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Asian Home Recipe

Ja Chiang Mein Recipe

Ingredients :

1 medium

2 slices

2 cloves

4

15 cm

450 g

4  tablespoons

225 g

1/2 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

4 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

Onion

Fresh root ginger

Garlic

Scallions (spring onion)

Cucumber

Wheat flour noodles

Vegetable oil

Pork, minced

Salt

Yellow bean paste

Soy sauce

Stock

Cornflour blended with 3 tablespoons of water

Method :
  • Coarsely chop the onion, ginger and garlic.

  • Cut the scallions in 6cm sections.

  • Cut the cucumber into matchstick-sized shreds.

  • Place the noodles in a saucepan of boiling water and simmer for 8 minutes. Drain.

  • Rinse the noodles under running cold water to keep separate.

  • Heat the oil in a wok or large frying pan.

  • When hot, stir-fry the onion and ginger for 1 minute.

  • Add the garlic and pork and stir-fry over medium heat for 3 minutes.

  • Add the salt, yellow bean paste and soy sauce.

  • Stir and cook for 3 minutes.

  • Mix in the stock and continue to cook for a further 3 minutes.

  • Pour in the blended cornflour, stirring until thickened.

  • Re-heat the noodles by dipping them in boiling water for 15 seconds, then drain thoroughly.

  • Arrange them on a large heated serving dish.

  • Pour the sauce into the center of the noodles.

  • Arrange the shredded cucumber and onion sections on either side of the sauce.

 

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