Bakmi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Noodles)

Serves     4


1 pkg egg noodles (boil in water for 2 minutes) 5 T vegetable oil
2 T chopped garlic
1 leek stalk, chopped
Cabbage, shredded
Bean sprouts
3 T onion, thickly sliced
1 tomato, diced
1 T red chili paste
4 t soy sauce4 T Kecap Manis (Sweet Soy Sauce – Substitute: Combine equal parts soy sauce and either brown sugar or molasses, and simmer until sugar is dissolved)
4 T water
4 scrambled eggs
Salt to taste
dash of white pepper
Fried shallots for garnish


Ready in 25 minutes

Boil the egg noodles for two minutes. Drain and set aside. Heat the vegetable oil over a med-­‐high heat until the oil looks like it is hot and ready. Add garlic and sauté until the garlic is golden brown. Then add red chili paste, soy sauce, Kecap Manis, water, a dash of white pepper, and add the rest of the ingredients: noodles, vegetables, and scrambled eggs.

Sauté well until all ingredients are mixed well. Add more water if the noodles look dry. Noodles should not be looking too dry. Serve hot with fried shallots as garnish.


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