XO sauce is the nobility in seasonings, and the value lies in the raw materials for making. There are no fixed standards for the raw materials of xo sauce, but most of them contain more "fragrant" materials such as scallops, dried shrimps, peppers or dried onions. Buying a small bottle outside is at least 50, 60 yuan, and because the factory makes and quality assurance, there are usually a small amount of additives, but it is not troublesome to do it yourself, the most need is patience, and the cost is only half of the outside purchase. The important thing is that the materials are all clear and can be controlled by yourself. It will be better and healthier. Of course, the shelf life will not be long. At least it should be finished within 1 or 2 months, and it should be preserved. Weibo: http://weibo.com/miko1140
|Homemade XO sauce ingredients|
|Finger pepper||2 (adjusted according to your own tolerance to spicy)|
|Oyster sauce||1 tablespoon|
|olive oil||1 tablespoon (it will be healthier if you use grape seed oil)|
|XO sauce steamed tofu material|
|Homemade XO sauce|
|Shallots||(Shallots are a bit similar to the mixture of onions and shallots .. If there are no shallots in the house, you can also use onions or shallots instead)|
List of homemade XO sauce ingredients
Method: 1. Soak all the materials a little, without making them too strong, about ten minutes or so, then chop all the materials first. 2. Roast the red pot with a tablespoon of olive oil, chopped sea rice and scallops and saute. Don't open the fire too much here, otherwise the material will easily "jump out". 3. Stir-fry the garlic, Zhitian pepper and oyster sauce, and feel the color slightly darker and smell a strong fragrance. 4. Cover the material with the lower oil, and know that the oil is bubbled and finished.
XO sauce is very umami, with any ingredients can play a role in fresh, even with the most common tofu, the taste is very pleasant. Here is a very simple recipe that is full of color, fragrance and taste [Homemade Steamed Tofu with XO Sauce]
Method: 1. Cut tofu into pieces and steam for 5 minutes. 2. Chop the dried shallots, fry the fragrant dried shallots under the oil in the hot pot, and stir in XO sauce until the oil is fragrant. 3. Spread it on tofu and add the appropriate amount of soy sauce to finish it.