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Refreshing Iced Bitter Gourd with Honey Recipe ( 冰鎮苦瓜 )

paradise group bitter gourd on ice appetizer recipe
Inpsired by Putien Restaurant’s ( 莆田 ) Iced Bitter Gourd ( 冰鎮苦瓜 ), I tried making one recently when I was thinking of what appetizer to serve my guest for our 6-Course Chinese Dinner.

refreshing iced bitter gourd honey appetizer
Using raw bitter gourd aka bitter melon, this is an extremely healthy and easy recipe that anyone can prepare. Served together with Honey ( 蜜糖 ), the Bitter Gourd on Ice ( 冰鎮苦瓜 ) is a tasty and awfully refreshing starter for any occasion. Let’s check out the recipe!

pu tien iced bitter gourd recipe
1 large Bitter Gourd
1 tbsp Honey
1 tsp Salt
1 Bowl Cold Water
Crushed Ice

    healthy raw bitter gourd appetizer
  • Remove bitter gourd skin ( optional ). Rinse and remove the core. Slice thinly using a vegetable peeler, and add into a bowl of salted cold water for about 30 minutes to remove the bitterness while maintaining its crunch.
  • making crushed ice for food presentation
  • Prepare a plate of crushed ice on a serving plate.
  • cny healthy iced bitter melon appetizer
  • Shape your bitter gourd slices the way you like and top up with more ice. Drizzle honey just before serving your Refreshing Iced Bitter Gourd with Honey Appetizer ( 冰鎮苦瓜 )!
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Have you tried eating bitter gourd on ice? This was part of our 6-Course Chinese Dinner. Click on the links below for the respective recipes:
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  1. i don't like eating bitter gourd but i do eat this version :D

  2. SO pretty! Makes a lovely, refreshing appetizer.

  3. Temtung to find snd try looks refreshing and delicious

  4. The dish looks great and sounds very exotic :-)

  5. very interesting food for me :) thansk for sharing ...

  6. I am a big big fan of your easy and healthy recipes. Keep sharing :)

    1. Thanks so much for your kind words, Shivi! Have a great day! xoxo

  7. I love bittergourd but this version of raw bittergourd I have not tasted before. And that makes me very curious!

  8. I enjoy bitter gourd but this preparation is totally new to me. Looks very refreshing indeed!

  9. Wow, bitter gourd as a starter. What a great idea!

  10. Bitter guard and ice, this is new for me.

  11. it sound very fresh and delicious
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  12. OMG! Simple, yet so awesome. Must go a go, my guests will be absolutely pleased as well.

  13. Hello
    Really orginal and special dishes, never tested before and would love to!
    Thanks for sharing!
    Enjoy your week!

  14. Hi Shirley, bitter gourd on ice! Very creative and I am sure it tastes good too.. I don't mind eating bitter melon though many do not like.. I normally just fry it with eggs, or with chicken or... just boil it in soup. :)

  15. Delicious!

  16. This looks incredible! I've never seen something like this before, it looks amazing and I would love to have some haha.

    Little Moon Elephant

  17. This recipe sounds so good! And very original!
    Great displaying as well! :)

  18. I have never eaten bitter gourd this way - gotta try it one day. Nice one, Shirley ^.^

  19. I love bitter gourd and this one sounds like a fantasy dish for me to try.

  20. Great post :)
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