Skip to main content
logo
Food Advertising by

Salted Fish with Pork Belly ~ 咸鱼花腩


It's the norm to cook and serve this dish in a claypot but in my case, I used a wok as I do not own a claypot.  This is a classic dish which very often appears in the menu of most Chinese restaurants.  A very appetising dish which pairs well with a bowl of fluffy white rice or plain porridge.





Salted Fish with Pork Belly ~  咸鱼花腩
Ingredients

  • 450 gm pork belly, cut into bite size
  • 3 dried chillies, soaked in hot water till soft
  • 50 gm salted fish, sliced
  • 5 pips garlic, chopped
  • 6 slices ginger
  • 1 onion, cut to wedges
  • 1 Tbsp Shaoxing cooking wine
  • 1.1/2 cups water
  • sugar to taste 
  • spring onions to garnish
Seasoning for Pork Belly
  • 1/2 Tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1/2 Tbsp dark soya sauce
  • 3/4 Tbsp cornflour
Method
  1. Marinate the pork belly with the above seasoning, set aside.
  2. With some oil, lightly saute the chopped garlic, ginger and dried chillies till fragrant.
  3. Toss in the salted fish, stir-fry.  
  4. Add in the seasoned pork belly, stir-fry.  Add in the water and let the pork belly simmer till cooked and tender.
  5. Toss in the onion.  Fine tune to taste.
  6. Drizzle on the Shaoxing wine and add in the spring onion.
  7. Dish out and serve immediately.



Comments

  1. Absolutely appetizing and I bet you need a 2nd helping of rice to go with this delicious treat!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Wah...that's a very delicious dish!

    ReplyDelete
  3. Cheah, your savoury dish looks so delicious! Is also one of my favourites :D

    ReplyDelete

Post a Comment

Thanks for dropping by. Please click on 'Anonymous' if you do not have a blog but do leave your name after the comment because I would like to know who you are.

Popular posts from this blog

Lotus Walnut Mooncakes (2021) ~ 莲蓉核桃月饼

  Mooncakes are on sale again as the Mid-autumn Mooncake festival is not too far away.   As we are going through a rather tough time because of the Covid 19 pandemic, many mooncakes can be bought online saving the hassle of going out and having to endure long queues with appropriate social distancing at popular venues selling mooncakes.   I managed to get some lotus paste and here I'm sharing with you my post of this simple Lotus Walnut Mooncakes. Lotus Walnut Mooncakes (2021)  ~   莲蓉核桃月饼 Ingredients for Filling 320 gm lotus paste (store bought) 40 to 50 gm walnuts, lightly roasted, chopped Method Mix the chopped walnuts with the lotus paste and form balls of approx. 25 gm for a 50 gm mould and 40 gm for a 75 gm mould. Ingredients for Dough 150 gm superfine flour 90 ml golden syrup 38 ml vegetable oil 2 gm alkaline water Egg glaze - 1 whole egg, beaten and strain. Method Use a handwhisk to mix the golden syrup, oil and alkaline water till no oil surfaces.  Sift in the superfine flo

Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake ~ 2013

Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake was my dad's perennial favourite.  At that time I couldn't understand why this festive traditional mooncake was most enjoyed by the older folks.  But nowadays, I too have slowly acquired the taste for this sweet, salty and nutty variety.  These cakes are best cut in  small wedges, savoured by small delicate bites and not by the mouthfuls, and they are best enjoyed with a pot of hot Chinese tea.   Recipe for Traditional Mixed Nuts Mooncake Ingredients (Dough) 150 gm superfine flour, sifted 90 ml golden syrup 38 ml vegetable oil 2 ml alkaline water Egg wash - 1 whole egg + 1 tsp water, mix well and strain. Method Mix syrup, oil and alkaline water thoroughly with a handwhisk. Sift in flour, mix well with spatula and let rest for 2 hours or more, till it doesn't stick to the hands. Knead lightly on a floured surface. Weigh out 55 gm of dough, roll into balls and set aside. Ingredients (Filling) 30 gm w

Herbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Gao

H erbal Jelly ~ Gui Ling Ga o literally translated means 'Tortoise Jelly' is one of my family's favourite desserts.  It's much more economical to prepare this at home for you'll need to fork out between Rm 9 to Rm 11 for a bowl of this cooling dessert in any of those herbal tea outlets.  This soothing jelly, served chilled, is supposed to be able to help reduce our body heat, helps to get rid of toxins and is believed to be good for the skin thus culminating a healthier complexion.