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Braised pork ribs with beancurd sheet ~ 腐竹排骨


This is quite a common dish in a Chinese household.  As for me, I love beancurd sheets and for this recipe, I deepfried the beancurd sheets first before cooking.  Once the beancurd sheets have been infused with the black bean sauce, they're simply yummy not forgetting the tender and juicy ribs.  Hope you'll enjoy cooking this dish at home too!



Braised pork ribs with beancurd sheet  ~ 腐竹排骨 
Ingredients
  • 450 gm pork ribs cut into bite size
  • 200 gm deep-fried beancurd sheet
  • 1 Tbsp black bean paste
  • 10 gm ginger, smashed and chopped
  • 3 pips garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 tsp dark soya sauce
  • Salt, sugar and light soya sauce to taste
  • 1 tsp cornflour + 2 tsp water to thicken
Method
  1. Deep fry the beancurd sheets.  Set aside.
  2. With some oil, saute the ginger and garlic with the black bean paste till fragrant.
  3. Add in the pork ribs, dark soya sauce, stir-fry, add some water, close the lid and let pork ribs cook till tender.
  4. Add in the deep-fried beancurd sheets, simmer for a while to let the beancurd sheets infuse with the sauce.
  5. Fine tune to desired taste with sugar, salt and light soya sauce.   Add cornflour mixture to thicken.
  6. Dish out and serve with rice.


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