Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Sauce- Cantonese styled baked pork chop with rice 焗豬扒飯

Pork chop sauce =200mL tomato sauce+ 100mL beef sauce

Tomato Sauce

1500 g peeled tomatoes (chopped finely)
400g carrot
½ onion
3 tbsp minced garlic
50ml olive oil
1 tsp oregano
2 bay leave
600 ml chicken stock

½ tsp salt and ground black pepper
½ tsp worchestershire sauce
½ tsp seasoning
2 tbsp chicken bouillon

Heat up olive oil. Stir fry carrot, onion and minced garlic till fragrant. Add chopped tomato and chicken stock. Bring it to boil over medium heat about 20 minutes.
Add chopped Oregano, bay leaf and seasoning. Simmer for 25 mins.

Beef Sauce

250ml beef soup base

½ tsp Maggie seasoning
½ tsp worchestershire sauce
1 ½ tsp beef stock powder
1 tsp sugar

Flour paste ingredients:
20g butter
20g flour

Make flour paste: Melt butter over low heat. Add flour. Stir and mix well until smooth.
Bring Beef Bone Soup to boil. Add seasoning. Mix well and turn off heat.
Add flour paste into beef bone soup. Stir well to dissolve all particles. Cook over low heat for 20 mins. Turn off heat.
Use strainer to strain off residue.


Monday, October 16, 2006

Beef soup base (cantonese style)

2kg beef bones
60 g butter
6L water
9 tbsp tomato paste
1.5 carrot cut into wedges
4 stalks celery cut into sections
2 tomatoes cut into wedges
3 onions cut into wedges
12 cloves garlic chopped finely
4 bay leagves
1.5 tbsp mixed herbs
some peppercorns

Bring water to boil over high heat. Wash beef bones. Chop into pieces.
heat up wok, add butter and melt it over low hear. Add beef bones. Stir fry over medium heat till half done.
Add celery, carrot, tomato and chopped garlic. Stir fry till just tender. Add peppercorns and tomato paste. Stir fry till brownish golden color.
Preheat oven to 210 oc. Put all stir fried ingredients into oven and bake for 30 to 45 mins (Stir and turn ingredients every now and then). Remove from oven.
Put baked ingredients into boiling water. Add mixed herbs. Simmer over low heat for another 3 hours ( while simmering, remover bubbles on top with small spoon) Stain off ingredients. Soup base is done.

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