Yen Can Cook: Braised Pork Ribs with Peanuts
As I’ve mentioned before, I like pork ribs and I will normally restock them whenever I go for groceries shopping. There are numerous of pork ribs recipes that I want to try out one by one, or do you have any simple but interesting recipes to share with me?
Today’s recipe is my kind of comfort dish. The gravy pairs well with a bowl of steaming hot rice while the braised-till-soft peanuts are my favourite!
500g pork ribs
100g peanuts (soaked in water a night before cooking)
3-4 Shiitake Mushroom (fresh or dried) – optional
3- 4 bean curd puffs – optional
1 tablespoon soy sauce
1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
1 cube red fermented bean curd (Nam Yue)
2 teaspoon Shaoxing wine
1 teaspoon rock sugar
4 cloves garlic
5 cups of water
Salt to taste
Step 1: Clean the pork ribs then scald in boiling water to remove blood and impurities.
Step 2: In a wok, heat up some oil then add in garlic and fried till fragrant
Step 3: Add in the pork ribs, mushrooms and peanuts, stir fry for 2 – 3 minutes then add in soy sauce, rock sugar, red fermented bean curd, bean curd puffs and water, bring to boil then simmer on low heat.
Step 4: Cook till the peanuts are soft and the pork ribs should be quite tender as well at this moment.
Step 5: Add in dark soy sauce for colouring and season with salt in necessary.
Step 6: Drizzle on the Shaoxing wine and mix well.