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Fried Egg Noodles
Bakmi Goreng
5 cups of water
1 lb. fresh egg noodles
3 Tbls. Vegetable oil
2 shallots, thin-sliced
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 cup thin-sliced boneless chicken, beef or pork
1/2 lb. shrimp, peeled, deveined and cut into 1/2-inch pieces
2 Tbls. soy sauce
2 scallions, cut into 1-inch pieces
4-5 stalks baby bok choy, leaves and young stem cut into 1-inch pieces or chopped cabbage
1 tsp. salt or to taste
1/4 tsp. white pepper or to taste
3 Tbls. sweet soy sauce
2 Tbls. deep fried shallots


Bring the water to a boil in a large pot, and add the noodles. Cook for approximately 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Drain immediately and rinse it under cold water.

Mix the noodles with 1 Tbls. of the oil, and set it aside.

Place the remaining 2 Tbls. of oil in a wok over medium-high heat and Stir-fry the crush garlic and shallots until the color becomes yellow or brown, or the aroma comes out.

Add the chicken, beef or pork and shrimp, stir-fry for approximately 2 minutes.

Add the soy sauce, scallions, baby bok choy, salt and pepper, stir fry it for another 2-3 minutes.

Add the noodles and stir it well.

Add the sweet soy sauce and mix well so that all the ingredients will be evenly distributed.

Place on a platter and sprinkle the top with deep fried shallots.

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Preparation Time: Serves: 4
Recipe Origin: Indonesia
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