have you ever had this nagging feeling of what to cook whenever a festive season is around the corner? what mood do i want to create? i want it to be different but not too overwhelming for my guests....who am i inviting? what is the occasion? are they adults or children? big eaters or mousy eaters? well there is room for everyone... read on.

Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Pork Chop Stack

Anyone for a pork chop stack? This recipe is more to the chinese-styled pork chop. Purchase 6 pieces of 2 cm thick slabs of pork chops. I usually use the neck part called "kap sum" in Cantonese. The diameter of each slab approximately 12 cm. Marinate them overnight in a ziplock bag in 1 juice of lemon, salt, pepper and 3 Tbsp HP Sauce or any sauce of your choice. Place the ziplock bag in the fridge. Next morning, take the slabs out from the fridge to cool at room temperature, add 2 Tbsp of cornflour evenly, a dash of Shao Hsin fragrant wine, a dash of dark soya sauce and a dash of light soya sauce. Heat olive oil in a teflon pan (non-stick), place the slabs of pork chops in. If your pan can only take 3 chops at a time then sear and cook them in batches. Add a little hot water to help cook the pork chops evenly. Please ensure they are completely cooked. Stack pork chops aside. The left over oil in the pan is used to make the pork chop gravy. Heat the oil and add 1 tsp of cornflour dissolved in half a cup of Shao Hsin wine. Stir till the gravy is slightly thicken and add sea salt to taste. Pour gravy over the stack and serve with hot fluffy basmati rice.

6 Comments:

  • droool, salivate....do you own a cafe? if not, can you please set up one so we can come eat......now let me wipe off the pool of drool that has accumulated on my desk...

     
  • Yum! I love pork chops. Congrats on yr new purchase. Can't wait to see it in all it's purple glory.

     
  • aiyo, this looks sooooo temtping. Must have next week. Thanks for the inspiration.

     
  • Sorry to dissapoint FBB, I always thot by owning a restaurant will probably kill my love for cooking. Too much pressure, too little time.

    Well Boo,thanks and time will tell if my purple toy is full of glory or just a huge sitting Barney!

    Edith, glad to hv inspired you! Happy cooking!

     
  • eh? i tot i commented in this post audrey. no meh? your pork chop stack look scrumptious!!

     
  • Thanks Evan, btw i have been unable to get into your blog for the past 2 days. Is something wrong?

     

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