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Silver Travel Cook Club features a recipe for 'Bak Chor Mee' (minced meat noodles) by Singaporean chef and TV host, Sarah Huang Benjamin, inspired by sponsor Singapore Tourism Board.
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Recipe: 'Bak Chor Mee' (minced meat noodles) by Singaporean chef and TV host, Sarah Huang Benjamin
- A handful of shiitake mushrooms
- 4 shallots
- 100g minced meat
- Noodles – usually mee pok (flat egg noodles) or mee kia (thin egg noodles)
- 1 teaspoon of vinegar, soya sauce, sambal tumis, oyster sauce, sesame oil, sugar
- ¼ of tablespoon of brown sugar
slice the shallots.
dried shiitake mushrooms in water for some time. When done, squeeze the
mushrooms. Pour just a little bit of the water that was used for soaking the
mushrooms and add some soya sauce, a little bit of oyster sauce and a bit of
sugar. Braise these for half an hour on a low heat.
Put some oil
on a saucepan on a low heat. Add the sliced shallots. Once cooked, take them
out and put them on a plate.
minced meat to the empty saucepan where the shallots were cooked. Once the meat
is totally cooked through, strain it out and put them on a plate.
For the Bak
Chor Mee sauce, use the oil used for cooking the shallots and meat and add
vinegar, soya sauce, mushroom sauce and sambal tumis. Mix.
Bring water to the boil, add a spoon of baking soda and the noodles. Once
cooked, put the noodles into a bowl. Pour the sauce over the noodles and mix.
noodles into a plate. Put the minced meat and shallots crisps on top of the
noodles; and the braised mushrooms and some lettuce on a side. Enjoy!
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