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Ez family style jiu hoo char [stir fried yam bean with cuttlefish]

Main Dish
8 servings
30 min
30 min
Easy
A home style popular Peranakan vegetable dish that tasted better with repeated frying

Ingredients

Number of serving: 8
800 gm Jicama [sengkuang] - peeled and finely shredded

1 red carrot - peeled and finely shredded

2-3 stalks Chinese leeks - finely shredded

1 big onion - peeled and thinly sliced

150 gm pork belly - blanched in boiling water until firm - cut thin strips

100 gm dried cuttlefish shreds - rinsed several times under running water, squeezed dry

4 pieces dried mushrooms - soaked, drained and cut thin strips

1 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp msg to taste

2 tbsp chopped garlic

100 ml oil

Preparation

  • Step 1 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Heat oil, fry mushrooms for a few seconds, then add in garlic. Fry until aromatic.
  • Step 2 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Add in meat shreds and continue to stir fry for a few seconds.
  • Step 3 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Add in dried cuttlefish shreds. Fry until aromatic.
  • Step 4 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Add in the shredded vegetables [onions, sengkuang and carrots]. Stir fry to mix all the ingredients well.
  • Step 5 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Keep frying until the vegetables turned limp and cooked through.
    Add in seasoning.
  • Step 6 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Add in leeks. Continue to stir fry vegetables until ingredients are well mixed and leeks are cooked. Taste to adjust seasoning.
  • Step 7 - EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish]
    Dish up to serve with rice or wrap it with fresh lettuce leaves.

Photos

EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish], photo 1EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish], photo 2EZ Family Style Jiu Hoo Char [Stir Fried Yam Bean with Cuttlefish], photo 3

Questions:

Isn't there yam noodles in this dish? There's no mention in the ingredients or instructions.

Answer:

Yam bean is a tuber vegetable shredded thinly before frying. It is not a noodle.






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