Indonesian-style Fried Noodles
Recipe type: Noodles
Cuisine: Indonesian
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Serves: 8
  • 30 oz. pre-boiled udon noodles or any other type of Asian noodles
  • 2 tbsp. of cooking oil
  • 5 cloves garlic, mashed or crushed or 1 tsp. of garlic powder
  • ½ cup of shallots or regular onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. of turmeric
  • 1 cup carrots, julienne slice or use sliced cabbage
  • ¼ cup of Indonesian kecap manis aka sweet soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp. of soya sauce
  • 3 tbsp. of nasi goreng paste or chili paste
  • 1 lb. medium firm tofu, sliced and fried
  • 6 eggs, fried omelette-style, thinly sliced
  • 1 lb. of bean spouts
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh Thai basil, cilantro or green onions for garnish
  1. Using a wok or a large frying pan, heat the vegetable oil over medium-high heat.
  2. Fry the garlic and onions until fragrant. Add the turmeric and stir-fry for a minute.
  3. Add the carrots and cook until crisp and tender.
  4. Toss the noodles into the pan coating with mixture. Add the sweet sauce, soya sauce and nasi goreng paste. Toss thoroughly and cook for 3 to 5 minutes.
  5. Add the bean sprouts, eggs, and tofu. Cook for a few minutes while tossing the ingredients until they are well-combined.
  6. Garnish and serve immediately.
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