Braised Wheat Gluten Recipe

Braised Wheat Gluten Recipe

Ingredients :

5

5-6

1

10

2

3 slices

1 1/2 tablespoons

1/2 teaspoon

1/3 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

Steamed wheat gluten balls

Dried Chinese mushrooms

Wooden ear (fungus)

Snow peas

Spring onions

Ginger

Soy sauce

Cooking wine

Salt

Sesame oil

Sugar

Cornstarch

Several slices of cooked carrot

Several slices bamboo shoot

Method :
  • Boil water in a pot (enough to cover steamed wheat gluten).

  • Place wheat gluten in the boiling water.

  • After it is boiled, remove and cool under cold running water and squeeze dry.

  • Slice wheat gluten into thumb sized strips.

  • Wash and clean the Chinese mushrooms.

  • Soften in water, remove stems and save the soaking water.

  • Wash and clean the wooden ear, remove stems and slice.

  • Remove stems and old veins from the snow peas and rinse.

  • Diagonally slice the spring onions.

  • Heat 3 cups oil in a wok.

  • Put the wheat gluten in and deep-fry until golden brown. Scoop out and drip dry.

  • Leave 1 1/2 tablespoons oil in the wok.

  • Stir-fry the spring onions, ginger and Chinese mushrooms until fragrant.

  • Put in the wheat gluten, soy sauce, wine, sugar and the mushroom soaking water.

  • Cover with a lid.

  • Braise over low heat for 5 minutes.

  • Add wooden ear, carrot, bamboo shoot and snow peas and stir-fry.

  • Season with salt, thicken with cornstarch mixed with 1 tablespoon water.

  • Sprinkle with sesame oil for serving.

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