Wat Tan Hor (Cantonese Fried Noodles with Silky Egg Sauce) a.k.a. "kong foo chow" is a must-try! Can be easily prepared at home. | MalaysianChineseKitchen.com

Wat Tan Hor (Cantonese Fried Noodles with Silky Egg Sauce)

Wat Tan Hor (Cantonese Fried Noodles with Silky Egg Sauce) a.k.a. "kong foo chow" is a must-try! Can be easily prepared at home.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Course: Noodles
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4
Calories: 518kcal
Author: Linda Ooi

INGREDIENTS

  • 2 lbs fresh koay teow (fresh flat-cut rice noodles) (900g)
  • 5 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 8 oz sugar snap peas (stringed) (225g)
  • 6 oz bean sprouts (trimmed)
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ lb shrimps (peeled and deveined) (225g)
  • ¼ tsp ground pepper
  • cups chicken stock or water (840ml)
  • Salt to taste
  • 2 tbsp corn starch mixed with ½ cup (120ml) water
  • 1 egg (lightly beaten)

INSTRUCTIONS

  • Remove koay teow (flat cut rice noodles) from packaging and place on a microwave safe dish. Microwave on high for 5 minutes. Remove from microwave and loosened up noodles. Set aside.
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  • Heat 2 tablespoons vegetable oil in a wok or large fry pan. Fry noodles until slightly crisp, about 4 to 5 minutes. Remove and divide noodles onto 4 plates. Set aside.
  • Add 1 tablespoon vegetable oil to the same wok or large fry pan. Stir fry sugar snap peas for 2 minutes. Remove and set aside. Then, add bean sprouts. Stir fry for 20 seconds. Remove and divide beans sprouts over each of the 4 plates of fried noodles.
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  • Add remaining 2 tablespoons of vegetable oil to the wok or large fry pan. Sauté garlic for about 30 seconds. Add shrimps and ground pepper. Stir fry for 2 to 3 minutes. Add chicken stock and bring to a boil. Season with salt.
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  • Add corn starch mixture. When stock comes back up to a boil, return sugar snap peas to the wok. Then stir in the beaten egg and immediately turn off stove.
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  • Pour sauce over noodles.
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  • Serve with pickled green chilies or cut red chilies in soy sauce.

NUTRITION

Calories: 518kcal
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