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Showing posts with label tomato sauce. 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!

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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