Ping pok nhoat sach.
(Fried stuffed tomato)
Tomatoes stuffed with grounded pork, bean thread noodles and black fungus mush room is very yummy.
Back home, Khmer Krom from *Karmourn Sor* Rach Gia province prefers stuffed tomato with fresh crab meats because seafood is the most abundant and cheap. Basically, you can stuffed tomato with any kind of grounded meats; grounded pork, grounded chicken, grounded turkey, grounded shrimp or even grounded fish.
- Ingredients :
- ½ lb Grounded pork
- 1 Clove garlic,minced
- ¼ Cup chopped green onion
- ¼ Cup already soaked bean thread noodles, chopped
- ¼ Cup black fungus mushroom, soaked in warm water and chopped
- 1 Teaspoon sugar
- ½ Teaspoon soy sauce
- ½ Teaspoon fish sauce
- ¼ Teaspoon black pepper
- 2 Large firmed tomatoes
- 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
- Procedures :
In a large bowl, mix grounded pork with garlic, onion, bean thread noodle, black fungus mushroom, sugar, soy sauce, fish sauce and black pepper together, mix well, set it a side.
Cut tomato in half, scoop out seeds, rinsed, drained, stuffed tomato with marinated grounded meat.
Pre heat a skillet or wok.
When skillet is hot, add oil, put stuffed tomato with meat side down, pan fry in low heat till it golden brown, carefully removed tomato’s shells out from meat patty and set a side.
Turn the meat to other side, cook till golden brown, When meat done, put the tomato’s shells back on top of each meat patty and turn the meat side up and the tomato side down, cook tomato side for few minutes,
removed stuffed tomato from the heat, and put tomato side down on serving plate.
Serve hot with rice, or as appetizer (mahope sar).
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