Luffa Squash in Pork Stock

Luffa also known as loofah is a tropical vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family. This is a popular vegetable eaten in China. The luffa cooks to a soft, delicate and spongy texture while soaking up the savory flavors of the Pork Stock. Luffa can be found in Asian supermarkets. You can substitute luffa with zucchini or yellow summer squash which are readily available across the United States.

Ingredients:

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1 tablespoon of cooking oil

1 pound of luffa

2 garlic cloves (sliced)

1 cup of Pork Stock

salt and ground white pepper to taste

Directions:

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Peel and chop luffa in wedge shaped pieces.

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Heat cooking oil in skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and stir fry until fragrant for about 30 seconds.

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Add luffa and stir fry for about 1 minute.

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Add Pork Stock and stir to a boil. Turn to low heat and let it boil for about 5 minutes while stirring until luffa is completely tender. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Plate and ready to serve. Enjoy!

 

Luffa Squash in Pork Stock

  • Servings: 2
  • Difficulty: easy
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Refreshing Summer Dish

Luffa also known as loofah is a tropical vegetable that belongs to the cucumber family. This is a popular vegetable eaten in China. The luffa cooks to a soft, delicate and spongy texture while soaking up the savory flavors of the Pork Stock. Luffa can be found in Asian supermarkets. You can substitute luffa with zucchini or yellow summer squash which are readily available across the United States.


Credit: cookboldfood.com

Ingredients

1 tablespoon of cooking oil
1 pound of luffa
2 garlic cloves (sliced)
1 cup of Pork Stock
salt and ground white pepper to taste

Directions

1. Peel and chop luffa in wedge shaped pieces.
2. Heat cooking oil in skillet over medium high heat. Add garlic and stir fry until fragrant for about 30 seconds.
3. Add luffa and stir fry for about 1 minute.
4. Add Pork Stock and stir to a boil. Turn to low heat and let it boil for about 5 minutes while stirring until luffa is completely tender. Add a pinch of salt and pepper to taste. Plate and ready to serve. Enjoy!

 

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