Friday, January 8, 2010

Steamed mince pork with oysters and water chestnuts


When I bought some dried oysters from the grocers, I asked the shopkeeper what other dishes can be prepared with oysters, other than making soup or braised with pig trotters.  He suggested that I steam them with some mince pork and water chestnuts, and said that  this is a highly recommended Cantonese dish.  Although I'm Cantonese, but this is the first time that I'm trying this out and must admit that it does taste good!




mince pork, chopped water chestnuts and dried oysters, all mixed together with cornflour, salt, etc ......



Easy, quick and simple to prepare.



Garnish with chopped spring onions and coriander.



Tasty and a bit crunchy because of the water chestnuts.


Recipe for Steamed mince pork with oysters and water chestnuts

Ingredients
  • 400 gm mince pork
  • 4 dried oysters, washed and chopped
  • 4 water chestnuts, peeled and chopped
  • 3 Tsp cornflour
  • 1 Tbsp water
  • 1 Tsp salt
  • 1 Tsp light soya sauce
  • a dash of pepper
  • sesame oil
Preparation
  1. Place the mince pork on a plate, add in the chopped oysters and water chestnuts.
  2. Mix in the cornflour, water, salt, light soya sauce and pepper.
  3. Combine into a paste and steam under rapidly boiling water for about 20 mins., until the meat is thoroughly cooked through.
  4. Garnish with chopped spring onions, coriander, add a dash of pepper and drizzle in some sesame oil.
  5. Serve hot with rice.

7 comments:

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  1. Cheah, you need to make some adjustment to your posting. Something went wrong! Haven't taken any steamed pork for a very long time coz no pork is serve in my house. =(

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  2. Wow! I have never tried the oyster version, can't wait to try some!

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  3. That's very delicious with rice. Have to cook more rice with this dish.....yum

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  4. Hi
    Thanks, Kristy. I had to rope in my 'sifu' to help me out to get rid of the extra spacing after the last pic. She's a gem of a friend. As I've said before my IT knowledge is very limited and can be blur at times.

    3 hungry tummies
    Hey, I was surprised that it tasted good, think because of the oysters. Give it a try!

    Mary
    Yes it's delicious to go with rice and very convenient when you're watching TV, because no bones, ha, ha!

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  5. SO very delicious! Wonderful to serve with congee or steamed rice.

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  6. Hi Angie
    Yes, goes well with either rice or congee.

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