Pumpkin Vermicelli

Ingredients
300 to 400g pumpkin
300g Taiwan Xinzhu vermicelli or any thin vermicelli 300g dried shrimps
200g minced meat
20g spring onion, sectioned
3 tbsp salad oil
2 bowls stock

Seasoning
1 1/2 tsp salt
2 tsp pepper

Method
1. Skin pumpkin then cut into thin shreds.
2. Wash vermicelli and briefly soak till soft. Drain.
3. Heat oil in wok. Fry spring onion and dried shrimps till fragrant. Add minced meat to fry till cooked. Add pumpkin shreds, stock and seasoning.
4. Once boiling, add vermicelli to stir-fry till pumpkin softens and sticks to the vermicelli evenly.

Note
After pumpkin softens, the vermicelli would have absorbed the pumpkin’s sweetness and colour, giving it a pleasing aesthetic, aroma and taste.