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Braised Noodles with minced pork & egg plant ~ 茄子肉碎焖生麵


I was curious when I spotted this Noodle dish on the menu when I dined at  Ee Chinese Cuisine at Eastin Hotel in Kuala Lumpur, recently.  So, to kill everyone's curiosity, why not give this dish a try.  It was delicious and having some egg plants to go with noodles, that's a bit unique to me.  So I attempted to give this a try and well, it was not as good as the one that was whipped up by a chef, but certainly it's good enough to add this to my family's list of homecooked comfort dish. 





Braised Noodles with minced pork & egg plant   ~    茄子肉碎焖生麵

Ingredients 

  • 100 gm minced pork
  • 170 gm egg plant, sliced and cut
  • Noodles
  • 2 tsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 tsp light soya sauce
  • 1/2 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 2 tsp cornflour and 2 tsp water to thicken
  • sesame oil
  • vegetables of your choice
Method
  1. Marinate the minced pork with a bit of salt, sugar, pepper and light soya sauce.  Set aside.
  2. Lightly pan-fry the egg plant, dish out.
  3. Saute the chopped garlic, then stir-fry the seasoned mince pork.  Toss in the pan-fried egg plant.
  4. Add in oyster sauce, light and dark soya sauce and some water.  Simmer till egg plant and minced meat are cooked.
  5. Add in cornflour thickening and fine tune to taste.
  6. Cook noodles in boiling water, dish out and rinse in running water and back into the boiling water for a short while.
  7. Place noodles on serving plate, add light and dark soya sauce, sesame oil.  Toss to mix well.
  8. Ladle the egg plant and minced pork mixture on the noodles.
  9. Serve with chopped bird eye chillies or crispy prawn chilli oil.


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