Sunday, September 7, 2014

Singapore Breakfast : Economic Fried Mee Hoon

How much will this plate of fried mee hoon cost in our local food court? Estimated S$15 spent for on all the ingredients and more enough to serve 8 pax....economical enough to prepare this at home :) But the time spent on preparation, cooking and cleaning, if not serving a large group of people,   is better just to 'tabao' a packet outside hahaha...

The side dishes....simple stir-fried cabbage & fried eggs....

fish cake & luncheon meat

and of course not to be missed....fried chicken wings!

Fried Chicken Wings
Recipe ref : Kitchen Tigress
  • 8 chicken wings, wash and drain
  • 1.5 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 2 shallots, minced
  • 2 tbsp ginger juice
  • 1 tbsp hua tiao jiu
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp white pepper
  • tapioca flour for coating

  1. Place chicken wings in a large Ziploc bag. Add in all the seasoning and seal the bag. Toss everything to mix evenly. Store in fridge overnight, turning the bag every few hours to ensure all the wings are well marinated.
  2. Remove the chicken from the fridge to come to room temperature.
  3. Heat some oil over medium high heat. Drain the marinade and oat chicken evenly with tapioca flour, patting gently to remove the excess. Deep fry over medium heat till golden brown on all sides. Drain on kitchen paper.

Stir-fried Noodle

Stir-fried Mee Hoon

Economic Fried Mee Hoon 
  • 200gm dried bee hoon, soak in tap water to soften
  • 100gm bean sprouts, washed and drained
  • 1/2 onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp kicap manis
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt to taste

  1. Heat wok with 2 tbsp oil, sauté garlic and onion till fragrant.
  2. Add in soaked mee hoon and toss evenly over medium high heat.
  3. Add in seasoning and water and mix evenly. Cover wok with lid and cook for another 1-2 mins.
  4. Add in bean sprouts and mix well. Add in some hot water if mee hoon is dry. Dish out and serve. 
For stir-fried noodle : I used 400gm fresh yellow noodle (Hokkien mee) with similar seasoning but only added 1/4-1/2 cup water enough to moisten the noodle.

I am submitting this post to Asian Food Fest #11 Sept 2014 : Singapore hosted by Life can be Simple


Unknown said...

Peng, I absolutely love your economic fried beehoon and noodles. Indeed you are right about the cost of this sold in hawker centres here but it is definitely very worth as a meal for a whole family. Now you are making me hungry at this time already :)

Rumbling Tummy said...

hahaha these days, no more economical. One packet easily S$4+. I come over to your place to eat boleh?

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