Vegetarian Mee Hoon Goreng

Vegetarian Mee Hoon Goreng
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Vegetarian Mee Hoon Goreng
Chandriga Chandraan

Vegetarian Mee Hoon Goreng

Mee hoon, or rice vermicelli, are thin noodles made from rice flour. These noodles are eaten as part of a soup or stir-fry, and can also be made into salad.

4
Servings
123
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

*Note: Rice vermicelli come in all shapes and sizes. Look for the thinnest ones you can find; they'll be even thinner than angel hair pasta. If they crunch in the bag when you give them a squeeze, they're the right ones.

Ingredients

  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1/2 Cup tofu, diced
  • 1/4 Cup sliced onions
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tablespoon red chile paste, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 Cup julienned carrots
  • 1 Cup mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 handfuls of thin rice vermicelli, soaked in hot water*
  • 1 Tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 Cup water
  • 1/4 Cup frozen green peas
  • Handful of chopped bok choy
  • Salt, to taste

Directions

Heat the oil in a wok over high heat. Fry the tofu until slightly brown and set aside. Then add the onions and garlic. Stir-fry for 1 minute. Add the red chile paste, followed by the carrots and mushrooms. Sauté for 3 minutes. Then, drain the vermicelli and add it to the wok. Add the soy sauce and stir-fry until all everything is well combined.

Add the water and cook the noodles. Once the noodles are done, add the tofu, green peas, and bok choy and cook until the vegetables are done.

Season with salt and additional red chile paste, to taste. Remove from the heat and transfer to a serving platter.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
5g
6%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
7mg
2%
Carbohydrate, by difference
17g
13%
Protein
5g
11%
Vitamin A, RAE
136µg
19%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
3mg
4%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
42mg
4%
Choline, total
8mg
2%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
21µg
5%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
13mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
42mg
6%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
490mg
33%
Water
97g
4%

Vegetarian Shopping Tip

Look for vegetables that are firm and bright in color – avoid those that are wilted or have wrinkled skins, which are signs of age.

Vegetarian Cooking Tip

Different vegetables have different cooking times – cook each type separately and then combine.