Friday, December 6, 2013

Singapore Noodle

Make this takeaway favorite at home with our quick and easy recipe.




About Singapore Noodles:

Singapore-style noodles (Chinese新洲米粉, 星洲炒米, 星洲米粉) is a dish of stir-fried rice vermicelli seasoned with curry powder,bean sproutspak choisoy sauce, and sliced chilly peppers. It is served as a vegetarian dish or can be accompanied by small slices of chicken, beef, char siu pork, and/or prawns.
The dish appears on the menu of almost all Chinese-style (mainly Cantonese-style) eateries in Hong Kong, and is also very popular in EnglishAustralianCanadian and American Chinese cuisine.
It is found in some Chinese-style eateries in Singapore, but almost always under the name of 星洲米粉 or Sin Chew Bee Hoon and very rarely Singapore Noodles.
Singapore Noodles Cooked In Wok





Ingredients:


 2 tbsp groundnut oil
1 tbsp grated fresh root ginger
1 red chilly, de-seeded, finely chopped
 5 fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
2 tsp ground turmeric
100g/3½oz smoked bacon, finely chopped
1 red pepper, de-seeded and sliced
1 handful julienned carrot strips
1 handful bean sprouts
100g/3½oz cooked chicken breast, shredded
250g/9oz dried vermicelli rice noodles, pre-soaked in hot water for 10 minutes and drained
1 tsp crushed dried chillies
2 tbsp light soy sauce
 2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tbsp clear rice vinegar or cider vinegar
1 free-range egg, beaten
A dash of  toasted sesame oil
2 spring onions, sliced lengthways

Method:


1. Heat a wok until smoking and add the groundnut oil, then stir fry the ginger, chilly, mushrooms and turmeric for a few seconds.
2.Add the bacon and cook for 15-20 seconds.
3.Then add the red pepper, carrots, beansprouts and cooked chicken. Stir-fry for one minute.
4.Add the noodles to the wok and toss for 1-2 minutes, then season with the chillies, soy sauce, oyster sauce and vinegar. Stir well to combine.
5.Pour the beaten egg into the wok and stir gently for one minute, or until the egg is cooked through. 6.Season with a dash of sesame oil, then pile the stir-fry onto a serving plate and garnish with the sliced spring onions.


Tips:


You can also add Curry Powder (Not the Indian One),add it in oil along with turmeric pd and stir fry it a minute so it don't give raw smell.

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