Episode 117

Ramen in Curry Sauce with String Beans and Ground Pork or Turkey
Posted on September 24th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 117 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  Submit Comment
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 20 minutes Use Chinese ramen that is sold in bulk packages, usually 8 or 10 stacked square cakes in each. 1/4 cup vegetable oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large shallot, minced 1 tablespoon curry powder 12 ounces coarsely ground pork or turkey 2 cups unsweetened coconut milk 2 tablespoons fish sauce 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 tablespoon palm sugar or light brown sugar 3 cups string beans, cut into more »


Cold Soba Noodles with Shiitake and Baby Bok Choy
Posted on September 24th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 117 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  Submit Comment
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 25 minutes You can add any protein such as grilled shrimp, chicken, pork, or beef skewers for a complete meal; cold soba means you can prepare this dish ahead of time as well. Grilled protein should be cooked just before serving, however. 4 portions of soba noodles (1-inch in diameter attached with ribbon = 1 portion) 3 tablespoons thin soy sauce 2 tablespoons mirin 1 tablespoon sake 1 teaspoon freshly more »


Pad Thai with Shrimp, Tofu, and Mung Beans
Posted on September 24th, 2010 by Sara Moulton  |  Filed under Episode 117 « Sara's Weeknight Meals Season 1  |  2 Comments
Makes 4 servings… Hands-on time: 30 minutes Total preparation time: 30 minutes This classic dish is easy to prepare at home. With rice noodles be sure to use a nonstick skillet to reduce the amount of oil needed to prevent noodles from sticking together too much. Medium rice stick look like linguini in shape only. 1 cup tamarind concentrate 1/2 cup fish sauce 1/2 cup palm sugar 5 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 small pressed tofu cake, thinly sliced 4 large more »