Braised Mushrooms Minced Meat Noodles 香菇肉挫面
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Chinese
Serves: 1
  • 1 bunch of chinese noodles
  • 4-5 pcs meatballs
  • Some prawns (optional)
  • Some fish cakes (optional)
  • Some lettuce (optional)
For the Braised Mushrooms :
  • 4 pcs dried mushrooms, rinsed and soaked in some water overnight. Remove the stem and sliced thinly
  • 250ml mushroom water, retained from soaking the mushrooms
  • 200ml water
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp dark soya sauce
  • 15g rock sugar
  • 1 star anise
  • 3 pcs ginger
  • 3 pcs garlics, slightly crushed
  • 1 pc dried orange peel (optional, to add some tanginess to the sauce)
For the Meat Marinade (mix all together)
  • 50g minced pork
  • 50g pork collar, sliced thinly
  • ½ tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1 tsp corn flour
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • Dash of pepper
For the Soup Base:
  • 300ml stock
  • 400ml water
  • 1 tbsp shallot oil
  • Dash of salt + pepper
For the Noodles Sauce (mix all together):
  • 1 tbsp chilli paste + tomato sauce (up to individual preferences)
  • 1 tbsp shallot oil
  • 2 tbsp braised mushroom sauce
  • ½ tsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tbsp of soup base
  • Some black vinegar (optional)
  1. Combine the mushrooms and the braised sauce together and simmer over medium low heat for at least 30 minutes or more. Top up with more water if the sauce gets dry out too fast. You can also braise the mushrooms over a slow cooker for at least 2 hours.
  2. Combine the meat together with the marinade ingredients, mix well and set aside in the fridge.
  3. Combine the stock and water with the shallot oil and pepper to make the soup base. Cook till it boils.
  4. Add in the meatballs, fish cakes and prawns if using. When all has float to the surface of the soup, drain them and set aside.
  5. Add in the sliced pork into the soup. Cook it briefly till done and drain.
  6. Same goes for the minced meat. When it's done, drain.
  7. Heat up another pot with some water and blanch the noodles in the boiling water till it softened, approximately 2 minutes.
  8. Rinse the noodles over tap water before placing the noodles in the soup base to heat up briefly. Drain the noodles.
  9. Add the noodles sauce to the noodles and stir to mix well.
  10. Combine the noodles together with the rest of the cooked ingredients to a bowl and serve hot immediately.
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