Heng Hua Lor Mee – 兴化卤面 | Putian

Heng Hua or Xing Hua Lor Mee originated from Putian in Fujian Province in China. Just like the Chinese culture, the taste of Heng Hua Lor Mee is rich with so much depth!

Don’t be fooled by its simplicity, this Heng Hua Lor Mee recipe is so flavourful with infused umami flavours from the clams. So sweet and delicious!

This dish is truly the embodiment of SIMPLE & DELICIOUS. So give it a try and let us know what you think.

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  • Servings: 2 - 3pax

  • Time: 1 hour

  • Skill: Easy

Ingredients:

  1. 3 tbsp Cooking Oil

  2. 100g Pork Belly (sliced into strips)

  3. 4 Shallots (sliced)

  4. 4 Dried Scallops (rehydrated)

  5. 10g Dried Shrimps (rehydrated)

  6. 4 Dried Mushrooms (rehydrated and sliced)

  7. 100g Chinese Cabbage (cut into small pieces)

  8. 600ml Chicken Stock (store bought)

  9. 600ml Water

  10. 20 pieces Clams

  11. 8 pieces Prawns

  12. 2 pieces Dried Chinese Noodles, approx. 240g

  13. 3 tbsp Hua Tiao Wine

  14. 2 tsp Sesame Oil

  15. Salt and White Pepper to taste

  16. 100g Cai Xin

  17. Corn Starch Solution (optional)

Steps:

  1. In a pan over medium heat, add 3 tbsp cooking oil, add pork belly, shallots, dried scallops, dried shrimps and dried mushrooms. Stir fry all the ingredients until fragrant.

  2. Add in chinese cabbage and continue to stir fry.

  3. Add in chicken stock, bring to boil, cover and simmer on low heat for 8 - 10 minutes.Add in dried chinese noodles, clams, prawns, and mix well.

  4. Add in hua tiao wine, sesame oil salt and pepper to taste. Cover and let it braise for 2 – 3 mins. Add in cai xin, mix well and let it cook for a minute to desired soup consistency.

  5. Serve immediately.