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Chinese Barbecued Chunks

Courses: Starters and appetizers, Vegetarian
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

  Combine In 2 Quart Pan
2 cups 474mlTvp chunks
2 cups 474mlBoiling water
2 tablespoons 30mlKetchup
  Mix In Small Pan
1/3 cup 78mlKetchup
1/4 cup 40g / 1.4ozBrown sugar
2 tablespoons 30mlDark sesame oil
2 tablespoons 30mlTamari
2 teaspoons 10ml-- ¥
5   Spice powder *

Recipe Instructions

* 5 Spice powder may be obtained in a health food store or a Chinese grocery store. VERY hot! OR may be made by combining 1 t ground fennel, 1 t cinnamon, 1/2 t ground star anise, 1/2 t ground cloves and 1/4 t Szechwan or cayenne pepper.

Take first three ingredients, mix and let stand 10 minutes. Cover tightly and microwave on medium for 10 minutes or simmer on top of stove 20 minutes, adding more liquid if needed.

Heat sauce, adding any liquid from the chunks. Stir well and when sauce is boiling, mix with the chunks. Let marinate 30 minutes or longer. Before serving, bake in the marinade in a covered dish in a microwave on medium power about 5 minutes, stirring once. OR bake at 350F until chunks and sauce are hot.

Spicy and aromatic. Serve with toothpicks as an appetizer or mix with cooked rice for a main dish. Makes about 1 quart.

Deanna Meyers


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