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Compiled Recipe – Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Spicy Beef Noodle Soup

Ingredients:
* ½ kilos beef kenchi, whole
* 5 cups water
* 2 teaspoons oil
* 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled, sliced
* 4 cloves garlic, peeled, chopped
* 1 stalk lemongrass, white part only, chopped
* 1 cup button mushrooms, chopped
* 2 teaspoons chili garlic sauce
* 4 packs instant noodles, seasoning pouches discarded
* salt (to taste)
* ground black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) Put beef and water in a pressure cooker. Place over high heat and bring to a boil. Lower heat to a simmer, lock lid into place and cook for 1 hour or until tender. Once tender, remove beef from stock and strain liquid to remove the scum. Return beef into the liquid to prevent drying out and set aside until ready to serve.

2) Meanwhile, in a pot over medium high heat, heat oil. Once hot, add ginger, garlic and lemongrass. Cook until fragrant. Add mushrooms and cook until heated through. Stir in chili garlic sauce. Pour in beef stock from the cooked beef. Stir to mix and season with salt and ground pepper to taste. Bring to a boil.

3) Place noodles into the soup and simmer for 3 minutes or until noodles are tender.

4) To serve, ladle soup into bowls, dividing noodles equally among bowls. Slice beef thinly and top each bowl with beef slices. Serve hot.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Chicken Barbecue Sticks

Chicken Barbecue Sticks

Ingredients:
* ½ kilo chicken thighs, or chicken breast fillets, skins removed
* ½ cup barbecue marinade, store-bought
* ½ tsp salt
* 1 tsp Spanish paprika
* 1 tbsp honey
* 1 tbsp vanilla extract
* 1 tbsp brown sugar
* 1 tbsp chili-garlic sauce
* 1 cup mayonnaise
* 1 tbsp yellow mustard
* 1 tsp lemon juice

Preparations:
1) Cut boneless chicken into large cubes. Set aside in a bowl.

2) In a bowl, whisk barbecue marinade, salt, paprika, honey, vanilla, sugar and chili garlic sauce until well combined. Pour over chicken. Mix and chill overnight, or at least 2 hours.

3) Meanwhile, make dip: In a medium bowl, mix all dip ingredients together. Season with salt and ground pepper to taste. Chill until ready to serve.

4) Pre-heat a charcoal grill.

5) Skewer chicken chunks with soaked bamboo sticks. Place on the grill and let stay until cooked through on both sides. Serve while hot with mustard-mayo dip.

 

 

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Compiled Recipe – Pork Dumplings in Garlic-Cilantro Sauce

Pork Dumplings in Garlic-Cilantro Sauce

Ingredients:
* 15 pieces frozen pork dumplings
* 15 pieces frozen pork siomai
* 3 tbsp olive oil
* 4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
* ½ cup cilantro leaves, roughly chopped
* 2 tbsp calamansi juice
* 1 tbsp chicken stock
* 2 tbsp chili garlic sauce

Preparations:
1) Bring steamer to a simmer according to manufacturer’s instructions. Add dimsum. Steam for 10 minutes or until dimsum are cooked through.

2) Heat oil, meanwhile, over low heat in a small saucepan. Add garlic and gently heat until softened. Do not brown. Remove from heat and transfer to a small bowl. Set aside to cool slightly.

3) Stir the softened garlic with the remaining sauce ingredients: cilantro, calamansi juice, stock and chili garlic sauce.

4) Serve dimsum immediately with sauce drizzled over top.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Chili Garlic Adobo

Chili-Garlic Adobo

Ingredients:
* 2 tbsp canola oil
* 2 cloves garlic, peeled, finely chopped
* 1 kilogram pork pigue, cubed
* ½ cup soy sauce
* ¼ cup vinegar
* 5 cloves garlic, peeled, lightly smashed
* 3 cups chickpea water, or as needed
* 1 ½ tbsp chili-garlic sauce
* black pepper (to taste)

Preparations:
1) In a medium size  pressure cooker over medium heat, heat oil. Add garlic and sauté only until fragrant.

2) Add pork cubes, soy sauce, vinegar, smashed garlic and just enough water to cover. Season with ground black pepper to taste. Bring to a boil. Remove scum that rises to the surface. Cover, then lock lid. Simmer for 20 minutes or until pork is just tender, taking care to release the pressure of pot before opening.

3) Once pork is just tender, add chili-garlic sauce, then bring to a simmer without a lid. Simmer until liquid is reduced into a sauce. Serve with steamed rice and snow peas.

 

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Compiled Recipe – Chicken Pasta

Chicken Pasta

Ingredients:
* 3 tbsp vegetable oil
* 1 cup red onions, chopped
* 1 tbsp garlic, chopped
* 1 tbsp sesame oil
* ½ cup Hoisin sauce
* ¼ cup chili garlic sauce
* ½ cup chicken stock
* 1 ¾-kilo portion leftover roast chicken, cubed
* 250 grams pasta noodles, cooked according to package directions
* ½ cup chives, sliced
* ½ cup chives, sliced (for garnish)
* ¼ cup roasted whole peanuts

Preparations:
1) Heat vegetable oil in a pot. Sauté red onions until translucent. Add garlic and sauté until browned. Add sesame oil, hoisin sauce, chili garlic sauce and chicken stock. Simmer over low heat for 5 minutes.

2) Add leftover roast chicken, pasta noodles and chives. Toss until noodles are evenly coated with sauce. Garnish with sliced chives and roasted whole peanuts.