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Singapore Hokkien Mee

Singapore Hokkien Mee is a favourite hawker food that you can find in almost every foodcourts and hawker centres. It is an assortment of noodles simmered in rich seafood broth. There are many versions of Hokkien Mee. There is a soup version of Hokkien mee and In Malaysia, you can find hokkien mee cooked and simmered with dark sauce. Which is your favoruite version of Hokkien Mee?
Prep Time 1 hr
Cook Time 15 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Singapore
Servings 4 portions
Calories 616 kcal

Equipment

  • Wok
  • Soup Pot
  • Spatula

Ingredients
  

Seafood Broth

  • 500 g Prawn Heads & Shells
  • 300 g Pork Belly
  • 3 cloves Garlic Sliced
  • 3 each Shallots Sliced
  • 2 tbsp Oil
  • 1 litre Water Hot
  • 1 tbsp White Peppercorns
  • 100 g Ikan Billis
  • 1 tbsp Fish Sauce

For Frying

  • 2 tbsp Pork Lard Oil
  • 1 tsp Garlic Minced
  • 500 g Prawns Medium Size, De-shelled & De-veined
  • 300 g Squid Medium Sized, De-skinned & De-boned, Sliced
  • 1 big Fish cake Sliced
  • 4 stalks Chives Chopped
  • 100 g Bean Sprouts

Garnish

  • 1 tbsp Sambal Belachan
  • 2 each Calamansi Lime

Noodles Mix

  • 200 g Yellow Noodles
  • 100 g Thick Laksa Noodles
  • 100 g Thin Bee Hoon

Sauce

  • 2 tsp Soya Sauce
  • 1 tsp Fish Sauce
  • 2 qty Eggs Beaten

Instructions
 

Stock

  • In a stock pot, saute the prawn shell and heads with oil, when fragrant, add garlic and shallot and continue to sauté.
  • When ready, add in ikan bilis, pork belly, fish sauce and boiling water and let it simmer for 15 mins.
  • Remove cooked pork belly and sliced into thin pieces for frying the noodles.

Accompaniments

  • Prepare the prawns and squid: Poach the prawns and squid in stock until fully cooked and set aside.
  • Prepare the fish cake by cutting into slices and chives to 3cm length.
  • On a frying pan, with no oil, render the pork fat down into oil until lard turns cripsy.

Frying

  • Add oil into a size appropriate wok and stir fry 4 beaten eggs and cook eggs.
  • Add in the minced garlic.
  • Add all the noodles (yellow and 2 bee hoons) and add all the sauces (dark & light soy) and continue to fry.
  • Add 2 cups of stock and add bean sprouts. Continue to cook until noodles are cooked.
  • Add in all the accompaniments.
  • You may add extra seafood stock (if you like more gravy).
  • Finish with chives & serve with belachan and calamansi lime.
Keyword hawker, Noodles, Prawn
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