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Showing posts with label minced meat. Show all posts
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Friday, September 5, 2014

Easy Fried Wontons Recipe/ Cách Làm Hoành Thánh Chiên/ 炸餛飩的做法

Ingredients for 3-4 servings of Hoành Thánh

  • 200 g/ 7 oz. Ground Meat
  • 1 Tbsp Sesame Oil
  • Pepper to taste
  • 250g/ 8.8 oz.  store bought Wonton Wrappers

Quick Tomato Dipping Sauce

  • 2 Tsp Tomato Paste
  • 4   Tsp Sugar
  • 4 Tbsp Water
  • Tapioca Starch
  • Water


  1. Mix ground meat with pepper and sesame oil. The filling should have a light sesame fragrance to it.
  2. Place a tsp of filling into the middle of the wrapper, fold the adjoining corners together and seal with a pinch.
  3. In a pan heat up some oil for deep-frying over high. Turn the heat down to medium when the oil is hot enough to fry the won tons. 
  4. Fry until golden brown, make sure the filling is cooked well.
  5. Dissolve tapioca starch in water and set aside.
  6. Dissolve sugar and tomato paste in water.
  7. Heat up skillet over medium-high and bring the tomato-water mix to a simmer.
  8. Slowly add the starch-water mix to the tomato the sauce until sauce has thickened.

For more instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

Saturday, August 30, 2014

French Inspired Snack : Pâté Chaud/ Cách Làm Bánh Patê Sô/ 越式酥皮肉餅的做法


  • 300 g/ 10.6 oz Minced meat
  • 2 pck/ 900g/ 31.7 oz Puff Pastry (19,5cmx10,5cm/ 7.5 inch x 3.9 inch)
  • 1 large Onion, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Salt 
  • 1 tbs Soy Sauce/ Maggi Sauce
  • 2 Egg Yolks

  1. Combine garlic, seasoning, onion and meat.
  2. Preheat oven to 200°C or 390°F
  3. Cut the pastry sheets in half and put half 1 1/2 tsp of filling into each sheet.
  4. Fold the sheet over and crimp the edges to seal the filling.
  5. Brush some egg wash over the pastry surface. Don't use too much, though, or the pastry won't be able to rise.
  6. Bake for 20 minutes and serve immediately.

For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

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Monday, August 25, 2014

How to make Chinese Meat Stuffed Buns/ 肉餡餅的做法/ Cách Làm Bánh Bao Chiên Kiểu Tàu

Ingredients for 8 buns


  • 125 g/ 4.4 oz Ground Meat
  • 2 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbs Oyster Sauce
  • 1 tsp Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 Egg White
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tbsp 绍兴酒 Shaoxing Rice Wine/ Dry Sherry
  • 1-2 stalks Spring Onion (cut into fine rings)
  • a tsp Ginger (minced)
  • 1/2 tsp All Purpose Flour 


  • 250g/ 8.8 oz all purpose flour
  • 125 ml/ 0.5 cup warm water
  • 1/2 tsp Baking Powder
  • 1/2 tsp Active Dry Yeast
  • 1 tsp Sugar (to activate the yeast, optional)

  1. Combine all the ingredients for the filling in a bowl. Set aside and let it marinate during the time you're preparing the dough.
  2. Make a well in the middle of the flour.
  3. In a separate bowl, combine the water, the sugar and the yeast. Leave it for a minute or two so the yeast can activate.
  4. Pour the yeast water into the flour and start kneading, adding the rest of the water little by little.
  5. Knead until the dough comes together and doesn't stick.
  6. Divide the dough into eight balls.
  7. Dust working surface with flour and roll balls out to 1-2 mm (0.1 inch thickness) discs.
  8. Divide the fillings into eight, fill each dough disc with one eight of the filling. The  exact sealing technique is shown in my YouTube video.
  9. Cover the surface of your skillet with 2 tbs of cooking oil and heat up on medium-high. 
  10. Fry both sides of the buns until golden brown, then add some water to create steam which helps them cook thoroughly. 
  11. Once the water has evaporated continue frying until both sides are golden brown and slightly crispy.
  12. Serve immediately with a dip made from soy sauce, Chinese vinegar and chili oil.

For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube recipe video!

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Vietnamese Stuffed Tofu in Tomato Sauce Recipe/ Đậu Hũ Dồn Thịt Sốt Cà/ 越式肉餡豆腐

Ingredients for the tofu burger

  • 650 g Tofu
  • 250 g Minced Meat 
  • 1 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/4 tsp Pepper
  • 3 cloves Garlic (minced)
Ingredients for the Tomato Sauce

  • 500 ml/ 2 cups Sieved Tomatoes
  • 3/4 of a tsp Salt
  • 3,5 tsp Sugar
  • 3/4 tsp Soy Sauce
  • 3 Diced Tomatoes (optional, for color)
  • 1/2 tbs oil for frying

  1. Mix the garlic with the other ingredients and set aside.
  2. In  a mixing bowl, combine the ingredients for the sauce and set aside.
  3. Cut the tofu into slices, you can get 3 to 4 slices out of one tofu block, depending on its width.
  4. Divide the filling into the amount of tofu slice pairs and sandwich them with the filling in between.
  5. Heat up the oil over high.
  6. Turn the heat down to medium when the oil is hot enough and fry the first side of the tofu sandwich for 6 minutes until golden.
  7. Flip the tofu sandwich over and repeat on the other side for 3 - 4 minutes.
  8. Turn the heat down to low, add the sauce and let it simmer for another 5 minutes.

For more detailed instructions please see my YouTube video recipe!

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Sunday, August 17, 2014

Vietnamese Tomato Soup Recipe - Cách Làm Canh Cà/ 越式番茄湯的做法

Ingredients for 3-4 servings:

  • 1,5 Litres/ 6 cups Water
  • 6 Medium Sized Tomatoes
  • 200g/ 0.5 lb Minced Meat
  • 50 ml/ 3 1/4 tbs Fish Sauce
  • 2 cloves Garlic (minced)
  • 1tsp tamarind (optional)

  1. Add 1/4 to 1/2 tsp of pepper to minced meat, mix well.
  2. Rinse tomatoes, cut into wedges.
  3. Heat up 1 or 2 tbs of oil in a pan, add the garlic and fry until fragrant.
  4. Add minced meat and stir-fry until golden.
  5. Add water, skim off the foam.
  6. Use some of the hot water do dissilve the tamarind in a separate bowl.
  7. Add tamarind juice back to the pan.
  8. Add the tomato wedges and fish sauce to the pan.
  9. Cook until tomatos are done.

For more detailed instructions, please see my YouTube video recipe.

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Friday, August 8, 2014

Bún Riêu Recipe - Vietnamese fast Crab and Tomato Noodle Soup/ 越式明蝦番茄米粉的做法


  • 1   can     Minced Crabs in Spices
  • 2              Eggs
  • 5              Tomatoes 
  • 1,5 Litres  Water
  • 75  ml       Fish Sauce
  • 150 g        Minced Meat
  • 1/2 tsp      Pepper (for the Meat)
  • 500 g        Rice Noodles
  •                  Spring Onion (Garnishing)
  •                  Chili Pepper (Garnishing)

For detailed instructions please see my video!

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