Longevity Noodles

Chinese New Year
Noodles

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Servings:

4 pax

2020 has been a hell of a roller coaster ride for everybody. Let’s welcome 2021 with this plate of Longevity Noodle, wishing everybody a happy and healthy year ahead! Most importantly, a long life surrounded by your loved ones. Long life noodles, also known as “yi mien”, is a symbol of longevity. Traditionally, we have it during birthdays or chinese celebrations 🙂
Ps: It is a pantang to not cut this noodles, take note!
Superstition or not, you can share this hearty plate of noodles with your loved ones and try your luck at slurping to immortality!

Ingredients

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long life noodles (mee sua)
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long life noodles (mee sua)
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pork belly (sliced into strips)
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pork belly (sliced into strips)
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eggs
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eggs
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dried
dried
chinese mushrooms (rehydrated)
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dried
dried
chinese mushrooms (rehydrated)
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shallots
shallots
(sliced)
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shallots
shallots
(sliced)
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cloves
cloves
garlic (minced)
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cloves
cloves
garlic (minced)
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tbsp
tbsp
light soy sauce
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tbsp
tbsp
light soy sauce
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tsp
tsp
white pepper powder
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tsp
white pepper powder
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tsp
tsp
chicken powder
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tsp
tsp
chicken powder
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tsp
tsp
sesame oil
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tsp
tsp
sesame oil
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g
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chives
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chives

Steps

1

In a pot of boiling water, blanch long life noodles for 2-3 minutes until cooked. Drain and set aside.
In a pot of boiling water, blanch long life noodles for 2-3 minutes until cooked. Drain and set aside.
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2

In a pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp of oil, add in pork belly strips and stir fry until light brown. Drain pork belly and set aside. Set aside oil as well.
In a pan over medium heat, add 2 tbsp of oil, add in pork belly strips and stir fry until light brown. Drain pork belly and set aside. Set aside oil as well.
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3

In a bowl crack 3 eggs, season with salt and pepper to taste and mix evenly.
In a bowl crack 3 eggs, season with salt and pepper to taste and mix evenly.
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4

In the same pan, add 1 tbsp of cooking oil, on medium high heat stir fry eggs until cooked and set aside.
In the same pan, add 1 tbsp of cooking oil, on medium high heat stir fry eggs until cooked and set aside.
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5

Add oil that was used to fry pork into the pan, add in shallots and garlic and stir fry until fragrant.
Add oil that was used to fry pork into the pan, add in shallots and garlic and stir fry until fragrant.
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6

Add in dried mushrooms and stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Add in pork belly and eggs and continue to stir fry.
Add in dried mushrooms and stir fry for 1-2 minutes. Add in pork belly and eggs and continue to stir fry.
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7

Add in long life noodles, light soy sauce, white pepper powder, chicken powder and sesame oil and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
Add in long life noodles, light soy sauce, white pepper powder, chicken powder and sesame oil and stir fry for 1-2 minutes.
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8

Just before serving, add in chives and stir fry slightly and serve.
Just before serving, add in chives and stir fry slightly and serve.
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