Friday, January 18, 2008

Steamed Mei Cai with Vegetarian Mushroom

Steamed minced pork with preserved vegetables such preserved salted vegetable (Tong Chai) or Mei Cai is a popular traditional home style dish in the past. For the vegetarian or vegan version, vegetarian mushroom is used to substitute the minced pork. The vegetarian mushroom or vegetarian mushroom slice can be purchased at any vegetarian supply stalls/shops. The ingredients are vegetarian mushroom and seasoning. A simple steamed dish, if you want some traditional home style dish.

Preparation: 5 mins, Cooking time: 10 mins

Ingredients (serves 2-4)
° 175g-200g mei cai (preserved mustard), washed and finely chopped
° 50g vegetarian mushroom or vegetarian mushroom slice, chopped
° ½ teaspoon olive oil
° ½ teaspoon sesame oil
° 30ml water

Method
1. Place all the ingredients in a heat proof serving plate and steam for 8-10 minutes. Serve immediately.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

hey crystal...what a coincidence! i am cooking mei cai for dinner too....kekeke!! SF

Crystal @ Blog*Spot said...

SF, what did you cook with, share ok :)

Anonymous said...

juz updated my blog today! cheers SF

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