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Caramelised Potatoes


  • 500 g baby new potatoes

  • 2 tablespoons Peanut Oil

  • 5 cm piece of Ginger finely sliced

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 2 tablespoons shao hsing wine

  • 1 tablespoon light soy sauce

  • 1 Pinch of Sichuan salt and pepper


  • 1.

    Add whole unpeeled potatoes to a large pan of cold salted water. Bring to the boil, reduce heat and simmer for about 35 minutes or until potatoes are tender.

  • 2.

    Drain well and pat dry on kitchen paper. Cut potatoes in half if they are not tiny, and leave to cool slightly.

  • 3.

    Heat oil in a hot wok until surface seems to shimmer slightly. Add potatoes and stir-fry for about 3 minutes or until lightly browned all over.

  • 4.

    Add ginger and stir-fry for 30 seconds. Add sugar, wine and soy sauce and stir-fry for about 1 minute or until slightly caramelised. Serve immediately, sprinkled with Sichuan pepper and salt.

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Posted by MF58Report
really lovely potatoes, served hot or cold, thankyou very much