Heat the wok and the oil till oil shimmers, then add the garlic. Heat up a pot or preferably a big clay pot with 4 cups of water. Bring it to boil and then add in the garlic, pork belly, and cracked peppercorns. Combine 1 pound diced sushi-grade tuna, 1 cup diced cucumber and 1/4 cup chopped scallions in a bowl. Chop up the duck and place on a serving dish, together with the firm bean curd (tau kwa), dried beancurd puff (tau pok) and hard boiled eggs. Simmer for 3 to 5 minutes, flipping the tau kwa occasionally so that the colour is even on all sides. These stuffed vegetables can be used for the yong tau foo soup. 1 bunch watercress, torn to small sections. Transfer the duck to a plate. Rojak. Try easydelicious.recipes. Set aside. So delicious. We grew up in a big and poor family, so since she was 12 years old, she was tasked with housework and kitchen chores, including cooking for the whole family. Taste and add more seasoning to your prefer taste. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. Grind together garlic, ginger, chilies, poppy seeds, cashew nuts and almonds. (Previously, we have made pineapple fried rice and salted fish bones curry.). Hi Cheralyn, great that you like ginger, but I won’t add ginger personally. Coat the tau kwa with a sprinkle of salt and corn flour. Recent Posts: Airfry Eggplant Spam & Cheese Burger (5g Net Carbs) September 4, 2019 - 7:08 pm Airfry Sliced Fish Cabbage Soup (8g Net Carbs) August 14, 2019 - 7:00 pm Airfry Eggplant Zucchini Sardine Lasagne (Only 6g Net Carb) August 7, 2019 - 7:00 pm Airfry Snapper with Spinach (4g Net Carbs) July 31, 2019 - 7:00 pm Airfry Mapo Tofu with Garlic Shoots (Kid-friendly) July 24, 2019 - 7:00 pm Add the tau kwa and fry till tau kwa is browned but not burnt. 1 pulp garlic means the whole garlic or just 1 clove? Add the watercress and tau cheow and fry till the veg turns deep green. Stuff the paste into the vegetables, beancurd and tau fu pok. Hi Bee, Her tau yew bak was legendary; the pork belly was always tender, juicy, and they are steeped in an intensely flavorful soy sauce. A quick stir and add in chillies and stock. Only added water, dark soya, tofu and eggs. and slowly braised the pork belly over low heat. Add in salted vegetables and fry briefly. Method Mince fish. Rinse bean sprouts. Bring it to boil and then add in the … When my parents came to visit us in San Francisco 10 years ago in 2000, I managed to learn my mother’s tau yew bak recipe. I added some cracked whole white peppercorn (her secret ingredient!) Can't spell Rasa Malaysia? I suppose that’s make up of like 10 cloves or so. This recipe is only 611 calories per serving. Required fields are marked *. Adjust taste and set … No part of the content (digital photographs, recipes, articles, etc.) Taste is spot on. Cook Time 50 minutes. Hi Bee, it’s really more of a personal taste then coz some people do not like ginger so perfectly fine to go with peppercorns. Taste and add more seasoning to your prefer taste. One of my fav meals of my childhood. Yeah, that’s fine. :), Sure, this recipe is my late mother’s recipe so I wouldn’t change anything for myself. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I won’t add ginger to this dish. It has a smoky aroma to it. Add the tau kwa back into the frying pan, then stir in water, light soy sauce and dark soy sauce. Prep Time 10 minutes. You can add more water if u like more gravy as the tau kee, tau pok will absorb the gravy. Add in the hard boiled eggs, tau pok, tau kwa, tau kee and mushroom. The taste is complex, sophisticated, addictive, and utterly delectable. You can add more water if u like more gravy as the tau kee, tau pok will absorb the gravy. Drain and cut them into long thin slices. Because of that, she has acquired and inherited most of our family recipes. Kuih Kodok (Malaysian Mashed Banana Fritters), 1 head garlic, lightly pounded with the back of a cleaver, 1 tablespoon white peppercorn, smashed and cracked, 3 tablespoons sweet soy sauce, kecap manis, 1-2 tablespoons dark soy sauce, or until it reaches your desired color. :), okay thanks. Continue to simmer on the lowest heat for another 15-20 minutes. Copyright 2016. The taste is complex, sophisticated, addictive, and utterly delectable. Add in beansprout. Check out my Recipe Index, follow me on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and sign up for FREE email newsletter. Heat 2 tbsp of oil and fry garlic till fragrant. Filed Under: Chinese Recipes, Malaysian Recipes, Recipes Tagged With: Pork, Soy Sauce, hi, Lower the heat to medium and braise the pork for 30 minutes or so until the pork belly is is cooked through and become tender. Your email address will not be published. My grandma put star anise in the pot also! Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce (Tau Yew Bak) recipe - Pork belly is steeped in an intensely flavorful soy sauce. Welcome! Let it caramelised a little with meat oil. Strictly speaking those are 2 different dishes much like western chili or bbq has regional variants. Remove and drain off excess oil. The dishes with ginger And light soya sauce are usually more in the Cantonese Style and often called Red braised pork. Also, I intend to replace the pork belly with chicken drummettes instead so I guess total cooking time will be much shorter am I right? Heat up a pot or preferably a big clay pot with 4 cups of water. Total Time 1 hour. Heat 6 tbsp of oil and pan fry taukwa till golden brown. As you say, taste preferences are personal. To me, ginger doesn’t belong in this dish. Bring to a slow boil for 20 mins to 30 mins till gravy level lowers and the taste and colour is brown. You can skip peppercorns. Next, use the same braising gravy to braise the tau kwa, tau pok and hard boiled eggs for about 30 minutes. Dish out and serve hot with steamed white rice. Bring to a slow boil for 20 mins to 30 mins till gravy level lowers and the taste and colour is brown. Naturally, we talked about the delicious foods that my late mother used to cook for our family and the many dishes that she prepared which we missed dearly although the tastes still linger on our taste buds. :). I volunteered to make the dish, following the instructions that she had briefed me during her stay. Ingredients. or this site may be reproduced without prior written permission. A couple of days ago, we talked about making my mother’s braised pork belly in soy sauce, or tau yew bak (in Hokkien)—one of the many family recipes that my mother excelled in. Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce (Tau Yew Bak) -, Rasa Malaysia © 2002–2020 Bee Interactive Corp. 1 lb. Watercress and Tau Kwa Stir-Fried in Tau Cheow, One pot braised tau kwa, tau kee, tau pok, mushroom, chicken and eggs, 5 stalks of spring onions, cut them into same length as beansprouts, 2 no of chillies, cut into half and slice width of chillies thinly, Splash of Hua tiao wine soya sauce and pepper to taste. As i usually make with about 10 cloves of garlic :). The result was rather satisfactory and adequate, in fact, it was delicious but it is never going to be as good as my mother’s version. Yes, you can put star anise but my family’s recipe doesn’t have star anise. Ginger is not supposed to be in this dish. Stir in one direction to get a sticky paste with a springy texture. However to add more cultural context, I believe the Tau Yew Bak version with dark soya sauce, garlic and white pepper is more of a Hokkien/fujian provincial style tho maybe more popular in Malaysia and Singapore. Give a splash of Hua tiao wine. SENG HUAT BEAN CURD PTE LTD. All Rights Reserved. Add salt to taste. Your email address will not be published. My sister said that it lacked the taste of “mother,” which, unfortunately, something I could never ever recreate. Heat 6 tbsp of oil and pan fry taukwa till golden brown. Set side. 5 small fried beancurd (tau fu pok), halved. Dissolve corn starch and water in a small bowl and add into the frying pan to thicken the sauce. In fact, my family actually prefers the ginger version than the peppercorn one so just thought of sharing with you on this :). I’ve just tried out one version with peppercorns & the other with ginger & surprisingly, ginger actually tasted much better than peppercorns as it gives heat to the dish & enhances the flavour of the pork belly & sauce. The taste was complex, sophisticated, addictive, and utterly delectable. Add in oyster sauce, light soy sauce, dark soya sauce, wine, brown sugar, pepper and water. We have also been reminiscing our fond memories of our late parents—sharing the stories of our times with them and those days when we were growing up. Drain and cut them into long thin slices. Add salt, pepper, water and tapioca flour. Hi Bee, Ingredients. Rasa Malaysia contains affiliate links and sponsored posts. Can I replace the peppercorns with ginger instead? Set aside. If so, how much ginger should there be? For a wholesome meal and easy weeknight dinner, I recommend the following recipes. Bring to a boil and reduce the heat to a simmer. Tks for sharing this recipe! There were always extras such as hard-boiled eggs, tofu, and sometimes, potatoes and mushrooms. Stir to mix and cook covered for 10 minutes. Add 2 tablespoons soy sauce, 1 tablespoon toasted sesame seeds, … As my second sister is many years older than me, she had the opportunity to learn more about cooking from my late mother. Fry the garlic, ginger, star anise and shallots till fragrant. This meal is best served with steamed rice. Since my second sister came into town, we have been cooking up a storm. Method: Soak taukwa in salted water for 5 mins. Drain and shred thinly. Braised Pork Belly in Soy Sauce (Tau Yew Bak) recipe - Pork belly is steeped in an intensely flavorful soy sauce. Heat ghee and fry cloves, cinnamon, shallots. I put in sauces soya and kicap first with meat, garlic and peppercorns. In any case, tks again for sharing! Then place the chicken meat and turn until brown. I like a lot of garlic. Bring the pork belly to boil before adding the hard-boiled eggs, fried tofu, soy sauce, sweet soy sauce and dark soy sauce. Add in the hard boiled eggs, tau pok, tau kwa, tau kee and mushroom. 10 pieces of Chinese mushroom ( pre soak in water) cut into half, 500 ml water ( mushroom stock plus water). Mix all ingredients for the sauce except the crushed peanuts. 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