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scunge Aug 20, 2006 08:46 PM

Please any recipes that incorporate xo sauce thankyou

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  1. Olivia RE: scunge Aug 20, 2006 10:54 PM

    The Lee Kum Kee website has a couple recipes, both for the regular and extra hot versions.

    1. designerboy01 RE: scunge Aug 27, 2006 09:43 AM

      Cooked lobster and noodles with xo sauce.

      1. pancake RE: scunge Aug 29, 2006 05:17 PM

        http://www.of2minds.org/spice/archive...
        some of the recipes on this site use that sauce.......
        just for my own info, what is XO sauce????

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          Kater RE: pancake Aug 29, 2006 08:49 PM

          XO sauce is a fairly new condiment that surfaced in the 80's and named to take advantage of connotation so prestige and rarity from XO cognac - it doesn't have any cognac in it! It's really good stuff particularly on bland foods like rice, noodles or tofu and also goes nicely with fresh seafood. It has dried shellfish like prawn and scallop along with chiles and garlic. It easy to find, in fact they probably have it at your supermarket, but you'll enjoy a much broader variety at a Chinese (or other Asian) market.

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          peachblossom RE: scunge Aug 29, 2006 08:41 PM

          XO sauce is a condiment. You can add it onto things just as you would the chilli sauce during dim sum.

          You can also add it in at the end of cooking something. It goes very welll with stir fried squid

          XO sauce is a spicy sauce similar to chili sauce but has more flavorful ingredients (cured ham, dried shrimps, dried scallops, etc).

          1. pancake RE: scunge Aug 30, 2006 12:28 PM

            thanks. I'll have to give it a go. It sounds yummy.

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