Rice noodles is a popular dish in Southeast Asia. It is usually cooked with vegetables, meat, and seafood. This recipe brings you the flavors of this popular dish right in your home. To make it vegan, you can eliminate the eggs and meat, and just cook the vegetables. Add whatever vegetable you have on hand, and this becomes a healthy meal that is light but satisfying.
This recipe takes about 25 to 30 minutes to make. Serves 2 to 3.
• 150 grams of Mei Fun (rice noodles)
• 2 large eggs, beaten
• 100 grams of cabbage
• 1 piece of Nappa leaf
• 50 grams of carrot
• 50 grams of celery
• 50 grams of white onion
• 1 spring onion
• 30 grams of bean sprouts
• 15 grams of bamboo shoot strips
• 1 tbsp of minced garlic
• 1.5 tsp of sesame oil
• 1 tbsp of Shao Xing wine
• 3/4 tsp of salt
• 3/4 tsp of sugar
• 1/6 tsp of pepper
• 2 tsp of fish sauce
• Half a tsp of oyster sauce
• 3.5 tbsp of cooking oil
• 350 grams of lean pork
• Half a tsp of salt
• Sprinkle of white pepper
• Sprinkle of garlic powder
• 2 tsp of Shao Xing wine
• 1 tbsp of cornstarch
• 1 tsp of vegetable oil
Place the rice noodles in a bowl and pour hot water to soften it. Takes 5 to 8 minutes.
Cut all the vegetables into thin strips.
Separate the white and green part of the spring onion.
Cut lean pork into thin strips.
In a bowl, season the meat with salt, white pepper, garlic powder, and wine. Marinate for 10 to 15 minutes.
Add cornstarch and mix well.
Add oil and mix well.
Drain the noodles.
In a hot pan or wok, cook the egg and set aside.
Stir fry cook for 20 to 30 seconds over medium high heat.
Add minced garlic, onion, and cabbage.
After 30 seconds, add celery, carrot, bean sprouts, bamboo shoots, Nappa, and white part of spring onion.
Add rice noodles and green parts of the spring onion.
Season with wine, salt, sugar, white pepper, fish sauce, and toss noodles.
Add cooked egg.
Cook for 30 more seconds. Season with oyster sauce and sesame oil. Cook for a minute.
Ideas And Tips:
• You can use cold water to soften the rice noodles but it will take longer (45 minutes to 1 hour) compared to using hot water.
• To make Singaporean Mei Fun, add a combination of meat and seafood. Season with curry powder.
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