Tuesday, February 23, 2010

Taiwanese Stewed Minced Pork Noodles (魯肉麵; 肉燥麵) with Stewed Eggs and Pickled Mustard Greens

I came across some fresh "jewel wide noodles" being sold at T&T the other day and my first thought was Taiwanese beef noodle soup.

I absolutely love thick, chewy noodles in my beef noodle soup.

Our version of Taiwanese beef noodle soup would have to wait, though, as we can't seem to get ourselves "mentally prepared" to make it. So, I re-purposed these noodles for another "taste of Formosa" application.

I cooked my old go-to dish of Taiwanese stewed ground pork sauce and stewed some eggs as well.

Recipe for Taiwanese Stewed Minced Pork
Recipe for Taiwanese Stewed Eggs

Of course, this dish wouldn't be complete without suan cai (pickled mustard greens) added into the mix.


We made pickled mustard greens before (for our Pig Trotter and Suan Cai Soup), but we wanted a version that's more similar to the pickled greens we have at Taiwanese establishments. So, to make this batch, we used not only vinegar, salt and water, but sugar as well.

QQ goodness!

We blanched/cooked the noodles, tossed them with the stewed minced pork and ate them with suan cai and stewed eggs.


Some more "tastes" of Formosa
Taiwanese Stewed Eggs (滷蛋) with Stewed Minced Pork (魯肉 or 肉燥)
Taiwanese Stewed Minced Pork Noodles (魯肉麵; 肉燥麵) with Stewed Eggs and Pickled Mustard Greens
Sautéed Minced Clams and Leek
Gua Bao 刮包 ("Taiwanese Burger", or Pork Belly Buns)

Taiwan trip 2009
Taiwanese Bakery Goods (including ChiaTe Bakery)
Dan Shui 淡水, Taiwan (including food)
Taipei Quick Eats: Mos Burger, Hong Ya Breakfast, Ay Chung Flour-Rice Noodle
Taipei Convenience Store Foods
Shilin Night Market 士林夜市 (Taipei, Taiwan)
Breakfast Buffet at the Shangri-La (Taipei, Taiwan)
Taiwan Beef Noodle Soup, 4 versions (Taipei, Taiwan)
Yehliu 野柳 Geopark; Dried Seafood (Taiwan)

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  1. Oh those noodle do look delicious like they'd have a nice tooth feel to them

  2. Wooo....the noodle really looks very thick and fat!

  3. I love pickled mustard greens. Those noodles look sooo good.

  4. wow I've never seed such fat noodles!

  5. kat:
    I'm all about the tooth feel!

    That's the way I like my noodles. =)

    W Chopsticks:
    I think we're close to the pickled mustard greens we taste in restaurants. Woohoo.

  6. Looks so mouth watering!! What are the noodles called? I have looked everywhere for some fat noodles like that but don't know the name or where to buy.

    Thank you!

  7. Oops...jewel wide noodles. I will google. Thanks.

  8. Kathrine:
    Basically they are wheat noodles. I don't actually know they came up with the name "jewel wide". The size available in your area may be a tad different, but it should taste the same. I guess just get the thicker ones if given a choice.


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