Delicious Chinese Courgette Mapo

Remember to fry the minced pork with the miso first to get a good rich flavour.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)
Serves 2 Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Courgette (large) 1
Cornstarch as required
Minced pork 100g
Garlic 1 clove
Ginger 1 thumb
Leek 10cm
Sweet miso (Tianmenjiang) 1.5 tbsp
Chinese chilli bean sauce 1.5 tbsp
Sake 1 tbsp
Light soy sauce 1.5 tbsp
Sugar 2 tsp
Pepper a little
Chicken stock 150ml
Potato starch or cornflour in a bit of water as required
Vinegar 1 tbsp

Method

1
Cut the courgette into large wedges.
2
Dredge evenly with cornstarch.
3
Deep fry in 160-180C oil for 60-90 seconds.This makes the outside crispy but the inside soft and fluffy.
4
Put some oil in a frying pan and fry the minced pork. When it's nice and brown, add the seasonings.
5
Add the Tianmenjiang and chilli bean sauce. Fry together well - this is an important step.
6
Add the sake, soy sauce, sugar and pepper and continue to fry.
7
Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil. Add the finely chopped leek and the potato starch to thicken.
8
Add the fried courgettes and mix well. Turn off the heat and drizzle with vinegar. Mix well and serve.

Tips & Note

●If you don't have Tianmenjiang, red miso is also OK

Delicious Chinese Courgette Mapo

Remember to fry the minced pork with the miso first to get a good rich flavour.

Recipe By: Tobuchan (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/25)

Serves 2

Cook: 15 min

Ingredients

Courgette (large) 1
Cornstarch as required
Minced pork 100g
Garlic 1 clove
Ginger 1 thumb
Leek 10cm
Sweet miso (Tianmenjiang) 1.5 tbsp
Chinese chilli bean sauce 1.5 tbsp
Sake 1 tbsp
Light soy sauce 1.5 tbsp
Sugar 2 tsp
Pepper a little
Chicken stock 150ml
Potato starch or cornflour in a bit of water as required
Vinegar 1 tbsp

Delicious Chinese Courgette Mapo

Recipe ID :1203 Posted on 16 OCT 2015

Serves 2

Cook 15min
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Remember to fry the minced pork with the miso first to get a good rich flavour.

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as required
100g
1 clove
1 thumb
10cm
1.5 tbsp
1.5 tbsp
1 tbsp
1.5 tbsp
2 tsp
a little
150ml
as required
1 tbsp

Method

Cook
15min
1
Cut the courgette into large wedges.
2
Dredge evenly with cornstarch.
3
Deep fry in 160-180C oil for 60-90 seconds.This makes the outside crispy but the inside soft and fluffy.
4
Put some oil in a frying pan and fry the minced pork. When it's nice and brown, add the seasonings.
5
Add the Tianmenjiang and chilli bean sauce. Fry together well - this is an important step.
6
Add the sake, soy sauce, sugar and pepper and continue to fry.
7
Add the chicken stock and bring to the boil. Add the finely chopped leek and the potato starch to thicken.
8
Add the fried courgettes and mix well. Turn off the heat and drizzle with vinegar. Mix well and serve.

Tips & Note

●If you don't have Tianmenjiang, red miso is also OK

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