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Wonton noodles

Rice & Noodles
Category
Rice & Noodles

Easy
Difficulty
Easy

Total Time
Total Time
Prep 10 M / Cook 20 M

Servings
Yield
2 Servings

Grace Teo
Grace Teo   thegraceteo
Published on December 9, 2013

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Ingredients

2
garlic clove(s)
1 tbsp
oil
chinese flowering cabbage/choy sum  
815 ml
water
2 tbsp
dark soy sauce
1 tsp
soy sauce
1 tsp
sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
0.5 tsp
salt
0.5 tsp
sugar
1 tsp
sesame oil
egg noodles

Background

Wonton noodles is a noodle dish whereby noodles are tossed in a soy sauce mixture and then served with pickled chillies, vegetables (e.g. Chinese flowering cabbage/choi sum) and wontons. In Malaysia, it is known as wan tan mee.

Different wonton noodles in Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia

Compared to other countries such as Hong Kong, Malaysian and Singaporean wonton noodles are made with soy sauce mixture. There is a slight difference though as Singaporean wonton noodles uses much less soy sauce. You may also find soup wonton noodles in Malaysia although the ‘dry’ version which is shown in this recipe is the more popular version. Sometimes called as ‘kon loh mee’ which means dry mixed noodles, it is a big favourite among kids and also adults.

What are wonton noodles

Wonton noodles are thin egg noodles. They can be bought fresh or sometimes frozen at the Asian grocers. Otherwise, use dried egg noodles as a substitute.

How to make wonton noodles springy

Bring water to a rolling boil. Then cook fresh noodles for 1-2 minutes. Run it through a cold water rinse very quickly before tossing it into the soy sauce mixture.

Can I serve wonton noodles with chicken?

Sure! Wantan noodles can also be served together with the chicken from the Hainanese Chicken Rice recipe. If you prepare more servings, just increase the amount of ingredients accordingly.

My great grandma sold noodles to make ends meet ever since she was a young lady. She had been doing just that for almost half a century before she retired! Perhaps that is why, even after all these years, we still have this love for noodles.

Wonton noodles is also known as: Wonton NoodlesDried Wonton Noodles云吞面Kon Loh Mee干捞面

Steps

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Step 1/5

  • 2 garlic clove(s)
  • 1 tbsp oil

Prepare garlic oil by heating oil over medium heat and adding garlic to it. Allow garlic to cook for 3-5 minutes. Set garlic oil aside and pour water into the pan.

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Step 2/5

  • chinese flowering cabbage/choy sum  
  • 300 ml water

Blanch vegetables (choy sum) for about 50 seconds. Set aside.

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Step 3/5

  • 2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tsp sweet soy sauce (kecap manis)
  • 0.5 tsp salt
  • 0.5 tsp sugar
  • 15 ml water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil

In a clean pan, add dark soy sauce, soy sauce, sweet soy sauce, sesame oil, salt, sugar and a tablespoon of water in the pan. Heat over low heat. Stir garlic oil into sauce mixture.

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Step 4/5

  • egg noodles
  • 500 ml water

In a clean pot, bring water to a rolling boil and add noodles to cook for about 1 minute. Then, run the noodles through cold water before mixing it with the soy sauce mixture which was prepared earlier.

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Step 5/5

Serve with pickled chillies, vegetables, barbecued pork and wonton soup.

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