Author Archive: cdmain14

Chinese Spareribs

Ingredients: Spareribs 5-4-3-2-1 Chinese Rub (See recipe this site) Chinese Barbeque Sauce (See recipe this site) Directions: Apply rub to ribs and  marinate for several hours or overnight Bake in foil covered roasting pan for several hours at 250 until almost done Remove from oven and baste with Chinese Barbeque Sauce Finish cooking in hotter oven …

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5-4-3-2-1 Chinese Rub

Ingredients: Brown sugar Kosher salt Back pepper Five Spice Powder Garlic powder Directions: Put 5 parts brown sugar in a bowl Add 4 parts kosher salt Add 3 parts black pepper Add 2 parts five spice powder Add 1 part Garlic powder Mix and apply liberally to meat patting into the surface. Do not actually rub it …

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Chinese Barbeque Sauce

Ingredients: Hoisin sauce Sriracha sauce Honey Rice vinegar Water Directions: Mix Hoisin sauce and Sriracha sauce in the ratio of about 2:1. Can adjust ratio to make more or less hot depending on your taste Add honey to taste (should be fairly sweet) Add vinegar (does not have to be rice vinegar) to taste to …

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Indian Curried Eggplant

Ingredients: Eggplant cut into approximately 3″ X 1/2″ pieces Vegetable oil 1 Serrano chili pepper 4 green onions knob of ginger 2 cloves of garlic 2 or more tsp of curry or to taste 1 tsp of turmeric ½ tsp of cumin 1 Roma tomato diced and pureed Water Directions: Cut up eggplant Mince garlic, …

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Chinese Stir Fried Eggplant

Ingredients: Eggplant cut into approximately 3″ X 1/2″ pieces Vegetable oil 1 Serrano chili pepper 4 green onions knob of ginger 2 cloves of garlic  1 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp black vinegar Directions: Cut up eggplant Mince garlic, ginger, and chili pepper Slice green onions Heat wok and add oil When wok is hot add …

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Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder

Ingredients: 10 lb pork shoulder or pork butt 1 – 2 garlic cloves Basic rub Directions: Cut garlic cloves into 8 to 10 slivers and insert into pork Slice skin side into 1 inch cross hatch pattern to facilitate rendering of the underlying fat layer Apply rub liberally to pork Place pork on rack in a …

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Char Siu Pork

Ingredients 2 lbs of pork butt Marinade 1 Tbsp sugar 1/2 Tsp salt 1/2 Tsp of five spice powder 1/2 Tsp white pepper 1 pieces of fermented bean curd and 1 Tbsp of juice 1 Tbsp of oyster sauce 1 Tbsp soy sauce 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce 1 Tbsp Xhou Xing rice wine (or dry sherry) 2 Tbsp …

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Asian Dipping Sauce

Ingredients 1/2 cup soy sauce 1/2 cup of rice wine vinegar 2 Tbsp honey 3 cloves of garlic, minced 2 Tbsp fresh ginger root, minced 2 Tsp sesame seeds 2 Tsp of sesame oil Directions Whisk together the soy sauce, vinegar, honey, garlic, ginger, sesame seeds, sesame oil in a bowl.

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Scalloped Potatoes

Ingredients: Butter Garlic Uniformly, thinly sliced waxy potatoes Salt and pepper Milk and cream mixture (roughly half and half) Nutmeg Directions: 1.    Mash garlic and spread around bottom of a buttered baking dish 2.    Add potatoes in layers seasoning each layer with salt and pepper 3.    Mix milk and cream seasoning with a little nutmeg …

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Spinach with Mushrooms and Garlic

Ingredients A little vegetable oil Butter 1 Small shallot, diced 2 Cloves of garlic, minced Cumin Garham masala (optional) Ground black pepper 1/2 Package of frozen spinach (or equivalent amount of fresh baby spinach) Salt and pepper Directions Pour a little vegetable oil in sauce pan and add butter Add shallot and garlic and cook …

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