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Fried Pork in Scoop
Fried pork in scoop Fried pork in scoop is a dish from northeast and originally made by cook Zheng,xingwen, a private cook for a high-rank officer of Harbin. There are 48 ethnics in province Heilongjiang. The dish of northeast is salty, fresh, sour, sweet and spicy. The dish is mainly salty and flesh, next sour and sweet and last spicy. In the immigration period, lots of cuisine outside especially from the south entered northeast area. The northeast cuisine absorbs the southern way of stewing and boiling and bears special taste outside Shanhaiguan Pass. Fried pork in scoop is a main dish of northeastern cuisine. Fried pork in scoop is sour and sweet, mainly sour, the next sweet. The best vinegar used in the dish is rice vinegar with concentration at about 30 degrees. When cooking, the vinegar can not be mixed with water. The dish can not be used with mature vinegar. When starching, better taste first for reaching the best flavor. In order to meet the taste of foreigner, the salty and fresh taste of fried pork in scoop turns into sweet and sour taste. The pork loin was prickled at first and then wrapped with starch, deep-fried for golden color, re-cook for starchy. When it is served, it has bright-golden color with sweet and sour taste. Fried pork in scoop is a famous cuisine of north east. For normal dish, there is fragrance, color, taste and shape, but for this special dish, sound is added. When chews the dish, the sound is similar to have popcorn. In Qing Dynasty, 6 year old Zheng,xingwen came to Beijing and became interest in cooking skills. Later he became a student of a famous cook of Huaiyang cuisine. In 1907, Zheng, xinwen began to work as an kitchen cook for the local government of Harbin. The government often offer banquet to foreigners, especially from Russia. In order to meet the taste of foreigner, the salty and fresh taste of fried pork in scoop turns into sweet and sour taste. Since then, Harbin became hometown of Fried pork in scoop. Russian guest like the dish so much and ordered this dish every time. Because it is a deep-fried dish with big fire, the juice often pours into the meat in the hot pot, thus got the name as “Guobaorou”. Because of special pronunciation of Russian on “Bao”, after a while, the dish got the present name as “Fried pork in scoop”. Before the Xi'an Incident, the three provinces of north eastern area were under control of Family zhang. Many dishes made by government cook are private and forbidden. After Japan invaded Heilongjiang, many private dishes passed outside. Fried pork in scoop began to pass around in Harbin and area beyond. Residents of Liaoning made some renovation on fried pork in scoop and the last step was taken place by tomato sauce which makes the dish similar to cherry meat of Harbin and less crispy. Pork loin contain protein, fat and Vitamin for human growth. Pork loin is soft, tender and very digestive. Additionally, heme (iron) and cysteine, which promotes iron absorption, can improve iron deficiency anemia. Pork treats febrile diabetes, emaciation, weak kidney, postpartum blood deficiency, dry cough, constipation, tonic, nourishing Yin, moistening, nourishing liver yin, moistening skin, diuresis and anti-diabetes.
Sautéed Sweet Corn with Pine Nuts
Sautéed sweet corn with pine nuts Sautéed sweet corn with pine nuts is a traditional north-eastern dish. Anyway, sweet corn and pine nuts are both specialties for north eastern area. Corn contains high-fibrin which can stimulate gastrointestinal peristalsis, accelerate fecal excretion characteristics, prevents constipation, enteritis, colon cancer and so onCorn contain Vitamin E which can promote cell division, anti-aging, reduce serum cholesterol, prevent skin lesions, reduce atherosclerosis and brain function declineCorn contains lutein, zeaxanthin which can fight eye aging. Additionally, corn can inhibit the side effects of anticancer drugs on the human body, stimulate brain cells, enhance the brain and memoryCorn is rich in magnesium, selenium and etc which can Inhibit tumor growth. Corn contains glutamic acid which is good for brain health and can promote brain cell respiration. In the process of physiological activities, it can help to get rid of the body waste, eliminate ammonia in brain tissue, thus healthful for brain. Pine nuts contain unsaturated fatty acids, such as linoleic acid, linoleic acid, which can reduce blood fat and prevent cardiovascular disease. Pine nuts contain large number of minerals such as calcium, iron, potassium and so on which can provide rich nutrients to the body tissue. It can strengthen bones and muscles, relieve fatigue, a great benefit to the health of the elderly. Pine nuts contain 30% Vitamin which can soften blood vessels and have anti-aging effect. It is the ideal health food for the elderly, and also the ideal food for the ladiesPine nuts contain fat which is a good laxative having a certain therapeutic effect on the elderly body deficiency constipation and constipation in children. The fat composition of pine nuts is oleic acid, linoleic acid and other unsaturated fatty acids which have good softening vascular function and is an ideal health food for the elderly. Pine nuts contain rich phosphorus and manganese which has tonic effect on the brain and nerves, healthful for the brain of students and mental workers, and also have a preventive effect on senile dementia. How to make Sautéed sweet corn with pine nutsCarrot peeled and cut into dices. The canned sweet corn drain and green pepper cut into piecesMix the salt, oil, sugar and oyster sauceOil is heated for medium, then pine nuts were put insideAfter the pine nuts are cooked by warm oil and leak the oilFried carrot Stir fried sweet corn and diced green pepperPour into starchy water Mix with pine nuts and ready for serving.
Crisp fried pork
Crisp fried pork Crisp fried pork is a north-eastern cuisine. The main ingredient of crisp fried pork is pork and starch. The main cooking skill is deep-fried. The finished dish is tender and crispy, with a good taste, a typical dish for public. Pork provides high-quality protein and essential fatty acids. Pork can provide heme (organic iron), promote absorption of iron cysteine and improve iron deficiency anemia. Pork is sweet, salty , flat; into the spleen, stomach and kidney. Pork is kidney nourishing, nourishing yin and moistening dryness; treats febrile diabetes, emaciation, weak-kidney, postpartum blood deficiency, dry cough, constipation, tonic, nourishing Yin, moistening, nourishing liver yin, moistening skin, benefit two and only diabetes. Antipyretic and analgesic: Pepper is mild and can reduce temperature by sweating and it can relieve muscle pain, thus with strong antipyretic and analgesic effects. Prevent cancer: Capsaicin, the active ingredient of pepper, is an antioxidant that prevents the metabolism of cells, thereby terminating the process of cancer cells and reducing the incidence of cancer cells. Gain appetite and help digestion: Strong spicy pepper can stimulate the secretion of saliva and gastric juice, increase appetite, promote intestinal peristalsis and help digestion. Decrease fat and lose weight: Pepper contains capsaicin which can promote fat metabolism, prevent body fat accumulation, beneficial to reduce fat and lose weight. How to make crisp fried pork: Crisp fried pork is smooth, tender, and salty. Crisp fried pork is boiled through hot oil and deep fried again. So there is peculiar skill on coating pork strip with starch. If not cooking properly, the pork will turn old. Pork is cleared, cut into strip, added with one spoon salt, one spoon cooking wine, mixed for prickling for 15 minutes. Mix egg white with starch for syrup the prickled pork stripDeep-fried pork strip for golden color and repeated fried another timeMince onion, ginger, and garlic. Take a bowl added with one spoon sauce, two spoon vinegar, one spoon cooking wine, half spoon salt, three spoon sugar and one spoon water. Deep fried onion, ginger, garlic, green pepper, fried pork strip and added with condiments.