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Minced pork steamed with water chestnuts


This is a homey dish which I'm sure many of you can easily whip up for lunch or dinner.  This dish consists of only three ingredients namely minced pork, lean or with a bit of fat, a few fresh water chestnuts and a salted egg.  A dish that can  pair well with a bowl of white rice or just plain congee.





Recipe for Minced pork steamed with water chestnuts

Ingredients

  • 300 gm minced pork
  • 3 water chestnuts
  • 1 salted egg
  • 2 Tsp cornflour
  • 1/2  Tsp light soya sauce
  • 1/8 Tsp drop of dark soya sauce
  • 2 Tsp water
  • Sesame oil to drizle
Method
  1. Peel and chop up the water chestnuts.
  2. Mix the minced pork with the salted egg, then add in the water chestnuts, cornflour, water and sauces, mix well.
  3. Put the pork mixture onto a plate and steam for about 10 mins.  Test to see if the meat is cooked.
  4. Serve with a bowl of rice. 


Comments

  1. Love this simple home cooked dish. Looks very delicious too!

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  2. Homey dish for me too, my mom used to feed us with this! super yummy!

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    1. Yes, my mum used to steam minced pork with 'tung choy'... family favourite.

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  3. Hi Cheah ,
    A delicious dish for the other white meat . Pinning , thanks for sharing :)

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  4. looks good and simple to make like dim sum filling

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    1. Ya, now that you've said it .... like dim sum filling.

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  5. Thanks for introducing this awesome dish. There must be some crunch and texture to this dish - from the water chestnuts. I would certainly pair it with plain congee.

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    1. Yes, a slight crunch from the water chestnuts and yummy salted egg.

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  6. Hi Cheah! This looks simple and good. A very convenient dish to whip up on busy days.

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    1. Yes, when we're busy and the mind is a bit blur, blur :)

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  7. Just love this simple and yummy-looking dish! Will definitely try this... perfect addition of water chestnut for crunchiness. Thanks for sharing, dear! ;)

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    1. Hope both you and John will like it. Should be easy job for John!

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