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Kao Xiang Cong (Grilled Scallion Skewers)

June 2, 2013


INGREDIENTS1? lb. large scallions, trimmed and cut into 5? pieces
12 6? wooden skewers, soaked in water for 30 minutes
1? tsp. sugar
1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste
? tsp. ground white pepper
? cup oyster sauce
3 tbsp. peanut oil
1 tbsp. red fermented tofu
1 tbsp. soy sauce
1 tsp. black vinegar
1 tsp. hot sesame chile oil
1 tsp. tomato paste
? tsp. freshly ground black pepper
2 tsp. toasted sesame seeds

INSTRUCTIONS1. Working in batches, thread about 5 scallions onto 2 skewers. Mix ? tsp. sugar, 1 tsp. salt, and white pepper in a bowl; set sugar seasoning aside. Bring remaining sugar, plus oyster sauce, 1 tbsp. peanut oil, fermented tofu, soy sauce, black vinegar, hot sesame chile oil, tomato paste, black pepper, and 2 tbsp. water to a simmer in a 1-qt. saucepan. Cook, until sugar is dissolved, about 1 minute; let sauce cool.

2. Heat a charcoal grill or set a gas grill to high; bank coals or turn off burner on one side (see "Grilling 101"). Brush scallions with remaining peanut oil and sprinkle with sugar seasoning. Grill... Get the recipe >>


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