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Old 10-25-2012, 02:25 AM   #11
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P.F., I was taught that if the oil is hot enough to make the food sizzle, then it is too hot. That sizzling is caused my water leaving the meat, and reacting with the hot oil. The cooking done when he first puts the meat in, is perfect. It cooks the meat gently, without forcing any of the liquid out, resulting in more juicy and tender meat. The meat shout be moved when the cornstarch coating turns opaque.

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I was happy to find this technique and learn from it. My Asian dishes are coming out better looking and the meat nice and tender.
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Old 10-25-2012, 04:07 AM   #12
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Can I assumed that by cornstarch you mean what we Brits will ref to as cornflour?
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Old 10-25-2012, 08:09 AM   #13
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Can I assumed that by cornstarch you mean what we Brits will ref to as cornflour?
Yes. They are one and the same. I knew there was a reason that I feel a kinship with Great Britain and you are a world power.

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Old 10-25-2012, 12:50 PM   #14
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In a small mixing bowl combine 1 Tab. dry sherry,2 Tab. soy sauce,and 1 Tab. cornstarch. Mix well amd then add 1/2 lb finely shredded lean pork stir well to coat meat. In a 6-8 qt.dutch oven heat 2 Tab. veggie oil over med heat.quickly brown the meat mixture for about 7 min. Add the chicken stock or broth then reduce heat and simmer for 10-12 min. Add 4 green onions both green and white sliced,1 peeled and diced cucumber, salt and pepper to taste,Simmer 5 min more raise heat bring to a fast boil. meanwhile in a small bowl beat 1 egg well and set aside. Remove pot of soup from heat add the egg stirring constantly so egg will turn into cooked shreds. Ladle your soup into pretty bowls and serve immediately.
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great with any Chinese dinner
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How much stock or broth?
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:52 PM   #15
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How much stock or broth?
Sorry it should have been 6 cups.
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Old 11-02-2012, 05:56 PM   #16
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Can I assumed that by cornstarch you mean what we Brits will ref to as cornflour?
Hello and welcome to DC Rhikay

Yes, cornstarch in the US is cornflour as we Aussies and Brits no it as
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Old 11-03-2012, 01:38 AM   #17
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Nice sounding soup Kades :) Thank you!
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Yes, this soup sound delicious
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