Saturday, December 21, 2013

Canned Fish Sambal and Potatoes with Glass Noodles and FooChook Soup

After very long vacation, here i present my cooking for our family lunch today.  Simple, yet favourite to everyone.  No left over ;) ;)

Canned Fish Sambal (sambal sadin daaa...)

1 canned (450 gm) mackerel/sardine fish
3 tbsps chili paste
2 cloves garlic - crushed/sliced
2 shallots - sliced
1" ginger - thinly sliced
5 pcs bird chilies (optional) - crushed
1 tbsp oyster sauce
1 can water
2 pcs tamarind pulp
1 onion - sliced
4 tbsps cooking oil

heat up cooking oil, stir-fry chili paste to fragrant then add in sliced/crushed shallot, garlic, ginger and chili. fry until tender.  Add in oyster sauce, mix well.
Add in the canned fish, water and tamarind pulp.  Bring to boil. Continue to cook until thicken.
Simmer a while before serve.

Potato with Glass Noodle and FooChook Soup

2 potatoes - peeled and cubed
10 gms glass noodles - soaked and drained
2 pcs foo chook - soaked and drained
a packet of fishball (optional)
1 shallot - sliced
1 clove garlic - sliced
dried shrimps - soaked
2 tbsps cooking oil
3 cups water
salt to taste

Heat up cooking oil and stir fry shallot and garlic.  Add in shrimps.  Pour in water, add cubed potatoes.  Bring to boil until potatoes become tender.
Add in fish ball, glass noodles and foo chook. Bring to boil again.
Garnish with chopped spring onion/green onion/chinese parsley.