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Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Mee Goreng for anyone who loves noodles!

This is my recipe for an Asian classic - Mee Goreng. It doesn't take too long to cook. A change from the normal instant noodle yeah?

BTW, good luck for anyone who is having exam at the moment! :P


MEE GORENG

Recipe adapted from “Savoring Southeast Asia

Ingredients

300g Hokkien Noodle or Chinese Egg Noodle
3 tbsp og vegetable oil, or as required
1/2 tsp salt
3 cloves garlic, chopped
60g bonless, skinless chicken breast or thigh, cut into 6mm pieces
2 eggs
125g large shrimps, peeled and deveined
1 cuo (90g) shredded cabbage
3 pieces of deep-fried tofu, each about 4cm square. Cut into 6mm thick. (Available from Asian shops)
1 tablespoon sambal ulek
2 tablespoons tomato sauce (ketchup)
1 tablespoon sweet soya sauce (kecap manis), or to taste
1 tablespoon lightt soya sauce , or to taste
1 potato, boiled or microwaved, peeled, cooled, and cut into 12-mm cubes
125 g bean sprouts (I omited this)
1 firm tomatoes, cut into 12-mm cubes
2 spring onions, cut into 2.5cm length
1 cumcumber, peeled and thinly sliced
fried shallot (available readily fried at Asian shops)
2 lemons, cut into wedges

Directions

1. Prepare noodle according to package directions, keep warm.
2. Place wok over medium high heat. When the pan is hot, add oil, salt and garlic. Stir-fry for about 1 min, or until fragrant.
3. Add the chicken to the wok, stir-fry until the chicken pieces are firm. about 2 mins.
4. Crack the eggs into the wok. Use the head of the spatula to gently break up the yolk. Do NOT beat! Let the egg fry until set, about 1 min. Then, add the shrimp, stir-fry until the shrimp turned orange-pink, about 2 mins.
5. Raise the heat to high, add cabbage, fried tofu, noodles. Toss gently to mix. Add sambal olek, ketchup & the two soy sauces. Mix to coat evenly. Add tomatoes, potatoes, bean sprouts & spring onions. Stir-fry to mix. Adjust seasoning with sweet and light soy sauce. Transfer the noodle to a platter.
6. Garnish with the cumcuber, fried shallots and lemon wedges. Serve immediately.

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3 comments:

Agagooga said...

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A.Marquis said...

Her's a mouth-watering recipe for all you students on a tight budget. Hope you like it. WE DO!

FRIED CHILLI CHICKEN
Ingredients

200g/7oz mangetout
4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts
6 spring onions
2 tbsp vegetable oil
2 red peppers
5cm/2in piece of ginger peeled and chopped
1 garlic clove, peeled and crushed
2 tsp cornflour
2 tbsp dark soy sauce
salt and black pepper

Method

Slice chicken breasts. Slice mangetout lengthways into strips. Trim spring onions and cut into pieces. De-seed pepper and cut into strips.

Heat the oil in wok or suitable frying pan. Add garlic and ginger and stir fry for 30 seconds. Add chicken strips and stir-fry for a further 3 minutes. Add mangetout, red pepper and spring onions and stir-fry for another 3 minutes.

Mix the cornflour, soy sauce together with 2 tablespoons of cold water to form a smooth paste. Pour in the chicken and vegetables and stir – fry for 2 minutes. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

Tip: Add more chillies if you like it hot!

Enjoy.

Anthony Marquis

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