SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

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SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby CAN » 03 Jun 2017, 13:07

This stuff's great:

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Pour a couple of tablespoons in at the end, once you've fried your chicken breast, cashews, spring onions, onion, red pepper, chillies and garlic.


What've you got?
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Belle Lettre » 03 Jun 2017, 13:15

Soy, ginger and honey marinade with some garlic
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Loki » 03 Jun 2017, 13:20

KATANGA MY FRIEND! wrote:This stuff's great:

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Pour a couple of tablespoons in at the end, once you've fried your chicken breast, cashews, spring onions, onion, red pepper, chillies and garlic.


What've you got?

Looks like fish sauce?


I find sesame oil really gives dishes an authentic flavor. But just a small amount - it's quite strong.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby CAN » 03 Jun 2017, 13:30

It's oyster sauce. But you've got to get that brand.

Sesame oil is great stuff, yeah. Wonderful aroma.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby the gorton gollum » 03 Jun 2017, 14:22

Lush on Pak Choi (Oyster Sauce generally, I've not tried Joan's pick)
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby the gorton gollum » 03 Jun 2017, 14:24

And yes to cashews (toasted), chili and garlic dressing to plop atop.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Loki » 03 Jun 2017, 15:01

I had a wee bit of sriracha on some fried rice last nite and woke up with a bad tummy this morning. It really SUCKS getting old.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Diamond Dog » 04 Jun 2017, 21:45

Chinese Five Spice
Teriyaki
Ginger.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Pansy Puff » 04 Jun 2017, 22:02

For very little reason the title of this thread makes me think of
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Loki » 05 Jun 2017, 02:28

Diamond Dog wrote:Teriyaki


But teriyaki is.....aw, forget it.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby fire and fueryIre » 05 Jun 2017, 08:48

Doctor Ian Le wrote:This stuff's great:

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Pour a couple of tablespoons in at the end, once you've fried your chicken breast, cashews, spring onions, onion, red pepper, chillies and garlic.


What've you got?


The beginnings of a terminal case of bowel cancer?
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby the gorton gollum » 05 Jun 2017, 09:24

Lester Bangs? The fifty something Facebook rock bores (but of course, they've always been into Nile Rogers too ;)) are more into David Hepworth.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

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83 pages on Erasure?
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby fire and fueryIre » 05 Jun 2017, 10:15

Doctor Ian Le wrote:"fueryIre"


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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby yomptepi » 05 Jun 2017, 10:18

Diamond Dog wrote:Chinese Five Spice
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Wally Bingbang » 05 Jun 2017, 17:07

Oyster sauce is essential, but I've never seen that particular brand, and it's difficult to find one that doesn't have any added MSG.
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby Count Machuki » 05 Jun 2017, 17:14

K wrote:For very little reason the title of this thread makes me think of
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A Chinese meal is like a swordfight...you must think first, before you move



anyway, the real secret ingredient: MSG!!

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I see Harvey has mentioned this stuff already
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby CAN » 28 Mar 2018, 14:22

It's great!

Those massive bags of Doritos that you can't stop eating? MSG!

Anyway. Anyone been to the Chinese supermarket lately? I made chicken chow mein yesterday but it was lacking something
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Re: SECRETS of CHINESE COOKING

Postby The Modernist » 28 Mar 2018, 14:28

Did you remember the chicken?