Red-Cooked Chicken 紅燒雞

The Other Important Chicken
Typical Family Cooking

How to use Soy Sauce

Soy Sauce

This is the other important Chinese Chicken recipe you need. Red-Cooking 紅燒 is the Chinese name for a cooking method that Continue reading

Red-Cooked Pork Shoulder 红烧肉

A Classical Chinese Technique
Soy Sauce and Shaoxing Wine the Key

“Red-cooking is the typical family cooking.” — Buwei Yang Chao

How to do classic Chinese red-cooking hong shao techniqueRed-C

Red-Cooked Pork Shoulder

Red-Cooking is slow cooking with Soy Sauce. Here’s an exam;ple of the basic Chinese cooking technique called Hong Shao  红烧  or Red Cooking.

It’s called Red-Cooking because of the Soy Sauce, which imparts a rich flavor and a reddish-brown color.

Red-Cooking is used for a number of Meats, Fish and Vegetables, including Pork Shoulder, which is a good choice for this method. Continue reading