What are the ingredients of Ngohiong?

It is generally made with ground pork or shrimp, garlic, onions, spring onions, five-spice powder, black pepper, and julienned jicama or heart of palm. They are all mixed and wrapped in a lumpia wrapper (which is sometimes further coated in batter).

Does Ngohiong have meat?

Ngohiong is a deep-fried battered rice-paper roll filled with singkamas (jicama), ubod (coconut palm heart), minced pork, minced shrimps, garlic and onions seasoned with Chinese five-spice powder served with a sweet, sour and spicy dipping sauce.

How do you make Ngoh Hiang sweet sauce?

Recipe Ingredient

  1. 4 tbsp chili sauce.
  2. 2 tbsp tomato sauce.
  3. 1 tbsp sugar.
  4. 1 tbsp lime juice.
  5. 1 pips of garlic chopped finely.
  6. ½ tsp dark soy sauce.
  7. 2 tbsp sesame seed fried till fragrant.
  8. 2 tbsp peanut fried till fragrant and chopped finely.

What sauce goes with Ngoh Hiang?

Ngoh Hiang is always served with a sweet sauce which may be spicy or non-spicy. I like to prepare a simple sweet sauce which is mildly hot by combining 1 tablespoon of Hoisin sauce and 1 tablespoon of Sriracha. Dilute the sauces with 2 tablespoons of water.

What spices are in 5 spice powder?

What spices are in Chinese Five Spice?

  • Star Anise.
  • Fennel Seeds.
  • Szechuan Peppercorns ( or regular peppercorns)
  • Whole Cloves.
  • Cinnamon Stick.

What does five spice consist of?

Like I said, five spice powder has four core ingredients: cinnamon, fennel, star anise, and cloves—the last one can be up to you! That said, I like the dimension that Sichuan pepper powder adds. Sand ginger also adds a particularly good flavor, but I’ve included it as optional.

What is Ngohiong Express?

Ngohiong Express is an original Cebu-home-grown fast food business offering half-cook ngohiong and frozen siomai for pasalubong or for business. They also offer a variety of street food specials and all day breakfast silog meals bringing tapsilog to the next level.

How do you make Teochew Ngoh Hiang?

  1. ¾ cup yam diced 5 mm – deep-fry over high heat till just cooked, 1-2 minutes.
  2. ½ cup water chestnuts – peel, rinse, dice 5 mm.
  3. 150 g prawns – shell, devein, rinse, dry thoroughly with paper towels, cut pea size.
  4. 350 g fatty pork mince (mix 250 g lean meat with 100 g lard)
  5. 1 tbsp oyster sauce.
  6. 1 tbsp Shao Xing wine.

Is Ngoh Hiang Peranakan?

Ngoh Hiang – The Peranakan.

Why is my Ngoh Hiang dry?

In order to achieve that delightful juicy texture, it is imperative to use minced pork made up of a ratio of 50% fat to meat. That means using minced pork belly. You could use lean meat too but that just means your Ngoh Hiang will end up on the drier side.

How do you make homemade Five Spice?


  1. 1 tablespoon ground Chinese cassia cinnamon (1 part)
  2. 2 tablespoons fennel seeds (2 parts)
  3. 1 tablespoon Sichuan peppercorns (1 part)
  4. 1 teaspoon cloves (1/3 part)
  5. 4 star anise (for calculations, consider this equivalent to 1 part)

What can I substitute for 5 spice powder?

Allspice If you don’t have Chinese five spice in your kitchen, chances are that you might have one of its most popular alternatives, allspice. Due to its sweet flavor, reminiscent of pepper, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon, allspice can add an exotic touch to any recipe.