Saturday, January 07, 2006

Bún Mọc

Pork Ball Noodle Soup

2 lbs pork bones
1 lb pork rib
1/2 cup of dried shrimps (optional)
3 quarts cold water
2 lbs seasoned pork paste
1 yellow onion
2.5 ounces wooden ear mushroom (pre-sliced)
10 oz fine rice vermicelli
5 stalks green onion, shreded 3-inches length
15 sprigs cilantro, diced
fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste

Place pork bones + ribs + 1t salt in a large pot, add water and bring to boil. Drain and wash the bones thoroughly. Put the bones back in the pot + (dried shrimp) + onion, add water and bring back to boil over high heat, skim off foam, lower the heat and let simmer for 2 hours. Strain broth with a double layer of cheesecloth, add fish sauce to taste.

Soak mushroom in warm water for 30 minutes, drain and mix well with seasoned pork paste. Pluck a small piece of the paste and form the mixtures into balls, smooth them with water. Add the pork balls into the broth for a few minutes, when the balls are floated, remove and set them aside.

Put rice vermicelli in boiling water and cook for 3 minutes. Turn off heat and let it sit for 2 more minutes. Rinse over water.

To serve: Place pork balls in medium bowl, ladle the hot broth over, sprinkle shreded onion and chopped cilantro on top, ground some black pepper over. Dip noodle into the hot soup.


Anonymous said...

Bu'n Mo.c , va^.y ma` xu*a nay cu*' tu*o*?ng la` bu'n Mo^.c , ca?m o*n kiki dde^? ca'i recipe , mai na^'u thu*? xem sao

kiki said...

Là Mọc, tất cả những món quết quết viên viên rồi hấp hoặc nấu trong nước là mọc như ....Mọc Đông, Mọc Nước, Mọc Tôm, Bún Mọc ..