Taste Hong Kong: Side

Recipe Archive : Side

A Dish Made of Colors – Vegetarian Stir-Fried Corn A Dish Made of Colors – Vegetarian Stir-Fried Corn It is a vegetarian dish made of colors. Be it yellow, orange, green, lime and black, each ingredient is inexpensive and possibly is among the common leftovers in our fridge. ...
Braised Bok Choy, a Simple Shanghainese Dish Braised Bok Choy, a Simple Shanghainese Dish This cooked vegetable tastes so nice that you may not believe it is nothing but only bok choy (白菜), dark soy sauce and sugar simmered together with water and oil. ...
Cauliflower with Spicy Lentil Sauce Cauliflower with Spicy Lentil Sauce This healthy dish is not only deliciously spicy. It supplements our meatless meals with much needed nutrition. ...
Celery and Egg Shreds with Sour Miso Sauce Celery and Egg Shreds with Sour Miso Sauce Only recently I try to shred celery like this. Doing such is because I want it to assemble well with the fried egg. I make this twice, once serving hot and once cold. Both of them do not disappoint me. ...
Chinese Cabbage with Ham and Cream Sauce Chinese Cabbage with Ham and Cream Sauce This is a popular dish of Beijing cuisine, which in Chinese is called 腿茸奶油津白. When preparing this at home, I often apply my own preference - a less oil-laden version. ...
Chinese Pancakes with Spring Onions and Dried Shrimps Chinese Pancakes with Spring Onions and Dried Shrimps Thin, soft but slightly crispy on both sides, this is a member of dim sum which can be found in some Cantonese restaurants. ...
Crustless Quiche with Miso and Broccoli – Vegetarian Style Crustless Quiche with Miso and Broccoli – Vegetarian Style The fermented bean paste (miso) here lends the quiche a different flavor, making it doesn't taste like a meatless dish. ...
Dried Squid in Chili Paste – Korean Style Dried Squid in Chili Paste – Korean Style The dried squids and Korean chili paste are among the edibles I brought back from my last visit to Seoul. With some grated fresh garlic, I have them stir fried into an appetizer, a spicy small eat. ...
Easy Hot and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles, Chinese Sichuan (Szechuan) Style Easy Hot and Sour Sweet Potato Noodles, Chinese Sichuan (Szechuan) Style This may also be labeled ''Sichuan Instant Noodles" because the way they are cooked are just as simple as that. ...
Fried Eggs with Tomatoes Fried Eggs with Tomatoes This is a lovely dish, colorful, delicious yet easy-to-make. ...
Fried Tofu Sandwiches Fried Tofu Sandwiches So called this is a sandwich, but the spread is neither mayonnese with egg nor butter with ham, instead it is ground beef filled in tofu slices. ...
Fuzzy Melon in Dried Shrimp and Bean Threads Fuzzy Melon in Dried Shrimp and Bean Threads A simple and inexpensive dish made from fuzzy melon and bean threads; it is also a recipe of low calories that can be prepared in just a couple of minutes. ...
Grilled Squid with Teriyaki Sauce Grilled Squid with Teriyaki Sauce Japanese style of preparing grilled whole squid calamari, aka Ika Maruyaki, with home-made teriyaki sauce which can be cooked up in minutes. ...
Hand-Pulled Chicken with Cucumber Hand-Pulled Chicken with Cucumber The Chinese way of cooking this hand-pulled chicken (手撕雞) is mostly done by boiling, poaching or steaming. I choose to steam them with julienned spring onion and ginger for added flavors. ...
Homemade XO Sauce with Cold Tofu Homemade XO Sauce with Cold Tofu The XO sauce is actually a chili sauce, recreated by adding dried shrimps, dried scallops and shrimp paste, making an average hot sauce filled with intense flavors and unami. ...
Hot and Sour Cabbage, Sichuan Style Hot and Sour Cabbage, Sichuan Style This stir-fried dish tastes very similar to Sichuan pickled cabbage, but can be cooked in wok in just a couple of minutes. ...
Hot and Sour Potato Shreds Hot and Sour Potato Shreds These pale-looking, spaghetti-like thin strips are shreds from a potato, may I assure you. Cooked in Sichuan style, the potato here is neither crispy nor fluffy but is crunchy with a taste of spicy and sour. ...
How to Pan-Fry Tofu with Crust is Simple How to Pan-Fry Tofu with Crust is Simple We don't need plenty of oil to fry and yield a crisp golden crust on tofu. Nor do we need a non-stick pan to make the frying easy. ...
Korean Stir-Fried Vermicelli, Japchae (a CEO’s Recipe) Korean Stir-Fried Vermicelli, Japchae (a CEO’s Recipe) Here is the famous Korean vermicelli stir-fry recipe I adapted from Ms Kim, Chairperson of the Korean Women’s Association in Hong Kong ...
