Char Kway Teow
Char Kway Teow is a deliciously comforting fried noodle dish. This Malaysian variant on the dish is a popular street food in Penang. Here’s how to do it at home!
Let's start cooking!
Step 1 - Mix the sauce
- In a bowl, mix 1 ½ Tbsp dark soy sauce, 5 Tbsp light soy sauce, 1 Tbsp fish sauce and 1 Tbsp sugar until well incorporated.
Step 2 - Stir-fry garlic, egg, Chinese sausage and fish cake
- In a pan on high heat, heat 4 Tbsp vegetable oil and add garlic, beaten egg Fry for 30 seconds, until eggs are slightly cooked, then add Chinese sausage and fish cake.
Step 3 - Stir-fry prawns and noodles
- In the same pan, add in prawns and stir-fry for another 30 seconds. After 30 seconds, add noodles and sauce. Stir well and fry for 3 to 4 minutes, until noodles are evenly coated in sauce.
Step 4 - Add cockles, Chinese chives and bean sprouts
- Add cockles, Chinese chives and bean sprouts and stir-fry for 3 to 4 minutes, until vegetables are cooked.
Plate and serve!
Place stir-fried noodles onto serving plate, garnish with coriander or Chinese parsley, and serve hot.