Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Singapore Street Noodles

My husband found this recipe somewhere online and cooked it with Ben when it was Ben's turn to make supper.  Total keeper recipe!  We all love it. I've tweaked it a bit, and I've also subbed in whatever vegetables and protein I had on hand: the sauce is the important part.

I loved the street food scene in Crazy Rich Asians because I love food.  Eating Singapore Street Noodles gives me a tiny little connection to the food on screen.

To cook this recipe, do all the prep and chopping first.  Once the wok for the stir-frying part gets going, you won't have time to chop anything or untie a jump-rope or check a child's "cleaned" room or supervise screen time.  Or maybe that's just me.

Singapore Street Noodles

Cook and set aside:
16 oz. pasta or rice noodles, skinny strands preferred - toss with 1 Tbsp. sesame oil after cooking to prevent sticking

Mix and set aside:
1/2 cup oyster sauce
2 Tbsp. soy sauce
2 Tbsp. ketchup
1 Tbsp. rice vinegar
2 Tbsp. curry powder
1 tsp. sriracha, or to taste (some of us add more at the table)

Stir fry in large skillet or wok over high heat:
2 Tbsp. oil
8 oz. chopped, raw chicken breast

Add and cook for 2 minutes:
1 Tbsp. minced garlic
1 cup thinly sliced cabbage
1/2 cup julienned carrots
2 tomatoes, diced

8 oz. peeled raw shrimp

Stir and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add cooked noodles - use tongs to lift and toss and combine well for 2-3 minutes.

Turn off heat.  Add:
1/2-1 cup chopped cilantro
4-5 spring onions in 1" lengths

Notes: I don't usually use chicken.  I use more shrimp or sub tofu or mushrooms. Boneless skinless chicken breasts are super-expensive if you buy local, organic chicken; the reasonable price is a whole chicken, and I can't be bothered to skin and bone a breast for this.


Nancy @ Little Homestead In Boise said...

Looks great!

e said...

I've been on a rice bowl/noodle bowl kick lately and this looks like it would fit right in. Yummy!

Hazel said...

I'm adding that to my list of recipes to try :-)

This came up in my blog feed and didn't know whether it would interest you. Have you thought about straw bale gardening?

Margo said...

Hazel, thanks for the link. He's got a practical style I really like! At this point, all options are on the table, so thanks for this option.

Hattie said...

Singapore Street Noodles is new to me but looks delicious -- sort of a cousin of Pad Thai, which I make frequently.

Lauralli said...

I made this for supper tonight and it got all thumbs up! Thanks so much for a new delicious recipe for us!

Hattie said...

P.S. from Hattie:

Margo, since you like CRAZY RICH ASIANS, here's a movie recommendation for you: ALWAYS BE MY MAYBE, combining charming Asian Americans, an over-the-top cameo by Keanu Reeves, and lots of food. It's on Netflix.

Rain said...

My family has made this twice now. We all love it!! Thanks for sharing the recipe.

jen said...

I made this and LOVED it!
I added some chopped peanuts on the top at the end too -awesome!


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