What to do with leftover shaoxing wine

See how to use the drips and drabs of this traditional Chinese rice wine, use instead of dry sherry for a similar effect.

What to do with leftover shaoxing wine

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How to use up left over shaoxing wine

  • Chicken marinade. Mix 2 parts shaoxing wine to one part soy, then add a dash of peanut oil and chopped fresh ginger, chilli and garlic. Use to marinate chicken thighs for 1 hour before cooking.
  • Beef noodle salad. Combine shaoxing wine, toasted sesame oil, Chinese rice wine vinegar and a few ground Szechuan peppercorns. Add strips of seared beef with their resting juices, then toss with cooked rice noodles, fresh coriander, lime and peanuts.

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