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Minced Pork with Potatoes ~ 马铃薯焖肉碎

This is a comfort dish and can be easily found in economy rice stalls.  Quick and easy to prepare, it's versatile as it marries well with either rice or plain porridge.  I ran out of ideas of what to cook and since I had the ingredients, thought of just putting them to good use.



Minced Pork with Potatoes  ~  马铃薯焖肉碎
Ingredients
  • 350 gm potatoes, sliced
  • 100 gm minced pork
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp tau cheong/bean paste
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 tsp cornflour + 1 Tbsp water
  • Bit of light soy sauce and sugar to taste
Method
  1. Season the minced pork with the sesame oil and a bit of salt.
  2. Saute the chopped garlic with a bit of oil in a pan, add in the tau cheong and fry till fragrant.
  3. Toss in the seasoned meat, stir-fry.  Add in the sliced potatoes and water.  Let it simmer for a while, close the lid and let cook till the potatotes are soft.  Consistency of sauce is as desired.
  4. Add in cornflour thickening, fine tune to taste, dish out.
  5. Serve with rice or plain  porridge.

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