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Braised Pork Ribs with Peanuts ~ 花生闷排骨


My mum used to cook this dish but with a different part of the piggy.... the tail part, and it was a favourite among my siblings then.  But that part of the piggy wasn't my cup of tea and today I replicated this dish with pork ribs instead.   This is a comfort dish and it did pair well with a bowl of steaming hot rice.   I served a blanched veggie on the side and that's our dinner!





Recipe for Braised Pork Ribs with Peanuts ~   花生闷排

    Ingredients

    • 450 gm pork ribs
    • 100 gm peanuts
    • 5 cups of water
    • 1 small carrot sliced (optional)
    • 1 Tbsp light soya sauce
    • 1 tsp dark soya sauce
    • 3 pips garlic, smashed
    • 2 tsp Shaoxing wine
    • Cornflour to thicken
    • Salt and sugar to taste
    Method
    1. In a wok, saute the garlic with some oil till fragrant, add in the pork ribs and peanuts. Stir-fry.
    2. Add water, salt, sugar and the light and dark sauces, simmer on low heat and cover with lid.
    3. Cook till the peanuts are soft and pork ribs, tender, add cornflour thickening and fine tune to desired taste.
    4. Drizzle on the Shaoxing wine, mix well.
    5. Dish out and serve hot with rice.


Comments

  1. My mom cooks something quite similar too. It was so delicious, esp. those peanuts.

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  2. Cheah, I remember my grandma cooked this with pig tail too :D It is really very delicious. Thanks for sharing the recipe.

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    1. So it brings back memories of your grandma's delicious dishes!

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  3. Good morning Cheah! That's a delicious looking dish you've got there. I've never braised with peanuts before but I am sure I would love the softness of the peanut in this dish. Yummy!

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    1. If you enjoy soft peanuts, this is the dish for you to try, Veronica!

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  4. Hi Cheah,
    This dish is so flavourful and delicious that I would have extra bowls of steamed rice with just the gravy ^-^! Thanks for sharing!

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    1. You're more than welcome, I like the gravy to go with the rice!

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  5. Hi Cheah, this looks delicious! How long do you have to simmer the pork ribs for until they are tender? Is 1 hour enough?

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    1. I didn't look at the time.... if you use a pressure cooker, think it'll save a lot of time. Make sure you get the 'soft' peanuts, your grocer can help. You can add them together or cook the peanuts first. I was told that some 'hard' peanuts take a longer time to cook.

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  6. oh yummy! I have never tried such dish, but looks and sounds so good :)

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