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Monday, September 19, 2016

THAI SPICY TOMATO MINCED MEAT

Spicy Tomato Minced Meat aka Nam-prik-ong in Thai.  This is a surprisingly good meat dish that can be prepared earlier and serve with some fresh vegetables such as cucumbers, cabbage, four angle beans, long beans and carrots, etc.
The taste is savoury sweet and spicy [can be adjusted according to own preference].  The fried minced meat is tasty and flavourful especially after resting.
Here, I served it with some stinky beans as I have some in hand and some deep fried brinjals.  Really awesome with rice.
Recipe adapted from a Thai cookbook 'Healthy and Easy Thai Cooking' [my selected cookbook for Cookbook Countdown Event #9] with modifications.
Ingredients
200 gm minced meat with some fats
1 large tomato - chopped
2-3 tbsp brown sugar to taste
2 tbsp fish sauce to taste
2 tbsp cooking oil
some chopped spring onions
Ingredients for Chilli Paste [Blended/pounded]
4 red chillies - cut small pieces
4 small red chilli - cut
6 pips garlic - peeled
3-4 shallots - peeled
1 tsp toasted belacan
  1. Blended chilli paste ingredients.  
  2. Heat up wok with oil, fry chilli paste until oil separates or aromatic.  Add in minced meat and fry until meat turns white, firm and aromatic.
  3. Add in tomatoes, continue to fry for awhile then add in the seasoning and 3 tbsp water.  Bring to boil, then simmer over low heat until gravy is reduced and thick.
  4. Taste to adjust seasoning.
  5. Dish up, garnish with chopped spring onions and serve with freshly cut vegetables prefered.







Cookbook Countdown
I'm sharing this post with Cookbook Countdown #9 hosted by Kitchen Flavours and Emily's Cooking (Makan2) Foray

6 comments:

Phong Hong said...

Kimmy, this looks good! I think can also toss with spaghetti to make an Asian style spicy pasta.

kitchen flavours said...

This looks delicious Kimmy! Serving it with petai and brinjals, two of my favourites too! Delish!

Kimmy said...

Hi Phong Hong, this minced meat flavour is quite strong. Use it to cook marcoroni would be good.

Kimmy said...

Hi Joyce, yes this is delicious. I would mind preparing it again and store it for contingency and busy days. Goes well with any fresh salads. Thais served this with raw cabbage, long beans and cucumbers.

Margaret said...

This looks like a good American Chilli. I bet it is wonderful on a cold day.

Kimmy said...

Hi Margaret, this simple meat dish is so good, I already fell in love with it and wouldn't mind preparing it often. Awesome with rice and fresh vegetables and salads.

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