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Chinese Recipe: Stir-fry Bitter Gourd with Pork

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Ingredient

 Bitter Gourd 1200g
 Pork (Suggested to use Pork Belly) 300g
   
 Salt

1/2 tbsp(for marinate Bitter Gourd) 

1/2 tsp(for stir-fry)

 Fermented black soy beans 1.5 tbsp
 Garlic 2 cloves
 Slab Sugar 1/2 slice/30g
 Water 1 cup
 Oil 2 tbsp

method

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1.Bitter Gourd (1200g). Remove both ends. Cut it into half. Then, remove core of Bitter Gourd


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 2. Rinse and slice the Bitter Gourd

Add 1/2 tbsp of Salt. Mix it with Bitter Gourd and marinade for 30mins


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3.  Rinse and slice the Pork (300g).


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4.  Rinse Fermented Soy Bean (1.5 tbsp), add 2 pounded Garlic. Squash Garlic and Fermented Soy Bean.

 

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5. Slab Sugar (1 slice / 60g), cut it into small pieces


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 6. after half hour , squeeze out the Bitter Gourd juice ( reduce the bitter taste)


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 7.  Heat 2 tbsp of oil over slow heat, saute the Fermented Black Soy Bean and Garlic

Then, add and stir-fry the Pork.  After half minute, add Bitter Gourd, stir-fry it over high heat for half minute


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 8.  add 1/2 tsp of Salt and Slab Sugar. Mix it well.

After half minute, add a cup of water. Cover it and cook over medium heat for about 7 minutes.


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 9.  after 7 minutes, dish it up and serve it hot.


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