Category: Chieko’s Recipes

Sweet & Sour Pork (Chieko)

Sweet & Sour Pork (Chieko)

INGREDIENTS
½ cup onion, cut into rings
½ cup carrots, cooked 15 min
½ cup green bell peppers, cut into
strips
½ cup bamboo shoots
½ cup pineapple chunks
⅔ cup sugar
⅔ cup water
½ cup Gin
⅓ cup vinegar
1½ tbsp cornstarch
½ cup catsup
1¼ lbs pork, cut into 1” cubes
1 tbsp cornstarch
2 tbsp flour
½ tsp salt
2 egg whites
1 tsp baking powder
½ cup oil


DIRECTIONS
Prepare onion, carrots, bell peppers, bamboo shoots and pineapple chunks and place in bowls. Combine sugar, 1½ tbsp cornstarch, water and vinegar; cook until thick, stirring continually. Remove from heat and stir in catsup and Gin; cover.

Combine pork, 1 tbsp cornstarch, flour, salt, egg whites, baking powder and oil; deep fry until brown (starting on high heat and reducing to medium). Remove pork and drain on paper towels.

Using fresh oil, sauté onion, carrots and bell peppers; drain oil. Add bamboo shoots and pineapple. Combine all ingredients and serve immediately.


 

Teriyaki Flank Steak (Chieko)

Teriyaki Flank Steak (Chieko)

INGREDIENTS
1 cup beef bullion (or 2 beef bullion cubes dissolved in 1 cup hot water)
1 tsp seasoned salt
⅓ cup onion, chopped
⅛ tsp garlic powder
1 tsp salt
½ cup soy sauce
2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
2 tbsp honey


DIRECTIONS
For the marinade, combine bullion, seasoned salt, onion, garlic powder, salt, soy sauce, lemon juice and honey. Remove membrane and fat from flank steak (do not score). Cut steak into 1” diagonal strips and place in marinade for approximately 24 hours. Remove meat from marinade and drain. Broil or grill the meat. Serve with fluffy white rice tossed with peas and mushrooms if desired.

Egg Rolls (Chieko)

Egg Rolls (Chieko)

INGREDIENTS
1 lb ground beef
½ onion, finely chopped
1 cup cabbage, finely chopped
1 tbsp fresh ginger, grated
½ tsp MSG
1 tsp sugar
1 pkg won ton skins (3” square)
soy sauce
vinegar


DIRECTIONS
Brown meat and set aside. In a sauté pan, lightly cook onion, cabbage and ginger; add meat, MSG and sugar. Place 1 tbsp of the mixture in the center of a won ton skin. Fold corners together to form triangle. Lightly brown in hot oil; drain on paper towels. Keep warm in oven and serve hot. Combine equal parts of soy sauce and vinegar for dipping sauce.

Sweet & Sour Sauce (Chieko)

Sweet & Sour Sauce (Chieko)

1 cup sugar
1 cup water
1⁄2 cup ketchup
1⁄4 cup rice vinegar
a few drops lemon juice
1 tbsp cornstarch
3 tbsp water

Combine sugar, water, ketchup, vinegar and lemon juice; bring to boil. Dissolve corn starch in water and add to mixture to thicken. Cook until clear. Pour over thinly sliced uncooked bell peppers, onions and pineapple chunks. Serve over rice.