Mee Goreng is a beloved dish in Malaysia, a country known for its rich and diverse culinary traditions. This delicious and easy-to-make dish is a flavorful fusion of Chinese and Indian influences, combined with the unique flavors of Malay cuisine.
Mee Goreng features yellow noodles that are stir-fried with a spicy and tangy sauce, mixed with vegetables, tofu, shrimp or chicken, and garnished with a fried egg and crispy fried shallots. The sauce is a sweet and savory sauce made from tomato ketchup, oyster sauce, and soy sauce.
What makes Mee Goreng so special is its depth of flavor: the combination of savory, sweet, spicy, and tangy notes create a mouthwatering explosion of taste in every bite. It's a perfect meal for those who love bold and adventurous flavors, and it's also a great way to use up any leftover vegetables or protein you have in your fridge.
Whether you're new to Malaysian cuisine or a seasoned foodie, Mee Goreng is sure to become a favorite in your recipe collection. So why not give it a try today and experience the vibrant and delicious flavors of Malaysia in your own kitchen!
QUICK & EASY
1/2 White Onion
2 Cloves of Garlic
Fried Tofu/Beancurd skin
1tb Sweet Soy Sauce
1tb Oyter Sauce
1tb Tomato Ketchup
Begin by pealing and thinly slicing 1/2 a white onion.
Peel and mince 2 cloves of garlic or more, no one is judging you :)
Slice your fried tofu skins into little bite size pieces and set aside.
Wash and chunk up your spring onions into 1 inch pieces.
Wash and chop your choy sum or any vegetable of your choice into bite size pieces.
In a bowl combine 1tb of sweet soy sauce, 1tb of oyster sauce and 1tb of tomato ketchup. Mix well.
Heat up your favourite wok or a large pan on high heat, get it ripping hot!
Add in enough oil to cover the base of the wok or pan and add in your onions and garlic, give it a good fry till fragrant.
Add in your spring onions, tofu and veggies and continue to fry for a minute or 2.
Once your veggies are slightly softened, add in your noodles followed by your lovely sweet and savoury sauce. Give it a good mix around.
Create a hole in the center and crack your egg in, slowly mix your noodles with the egg and continue to stir fry till the noodles and veggies are cooked through.
You could also add in anything you like into your noodles from seafood, to meats like chicken or pork to any thing you could ever imagine. psst, top it off with a little squeeze of lime to level it up!