Lettuce Wraps – Chinese Style Lettuce Wraps – Chinese Style Stir fry ground pork with finely chopped dried oysters and water chestnuts. This is one of the (if not the most) popular Chinese styles of preparing lettuce wraps. ...
Mixed Vegetables in Clay Pot with Dried Squid Mixed Vegetables in Clay Pot with Dried Squid This is a warming dish, a kind of clay pot vegetables which is especially popular during winter here. ...
Pea Shoots with Egg White and Cured Ham, Wok-Fried Pea Shoots with Egg White and Cured Ham, Wok-Fried Done right, not to mention the pea shoots will taste sweet but also give them a crunch lift. ...
Pumpkin Sardine Patties Pumpkin Sardine Patties Making these Omega-3-rich patties, no pre-cooking and mashing of pumpkin are required. Just cooked the pumpkin from raw, chopping and blending everything in a food processor. ...
Roasted Sliced Cauliflower with Chedder and Lemon Peel Roasted Sliced Cauliflower with Chedder and Lemon Peel After cutting the cauliflower, simply assemble the ingredient, and pop it into the oven, it will be ready in 15-20 minutes. ...
Shrimp Casserole with Korean Sweet Potato Noodles (Dangmyeon) Shrimp Casserole with Korean Sweet Potato Noodles (Dangmyeon) In the traditional recipe of this 粉絲蝦煲, bean threads and shrimps are time-honored pairing. Here I have introduce dangmyeon, in place of bean threads, to the partnership. ...
Spicy Lime and Garlic Dressing for Rice Noodles, Thai Style Spicy Lime and Garlic Dressing for Rice Noodles, Thai Style Add the Thai dressing, and the dull rice noodles will spring to life. ...
Steamed Eggs – How to Make Them Smooth is No Secret Steamed Eggs – How to Make Them Smooth is No Secret A good dish of steamed egg to me does not necessarily need to come with shrimps, seafoods or any pricey ingredients. I only demand it appearing more or less like a piece of silken tofu. ...
Steamed Frozen Oysters with Fermented Black Beans Steamed Frozen Oysters with Fermented Black Beans These frozen oysters are perfect for making this dish as they still come with half-shells, each of which so resembles a custom-made dish ...
Steamed Stuffed Tofu Steamed Stuffed Tofu Steamed tofu ( bean curd ) with minced shrimps, each piece is still so silky and juicy after cooked. ...
Stewed Beef Shank Stewed Beef Shank We may choose to stew the beef shank in advance and put in fridge for a couple of days before consumption. Serve as appetizer or main dish. ...
Stir-fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Sichuan Pickled Mustard Stir-fried King Oyster Mushrooms with Sichuan Pickled Mustard Just a few vegetarian ingredients plus a skillet (mine is a wok), they together make me this healthy 'fast food'. ...
Stuffed Chili Peppers Stuffed Chili Peppers Stuff chili peppers (jalapeno type) with ground beef and white fish meat like sole or carp. Cook with pan-frying to seal their flavors and make them turn golden brown. ...
Sweet and Sour Long Green Chili Peppers, Pan-Fried Sweet and Sour Long Green Chili Peppers, Pan-Fried When you only want to do a quick meal, this should be hearty enough for a simple side or warm starter plus a main ...
Tea Eggs Tea Eggs Hard boiled eggs seasoned in soy sauce made from cinnamon, star anise, aged tangerine peel. Maybe consumed as snack or appetizer. ...
Thai Fried Fish Cake, Tod Mun Pla Thai Fried Fish Cake, Tod Mun Pla Like many Asian fish cakes, tod mun pla is bouncy to chew. And this Thai style, imparted much flavors from the red curry paste, is both spicy and aromatic. ...
Tofu Cake Tofu Cake Cakes made from mashed hard tofu (bean curds), which can be cooked by pan frying or steaming. ...
Tofu with Century Egg and Spring Onions Tofu with Century Egg and Spring Onions This is quick to prepare. Even I’m not a fast cook, I make it in about 10 to 15 minutes. It is also flexible; tofu may be sliced in the way you like; century egg may either be diced or mashed. ...
Tofu with Dried Shrimp Roes Tofu with Dried Shrimp Roes Cooking this umami-rich dish is as simple as toasting the dried shrimp roes and cooking them in a simple sauce with tofu. ...
Tomatoes Stew with ToFu Tomatoes Stew with ToFu For a simple stewing with tofu and shrimps like this, we need only two meaty tomatoes. ...
Yuba Wraps (Beancurd Sheet Rolls) – a Traditional Chinese Vegetarian Dish Yuba Wraps (Beancurd Sheet Rolls) – a Traditional Chinese Vegetarian Dish Shanghainese call this ‘Vegetarian Goose’, a traditional dish they often served as appetizer. ...