Sunday, April 22, 2018

Crispy Vermicelli Pasta with Seafood Egg Gravy

East meet west fusion noodle dish?! Instead of using the usual fried egg noodle, I replaced it with vermicelli pasta, preboiled and air fried till crispy. It turned out amazing successfully! I must say that its definitely healthier using air frying rather than deep frying of the noodle. 

  • 250gm San Remo vermicelli pasta
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp chopped ginger
  • 150gm chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 fish cake, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium squid, sliced
  • 8 medium prawn
  • 100gm choy sum
Egg Gravy :

  • 800ml chicken stock
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1 tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 2 tbsp chinese wine
  • 3 tbsp tapioca flour + 5 tbsp water
  • 2 eggs, lightly beaten


  1. Marinate chicken meat with 1/2 tsp sesame oil, 1/2 tsp light soy sauce and 1/2 tsp corn flour.  
  2. Bring a pot of water to boil. Add in 1/2 tbsp salt. Add in vermicelli pasta and cook till al dente. Drain away water and toss the cooked pasta with 1 tbsp olive oil. Leave to cool.
  3. Divide pasta into 4 equal portions. Spread the pasta into flat round. Air fry at 180 deg cel for 10 mins until golden brown. Set aside.
  4. Heat for 1 tbsp oil in wok. Pan fry prawn till golden brown on both sides. Remove and set aside. With remaining oil in wok, add squid and fry for 1 min. Remove and set aside.
  5. Add another 1 tbsp oil into the wok. Add in chicken meat and fry for 1 min. Add in fish cake and toss well. Add in choy sum and cook till vegetable is tender. Remove all the ingredients and set aside.
  6. Add 1 tbsp oil in wok. Saute garlic and ginger till fragrant. Add in all the sauce ingredients and bring to a boil. Add in chicken meat, vegetable and seafood. Add starch solution gradually and cook till it thickens. Drizzle in beaten egg and cook briefly .
  7. Turn off heat. Place crispy vermicelli pasta onto serving plate, ladle in egg gravy mixture and serve immediately.

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