Wine Lees Bitter gourd Cuttlefish

Bitter gourd with Cuttlefish
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Brought some Bitter gourds few days ago. Had used it to make a soup and egg omelette. Now, using the Bitter gourd to make a dish with Red Wine Lees and Cuttlefish.


Bitter gourd
Ingredients for Wine Lees Bitter gourd  Cuttlefish
Preparing Cuttlefish

Cleaned 3 medium sized Cuttlefish, removed the outer skin and plastic liked spine and cream inside, then cut to rings and seasoned with Himalayan Pink Salt, 1 tsp Sugar and 1 TBS Chillie Oil 辣油.

Removed ends from Bitter gourd and cut opened. Then used a spoon to scoop away the inside white part. Then cut to strips.

Cut 1 thumb sized Ginger to thin strips and got ready 2 TBS of Red Wine Lees (which was kept in the fridge)


Fragrant ginger with oil and Chillie oil

First poured in 1 TBS Oil and 1 TBS Chillie oil into a hot fry pan. Dropped in Ginger to fragrant, then the marinated Cuttlefish rings to saute for 3 mins.

Cooking Wine Lees Bitter gourd  Cuttlefish

Then added in 2 TBS Red Wine Lees to combine together.

Cooking Wine Lees Bitter gourd  Cuttlefish

Poured in 2 TBS Shao Xing Wine and added in Bittergourd, tossed well and covered with lid to simmer cook till Bittergourd is softened and cuttlefish is cooked.

Wine Lees Bitter gourd  Cuttlefish

Off fire and served with rice.

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Our drink tonight is Mint Water which I soaked Mint in water overnight. Yummylicious.

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