minutes or until half done.
    6. Add milk and stir occasionally. Cook for another 7 minutes (or lesser when using evaporated milk because the liquids will curled).
    7. Remove from heat. Serve hot.