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Thursday, July 16, 2009

Mee Hailam/Noodles

Mee Hailam is one of the regular dishes that one can come across when going to a malay restaurant. Of the many types of noodle dishes available , Mee hailam is one of it. This noodle dish differ from the rest as it has vegetables . The vegetables plus the chicken meat and prawns gives a combined flavour to the dish which makes it stand out compare to the rest of the dishes.



100gm yellow noodles
100gm boneless chicken meat
50gm prawns
4 young corn (cut into a few parts)
50gm chinese cabbage
¼ carrot (cut into rings)
1 stalk mustard green(break into a few parts)
3 nos garlic(chopped)
¼ cm ginger (pounded)
Salt and sugar to taste

Sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
½ tsp white pepper powder
½ a chicken cube(crumble)
1 tbsp thick soy sauce
3 cups water

Thickening

1 tsp corn flour mix with 1 tbsp water

Garnish
Chopped cilantro or celery leaves
Chopped spring onions


Saute garlic with a bit of oil.Add in ginger and saute further until aromatic.Put in chicken pieces and prawns and stir fry until meats soften. In between add in young corn and carrot.Mix in water and all the sauce ingredients . Add in salt and sugar .Leave to simmer until vegetables are tender.Finally add in noodles, beansprouts and mustard green.Stir for a few seconds and thicken the gravy with corn flour mixture.
Garnish with chopped cilantro and spring onions.Serve hot.

1 comment:

  1. i love mee hailam...they're sweet and yummy...easy to cook too!!

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