Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Dry Chicken Curry Noodles 乾咖喱雞麵 - "Malaysian Monday 40"

I have mentioned how much I adore chicken curry and it was on our menu yet again. The leftover was turned into another one of my childhood favourites. You can easily replace the Hokkien noodles with your choice of noodles. Please check out my Malaysian chicken curry mee (mee = noodles) if you prefer something with a broth. For those who are not familiar with the caramel sauce that I use so often in many of my recipes, I have attached a photo and descriptions below and I hope that is useful to you.

recipe per serve
you'll need;
left over Malaysian chicken curry, reheated
half a packet of Hokkien noodles, loosen or dried egg noodles
a handful of bean sprouts
1 spring onion, chopped
chopped bird chillies to serve
fried shallots to serve

for the dressing;
1.5 tbs of shallot oilgarlic oil or chicken oil
1 .5 tbs of light soy
1.5 tbs of caramel sauce (pictured below)
1 tbs of oyster sauce
1 tsp of castor sugar
dash of white pepper

This is my preferred brand for caramel sauce - Cheong Chan brand thick caramel sauce (祥珍生晒油). Available at all good Asian grocers.

Prepare the dressing.

Cook noodles for a minute then add in the bean sprouts and drain immediately.

Mix noodles with the prepared dressing.

Pour the chicken curry over and garnish with spring onions, fried shallots and and cut chillies. 

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  1. My dear Tummy..nampak kuah kari diatas mee tu membuatkan air liur makcik meleleh :)Makcik pun suka kari tapi jarang masak.Minta je sikit boleh?:)

  2. I love chicken curry too :) I recently noticed that sauce has gone from glass bottle to plastic. Still not sure if that's a good thing or not.

  3. I still havent tried curry with noodles. How lame am I? :) This looks so good!

  4. Wow, this looks very yummy and also a good way to use up leftovers.

  5. Is there any left? This looks like comfort food to me! I could dive into that right now! I'll have to look for hokkien noodles they look yummy! The large Asian grocer by my husband's shop has aisles of noodles and a row in the cooler!

  6. my mouth's watering! off to get the ingredients in order to prepare that delicious dish!

    have a lovely weekend,
    and don't be a stranger!lol

    betty xx

  7. i loved dry curry chicken noodles this way but my hubby dislike his noodles to mix with the sauce and all sighhh

  8. This looks fab! Just wondering if I can use ABC Kecap Manis instead of caramel sauce. Do you think they taste the same? Thanks! Keep up the great work!

  9. Dry curry and noodle is a good combo, always a favourite!
    Can I join you? :-)

  10. Never had a taste of Malaysian food before.Now that I saw this blog, I guess I need to find a Malaysian Restaurant....

  11. dry curry noodles is yummy. I like it with hor fun / kuey teow / flat noodles.

  12. exquisito plato muy lindo y contundente,me encanta ,exquisito dresing,cariños y abrazos.

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