Sunday, August 11, 2013

Fried Eggs with Mixed Veggies and Minced Meat 碎碎蛋炒肉

Egg is one of the common ingredients I often used in family meal, it's lasting and versatile for cooking. I opt for non-antibiotic eggs, slightly higher price but give the comfort to know no extra junks added into the eggs. Of course you can also source for organic farm eggs too (free ranch eggs) but they are seldom to come by and often is double the price.

Among the common egg dishes you can find on our dinning table are Chinese omelette (芙蓉蛋), Cheesy egg omelette, steamed eggs, egg wrapped patty burger, French toast, fried rice with eggs (蛋炒饭,小瓜们最爱). Maybe one of these days I'll make a hard boiled egg salad or try my Mom's signature Teow Chew braised eggs(潮州卤蛋), I can eat a whole bowl of rice just with that!

Of course there is so much more you can create with eggs, my list is only a tip of the possible varieties.

Today I'll share with you a simple stir fried dish that can be ready in no time, and is suitable for old and young ones alike - stir fried eggs with mixed veggies and minced meat.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes 
Cooking Time: 5 minutes
Serving for: 4

(A) For the Mixed Veggies: 
2 clove garlic, chopped
A cup of carrots, diced
A cup of potatoes, diced
1/2 cup of onion, diced (optional)

(B) For the Egg Mixture
3 medium eggs, beaten
A pinch of salt
1 teaspoon of soy sauce
A dash of ground pepper
Few drops of sesame oil
A dash of paprika powder

(C) For the Minced Meat Marinate:
A palmful of minced chicken or pork meat (about 200gm)
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
A pinch of salt & pepper
A dash of Shao Xin wine (optional)

The Making: 
1. Mixed all ingredient B together in a large bowl, beat lightly and set aside. Do the same for ingredient C in a separate bowl.

2. Heat up a table spoon of olive oil in the pan, sauté garlic till fragrance and toss in the remaining ingredient A. 

3. Fry for about a minutes, then pour the mixture B all over it. Stir fry for another minute, then push them to the side of the wok / pan.

4. Heat up a table spoon of olive oil, toss in the minced meat mixture bit by bit. Stir fry for about 2 minutes until the meat turns from pinkish to light brown color which means its cooked. 

5. Mix the eggs and minced meat mixture together, add a few drops of sesame oil, salt and pepper to taste (its optional, i scoop up some for my LO before adding additional seasoning for the adults serving).

When serving, garnish with some parsley or cherry tomatoes. Better presentation often leads to better appetite too. :)

Simple family meal ready within an hour (roasted rosemary chicken drumsticks needed an hour, else it's only 30 minutes!)

This is a really simple family dish that anyone can cook. Pardon me for posting such an easy recipe, I just thought it would gives variety of choice to your family meal time. :)

Till later, bye!

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