How to Make Delicious Braised Winter Melon? – Step-by-Step Guide

Q: Can I use a different type of sauce instead of the braising sauce packet?
A: Yes, you can substitute with a homemade mix of soy sauce, sugar, and a bit of oyster sauce for a similar flavor profile.

Q: Is it necessary to fry the winter melon before braising?
A: Frying the winter melon first helps to create a slightly crispy texture on the outside, enhancing the overall dish. However, you can skip this step if you prefer a softer texture.

Q: How long should I braise the winter melon?
A: Braising for about 5 minutes after adding the braising sauce and water is sufficient. Adjust the time based on the desired tenderness of the winter melon.

Braised Winter Melon


  • 400g Winter Melon
  • Ginger, to taste
  • Garlic, to taste
  • Red Pepper, to taste
  • 1 Green Onion
  • 1 packet Braising Sauce
  1. Cut the winter melon into mahjong tile-sized cubes and score the pieces.
  2. Heat oil in a pan and fry the winter melon until the surface turns golden brown.
  3. Add a packet of braising sauce and a small amount of water, then braise for 5 minutes.
  • Low in calories
  • Rich in water content
  • Contains vitamins and minerals
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