Braised veal shanks in hot and sour sauce
Veal Chinese Sauces
Last updated 6/12/2012 1:10:06 AM. Recipe ID 37230. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Braised veal shanks in hot and sour sauce
Categories: Chinese, Veal
Yield: 6 Servings
1/2 c Peanut oil
6 Veal shanks (about 1 pound
12 Cloves garlic
2 c Diced onion
2 c Whole mushroom caps
1 ts Dried tarragon
4 c Diced tomatoes
2 c Balsamic vinegar
2 tb Green peppercorns
1 c Teriyaki Sauce (recipe
2 c Water
1/2 c Mirin (a rice wine used in
-cooking, available at Asian
2 tb Chili and garlic paste
2 tb Brown sugar
1 tb Sesame oil
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large skillet over high heat, heat
half the peanut oil until it begins to smoke and sear veal shanks
until they are brown on all sides. Remove shanks from the pan and set
Lower heat to moderate and add the remaining peanut oil. When hot,
put in the garlic, onion, mushroom caps and tarragon and cook, while
stirring, until the onion is translucent.
Add the tomatoes, vinegar and green peppercorns and cook until the
liquid is reduced by half. Add the Teriyaki Sauce, water, mirin,
chili and garlic paste, and brown sugar. Bring mixture to a boil.
Return veal shanks to the skillet, cover, place in oven, and cook
until the meat is fork tender, approximately 1-1/2 hours.
Skim any fat that accumulates on the surface of the braising sauce;
add sesame oil to defatted sauce and serve. Serves 6
Teriyaki Sauce: 1 Tb. sesame seeds, toasted 1 cup soy sauce 1 1/2 ts.
sesame oil 1/2 cup sugar 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tsp. minced fresh
1 cup thinly sliced scallions
Place all ingredients in a small saucepan over moderate heat. Bring
to a boil to allow the sugar to dissolve. Remove from heat and cool
before using. Makes 1-1/4 cups.
From: Pacifica Blue Plates Asbury Park Press 9/2/92 Shared
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