Bitter Gourd with Pork Stir-fry 苦瓜炒猪肉[29]


1 bitter gourd (approx 300 g)
100 g collar meat, sliced thinly
10 g dried prawns, soak & drain
1 tbsp oil
3 cloves garlic, minced

Marinade for Bittergourd
1 tsp salt
2 tsp sugar

Marinade for meat
1/2 tsp light soy sauce
1/2 tsp corn flour


1. Wash & cut bittergourd into halves, lengthwise. Remove seeds & pith. Slice thinly at a slant. To get rid of the bitterness of the bitter gourd, marinate the bitter gourd with a mixture of 1 tsp salt and 2 tsp sugar for 30 minutes, scald with hot water for 1 minute. Drain and set aside.

2. Marinate meat for 10 mins.

3. In a fry pan, heat the cooking oil on medium heat, then add in the minced garlic and fry till fragrant. Add the shrimp and stir fry for about 2 mins.

4. Add the pork slices to the wok. Stir-fry the pork until almost cooked. Then add in the bitter gourd, fry for 10 mins until softened. Dish out & garnish with shallots, serve.


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