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Steamed Minced Pork with Tianjin Preserved Vegetables

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Steamed Minced Pork with Tianjin Preserved Vegetables

Meat
Category
Meat

Easy
Difficulty
Easy

Total Time
Total Time
Prep 20 M / Cook 40 M

Servings
Yield
4 Servings

Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on March 4, 2014

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Ingredients

250 g
minced meat
1 tsp
sesame oil
1 tsp
sugar
1 tbsp
soy sauce
1 tbsp
shaoxing wine  
2 tbsp
Tianjin preserved vegetables
0.5 tbsp
corn flour
2 tbsp
water
pepper
scallions

Background

Steamed minced pork hails from the Guangdong region in China. Just like other dishes of the Cantonese cuisine, steamed minced pork is light and easy in taste.

How long should it be steamed?

Based on this recipe, steam for about 30 minutes. However, this depends on the amount and thickness of the minced meat that is used.

Ingredients to go with steamed minced meat

Egg is sometimes added to the minced meat. Simply beat 4 eggs with water (same ratio) until they are evenly mixed. Then, pour beaten eggs onto minced meat and steamed as suggested in the recipe.

Salted fish is another ingredient which is popularly paired with steamed minced meat. Place slices of salted fish on minced meat and steam.

I really love this dish because it is so simple to prepare. Not only does it takes a short preparation time, it is perfect for after work when you crave for a fuss free home cooked meal. Have it together with some rice and a simple plate of vegetables. That would sum up a wholesome meal.

Just remember to rinse the preserved vegetables before using as they could be a bit too salty.

Substitute minced pork with minced chicken if that is your preference. It is optional to add the wine. Without it, the taste would still be marvelous and appetizing.

Steps

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Step 1/2

  • 250 g minced meat
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp shaoxing wine  
  • 2 tbsp Tianjin preserved vegetables
  • 0.5 tbsp corn flour
  • 2 tbsp water
  • pepper

Rinse preserved vegetables to remove excess salt. Mix minced meat with sesame oil, sugar, soy sauce, Shaoxing wine, pepper and preserved vegetables. Add cornflour and water mixture to minced meat.

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Step 2/2

  • scallions

Place minced meat on a plate and steam for 30 minutes. Garnish with some sliced scallions and serve hot.

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