Crystal Jade at i12 Katong launches bak kut teh xiao long bao & other new dishes made with Impossible Pork

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Crystal Jade La Mian Xiao Long Bao is launching a new plant-based menu using Impossible Pork.

A twist on local flavours and classic favourites, the seven new dishes on the menu incorporate the pork substitute in Chinese-style cuisine.

Image by Crystal Jade

What are the dishes?

One of the main locally-inspired dishes featured in the new menu is the Steamed Impossible Bak Kut Teh Xiao Long Bao (S$9.90++ for six pieces, S$14.90++ for 10 pieces).

Like any good xiao long bao, the dumpling is filled with soupy goodness — but with bak kut teh soup.

According to the Chef Martin Foo, Group Executive Chef of Crystal Jade Culinary Concepts Holding, the soup is a mix of both pepper and herbal styles for the best of both worlds.

The next item, Pan-fried Shanghai Impossible Pork and Vegetable Bun (S$6.90++) is filled with crunchy vegetables and juicy plant-based meat.

The bun is soft but dense, and tastes a lot like how you imagine a steamed mantou with a crispy bottom would.

The new meatless menu also features the flavourful Wok-fried French Bean, Eggplant and Impossible Pork with Lao Gan Ma Sauce (S$14.90++).

The Mini Impossible Wanton (S$7.90++) has minced Impossible Pork wrapped in a silky smooth wanton skin and served in a rich soup.

Another item on the menu is the popular...

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