虾面 Prawn Noodles Soup

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Do you love prawns noodles? I do!  This is my very first prawn noodles recipe that was given by my old Neighbour in Singapore.  I have cook it a few times when I have guess over my place and they love it.  Why don’t give this old recipe a try and tell me how you feel?

Serve 5

Ingredients:
500g King prawns (reserve the prawn head)
500g soft bones / pork ribs
2.2  liters water
50g dried scallops – soak in hot water till soft
50g ikan bilis – wash and drain

(A)
30g rock sugar
1 tbsp fish sauce
1/2 teaspoon sesame oil
1/2 tablespoon cooking wine
1 teaspoon dark soy sauce
1 cup water
2 Knorr ikan bilis stock cube
3/4 teaspoon pepper

(B)
200g bean sprouts
150g water convolvulus, cut into long pieces
3 fish cake, slices
500g fresh yellow noodles
150g rice vermicelli, scalded

Method:
1. Wash the pork bones, boil in hot water for few mins, remove and rinse in cold water, set aside

2. Wash and drain prawns. Remove heads (lightly smash) and keep aside

3. Heat wok and oil, stir fry the prawns head till fragrant and add 1 tablespoon light soy sauce. Set aside

  
4. Heat oil again, stir fry the ikan bilis till crispy and add 1 tablespoon light soy sauce, stir well and set aside

  
5. In a medium size pot, add in 1.2 liters of water and bring to boil and add the unshelled prawns and cook till it color changes and completely cooked, remove and leave to cool.

  
6. Add in the fried prawn heads, fried ikan bilis, dried scallops and ikan bilis cube and bring to a boil, boil for 5 mins on high heat then simmer for 1 1/2 hours on low heat

  
7. In another medium size pot add in 1 liters of water and bring to boil, add in the pork ribs and bring to a boil, boil for 5 mins on Hugh heat then simmer for 1 1/2 hours over low heat

  
8. Strain the prawn stock and pork bones stock into a big pot. Put in (A) and stir well.

To Serve:
1. Boil a saucepan of water
2. Dip a handful of bean sprout, water convolvulus, noodles and rice vermicelli on the boiling water, using a wire mesh ladle, drain and place in a deep bowl.
3. Add boiling soup and top with a few piece of pork ribs, slice fish cake and prawns
4. Garnish with crispy shallots, slice fresh cut chilI and soy sauce 

  

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