4 pieces tau kwa – cut into 8 pieces
150 ml light soy sauce
100 ml dark soy sauce
120 g brown rock sugar
3 pieces star anise
2 tbsp oil
150 ml water
1) Bring a pot of water to a boil. Add in the tau kwa squares and blanch for about a minute. Drained and set aside.
2) Put tau kwa in a pot and add in the rest of the ingredients. Bring to a boil and lower the heat. Simmer over low heat for about 45 minutes.
3) Serve hot immediately or leave overnight for more flavors.
Remaining sauce can be used to braised chicken drumstick, beancurd sticks or pork.
Add in 1 tsp 5 spice powder, osyter sauce, garlics and ginger.