Monday, March 26, 2012

Mami Noodles Soup

Mami Noodles Soup

It was a weekend afternoon when my kids craved for "Mami", to serve as their merienda meal. Since we need to spend our cash within the budget, eating outside was never been an option. 

To satisfy their craving for Mami, I looked for available meat and vegetables inside our refrigerator. After a while, I tried to cooked pork mami instead of chicken and beef brisket mami usually served at Chinese restaurants.

Let me share with one of those many experimental dishes that I learned and instantly tried at our kitchen. A simple way to show my kids my eagerness to grant their request with the best that I can and with the most economical resources available at our kitchen.

I maybe the one of those million Mothers worldwide whose heart desires is to serve their family with a simple, delicious. affordable and lutong-bahay dishes whenever at home.


Ingredients

1/4 kilo pork liempo, boiled (may use chicken, beef or pork, depending on your choice)
2 pieces beef cubes
5 cups water
2 tbsp cooking oil
1 tbsp minced garlic
1 medium sized onion, minced
1 piece carrot, julienne
1/4 cup green onions, chopped
1 cup cabbage, chopped 
1 large stalk celery (optional)
2-4 tbsp fish sauce (patis)
14 ounces egg noodles, cooked
hard boiled eggs
salt and pepper to taste

Cooking Procedures:
  1. Boil pork liempo in a sauce pot, add little fish sauce. 
  2. Cook until tender, cut into strip when done. Set aside.
  3. Using pork stocks, blanch cabbages then cut into strips when done. Set aside.
  4. Heat oil in a cooking pot, saute' garlic and onions.
  5. Add cut strip pork, cook until color turns light brown.
  6. Add carrots then stir.
  7. Add pork stock and water then let it boil. 
  8. Add beef cubes, salt and pepper to taste.
  9. May add fish sauce to add saltiness.
  10. Place the cooked egg noodles and blanched cabbage in a serving bowl
  11. Pour the soup, pork strips on the bowl with noodles.
  12. Garnish with sliced boiled egg and green onions
  13. Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!
Toppings and condiments (Optional)
3 hard-boiled eggs, sliced
toasted garlic
spring onion, thinly sliced or chopped
calamansi slices
ground black pepper
fish sauce

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