Homemade Mee Bakso

Beef
Mains
Noodles

Easy Level:

Servings:

4

Rainy days call for comforting noodle recipes and this Homemade Mee Bakso has got to be our next favourite cold-weather meal.

We made this popular Indonesian street food from scratch! Juicy, homemade meatballs, MSG-free beef broth packed with umami flavour, a mix of yellow and rice noodles — it’s time to warm yourselves up with this freshly-made bowl of Indonesian meatball noodle soup.

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Ingredients

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US / Metric
0.00
g
g
ground Beef
0.00
g
g
ground Beef
0.00
Egg white
0.00
Egg white
0.00
Beef stock cube
0.00
Beef stock cube
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tapioca flour
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
Tapioca flour
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Shallot
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Shallot
0.00
tsp
tsp
Baking powder
0.00
tsp
tsp
Baking powder
0.00
cubes
cubes
Ice (To slow down cooking process)
0.00
cubes
cubes
Ice (To slow down cooking process)
0.00
kg
kg
Beef bones
0.00
kg
kg
Beef bones
0.00
g
g
Ginger
0.00
g
g
Ginger
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Garlic
0.00
tbsp
tbsp
fried Garlic
0.00
Cloves
0.00
Cloves
0.00
g
g
White peppercorns
0.00
g
g
White peppercorns
0.00
stick
stick
Cinnamon
0.00
stick
stick
Cinnamon
0.00
stalks
stalks
Spring onion
0.00
stalks
stalks
Spring onion

Noodle to serve

Bok Choy
Bok Choy
Kecap Manis
Kecap Manis
0.00
g
g
Yellow noodle
0.00
g
g
Yellow noodle
0.00
g
g
Rice noodle
0.00
g
g
Rice noodle

Steps

1

To make Beef stock, blanch beef bones in water, bring to a boil till scum appears. Remove and wash beef bones till clean
To make Beef stock, blanch beef bones in water, bring to a boil till scum appears. Remove and wash beef bones till clean
Mark as completed

2

In a stockpot, pour in 4.5 liters of water or just enough water to submerge the beef bones and transfer back the beef bones inside
In a stockpot, pour in 4.5 liters of water or just enough water to submerge the beef bones and transfer back the beef bones inside
Mark as completed

3

Add ginger, spring onion, sauteed garlic, cinnamon, cloves and peppercorn, simmer for 2 hours
Add ginger, spring onion, sauteed garlic, cinnamon, cloves and peppercorn, simmer for 2 hours
Mark as completed

4

To make beef balls, blend or mix ground beef with egg white, beef stock cube, tapioca flour, fried garlic, fried shallot, baking powder and crushed ice
To make beef balls, blend or mix ground beef with egg white, beef stock cube, tapioca flour, fried garlic, fried shallot, baking powder and crushed ice
Mark as completed

5

Squeeze the paste in your fists and use a spoon to scope and transfer to a bowl of boiled water.
Squeeze the paste in your fists and use a spoon to scope and transfer to a bowl of boiled water.
Mark as completed

6

Strain stock and keep liquid
Strain stock and keep liquid
Mark as completed

7

Cook beef balls in stock
Cook beef balls in stock
Mark as completed

8

Set 4 bowls with preferred choice of noodle
Set 4 bowls with preferred choice of noodle
Mark as completed

9

Blanch bok choy in beef stock, set on noodle at the side
Blanch bok choy in beef stock, set on noodle at the side
Mark as completed

10

Pour boiling stock and beef balls onto noodles
Pour boiling stock and beef balls onto noodles
Mark as completed

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