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Fried Rice Vermicelli with Meat and Shrimps Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4-6

375 g

2 cloves

1/4 teaspoon

125 g

125 g

3

90 g

125 g

375 ml

2 teaspoons

7 tablespoons

 

Seasonings :

1 teaspoon

1/4 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

Rice vermicelli

Garlic, minced

Salt

Chives, cut into 4 inch lengths

Bean sprouts, remove brown ends

Dried black mushroom, soaked and drained. Discard stems and shred

Pork, shredded

Small shrimps, shelled and deveined

Boiling water

Cornstarch, blended with 3 tablespoons water

Lard

 

 

Salt

Pepper

Soy sauce

Method :
  • Bring a pot of water to the boil. Blanch rice noodles in this. Remove immediately and pour cold water over noodles. Drain.

  • Heat 2 tablespoons lard and lightly brown a quarter of the minced garlic. Add salt, then add chives and stir-fry till color deepens.

  • Add bean sprouts and continue stir-frying for 2 minutes. Remove and keep aside.

  • Add 3 tablespoons lard to pan and lightly brown remaining garlic. Add mushrooms, pork and shrimps and stir-fry till meat changes color, about 2-3 minutes.

  • Pour in boiling water and bring to the boil. Return fried chives and bean sprouts to pan.

  • Thicken with cornstarch paste. Remove and keep aside.

  • Heat remaining lard and fry well the rice noodles for several minutes, turning it frequently to prevent burning.

  • Dish up and top with cooked ingredients.

  • Serve immediately.

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