Mee Goreng (fried Noodles)
WHO: Jean and Harry Seow, co-owners of Jean's Fine Foods Catering,
2326 Danforth Ave. (east of Woodbine Ave.), 416-422-0617.
- 1 lb (500 g) fresh Shanghai flour noodles
- 3 tbsp vegetable oil
- 2 tbsp minced onion
- 1 tsp minced garlic
- 1 egg
- 2 cups mixed, bite-size firm tofu and mixed vegetables
- (such as broccoli and cauliflower florets and sugar snap peas)
- 2 to 3 tsp curry paste
- 1 tsp granulated sugar
- 1/4 tsp white pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- Splash soya bean (or soy) sauce
- 1 cup bean sprouts
- 1 small tomato, chopped
- 1 green onion, chopped
- 3 tbsp ketchup
Instructions:Cook noodles in large pot of boiling water over high
heat until they are cooked through and break easily
when pinched, 10 to 15 minutes.
Drain; rinse under cold water.
Heat oil in large wok or skillet over high heat.
Add onion, garlic and egg; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
Stir in mixed vegetables; cook 3 minutes until softened.
Stir in reserved noodles and curry paste; cook 1 minute.
Add remaining ingredients. Cook, stirring, until well
mixed and heated through. Makes 4 servings.