Sunday, June 6, 2010

Bak Kut Teh

1 packet of bak kut teh spices
1 clove garlic
6 pieces of fried tau kee
8 pieces of tau pok
1 king oyster mushroom/12 pc white mushrooms preferred
1 piece of ginger slice
6 pieces of yu zhu
2 tbsp of dark soy sauce

  1. Parboil the pork ribs.  Boil water in a pot and add the pork ribs and bak kut teh spices packet into the boiling water.
  2. Add the ginger slices, garlic, tau pok, mushroom, yuzhu and dark soy sauce into the pot.  Switch to low heat and continue to simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
  3. In another small pot, boil the fried tau kee for a few minutes or until it is slightly softened.  Drain and add the tau kee into the pot and boil for another 1/2 hour.
  4. Add salt to taste.Add some fresh lettuce and parsley to the soup before serving.
  5. Prepare some cut red chillies in dark soy sauce for dipping.