Pour in the XO sauce and cook for 1 minute or until all of the clams have opened (discard any unopened clams). 1/2 cup garlic cloves, peeled I read the guidelines over and over again and the tears spilled down my face. thanks for posting the XO sauce recipe. Store in a covered jar in the refrigerator (should last for months). I have a recipe that requires it, and I just know I’m not going pay for it today after spending $400 on staples!!! February 22nd, 2012: 11:58 pm 2 oz (3/4 cup) dried shrimp Except now rather than it being his reflection in the mirror, his children jump on him and he remembers too. XO sauce originates from Hong Kong and is traditionally made with dried shrimps and scallops. She has until April of 2012 to find the perfect match, so time is short. I’m late to the game here (and behind in keeping up with your blog) but wanted to also shout out. Thanks for posting about Janet and your own story, I joined the network as a result. canola oil, divided 1 medium-size yellow onion, coarsely chopped (11⁄2 cups) 1 cup frozen English peas, thawed 2 garlic cloves…. I saw a recipe of sesame noodles online and got a bottle of sesame oil but I find the taste to be too strong. Janet may also want to contact the Joanne Pang Foundation (http://www.joannepang.org). I’m so glad you posted about Janet and joining the bone marrow registry. In the recipe introduction she writes: Peel the shrimp, discarding their shells. Using paper towels, blot the shrimp and scallops until dry and tacky. My first reaction to reading your post is that the XO sauce would be such a hit at the Boulder food swap. This recipe for XO sauce comes from Asian Pickles: China: Recipes for Chinese Sweet, Sour, Salty, ... sauce—a high-end condiment whose heyday in China was in the 1980s—was popularized for the home cook in Momofuku by David Chang. XO Sauce is one of those quirky, strange Chinese sauces; no one really knows what it’s made of. google_ad_width = 160; If ever I need a bone marrow transplant it will likely come from someone who is also half Chinese and half Caucasian. Please add some sauce recipes with veg ingredients. You may not want to part with any of your wonderful-sounding XO sauce but consider yourself invited to swap anything else. I hope a lot of people register as a result of this post. These short ribs were the “Korean” portion of that meal.I decided to pick this dish for my...Read More », These oft copied buns were made famous by Momofuku in New York. I suppose some commercial ones are infusion of ingredients in oil and can be spicy hot? Let the seafood dry for 1 1/2 to 2 hours. The sauce should dry out and turn a deep golden color. Then again, I was under the impression that you were making hoisin sauce for a while. I love your site and can’t wait to explore more of your recipes with their accompanying lush imagery. Dried mackerel. Love your site. she’s beautiful! sesame oil is indeed a strong flavor. I know people buy the whole scallops more for gifts. /* SidebarSkyscraper */ It sounds crazy, but it is true.