Fried shredded pork with green peppers
This is one of the most popular of all Hunan dishes,
and you’ll find it in almost every restaurant and every
home, yet it is rarely included in cooking books.The
ingredients are ordinary,and it is very sample to do.
300 grams flesh
100 grams green peppers
5 grams salt
1 gram MSG
10 grams mixture of cornstarch(玉米淀粉) and water
100 grams cooking oil
1 egg white
10 grams cooking wine
25 grams water
1. Cut the meat into shreds 6 cm long and 0.3 cm thick and wide. Put in a bowl. Add 1 g of salt and stir(搅拌) until mixture
becomes sticky. Add the egg white and dry cornstarch and mix well. Cut the green peppers into shreds of similar size to the meat.
2. Heat the oil to 110-135ºC (centigrade) and stir-fry the pork shreds until they are done. Take out and drain off the oil.
3. Put 25 g of oil in the wok and stir-fry the shredded green peppers for one minute. Add the shredded pork, cooking wine, salt, MSG and water, and bring to boiling point. Put in the mixture of cornstarch and water to thicken the sauce. Take out and serve.
Features: The meat is white with a light pink tinge. While the peppers are invitingly green.
Taste: The shredded pork is tender and the green peppers crispy. The dish is salty to the right taste.