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Thursday, 21 February 2013


Hello friends.....I have been away for about a month or more now. So many things to do....celebration after celebration, my office shifted to a new building and many more....nearly all weekends been occupied and finally today here I am with a post on one of my family's favourite..... BLACK PEPPER FRIED NOODLES / MEE GORENG BASAH LADA HITAM!!

Both my parents love this too especially my father. I always prefer to make mine a little saucy and spicy!!  :-)


Ingredients :
500gms - yellow noodles / mee kuning
200gms - chicken fillet ~ cut into medium size
10 - fishballs ~fried and cut into half
1 - fishcake ~ fried and sliced thick
1 small bunch - choy sum / sawi ~ cut into 1 inch long  (i used the one with white stem coz thats all i had in my fridge)
1 - medium sized red onion ~ chop and pound
3 cloves - garlic ~ pounded
3 tbsp - fried onion
1 - red/green chilly ~ sliced medium

Sauce :-
2 tbsp - chilly paste / cili giling
4 tbsp - dark soya sauce
2 tbsp - chilly sauce
4 tbsp - light soya sauce
3 tbsp - oyster sauce
2 tsp - black pepper powder (adjust to ur taste and if using ground black pepper ensure that its pounded fine)
1 tsp - white pepper powder
salt to taste

Garnishing :-
Egg omelette - cut into long stripes
sliced red chilly ~ i didn't have stock
coriander leaves - chopped ~ i didn't have stock

Method :-

  1. Marinate the chicken fillets with a dash of white pepper, light soya sauce and a little cornflour. Mix well and set aside.
  2. Heat a little oil in a wok. Add in the chicken pieces and fry till cooked and transfer to a plate.
  3. Using the same oil, add in the pounded onion and garlic. Fry till aromatic.
  4. Lower the flame and add in the chilly paste. Fry till oil separates from the paste. 
  5. Add about 1 1/2 cups of water and bring to boil. 
  6. Mix in all the other sauce ingredients and stir well.
  7. Throw in the sliced red/green chilly, green mustard stems, halved fish balls, sliced fish cakes and fried chicken fillets. 
  8. Bring to a boil and once the fish balls are cooked, lower the flame and add in the yellow noodles.
  9. Add another 1/2 cup of water if needed.  
  10. Check your seasoning again. Adjust your seasoning if needed to. 
  11. Cook using medium flame. Stir the noodles so that it gets well coated with the gravy. 
  12. Cook covered for about 3 to 5 mins. This is to ensure the noodles get cooked evenly.
  13. Remove lid, add in the green mustard leaves and fried onion. Give one last stir. 
  14. Transfer to serving plate and garnish with the egg omelette and sliced red chilly. 
  15. Serve immediately. Yum yum yummy!!!

Here are some images of CHOY SUM from Mr. Google...


and for those who aren't sure of what is yellow noodles, here u go...tq mr. google for the photos!! 

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