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Mie Jawa - Noodles with Meat and Vegies


  • 400 gm lo mein or hokkien noodles

  • 1 tbsp coconut (or vegetable) oil

  • 2 small red chillies, sliced

  • 2 large green chillies, sliced

  • 1 lemongrass stalk, finely sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 tbsp freshly grated galangal (or ginger)

  • 2-4 leeks, finely sliced

  • ½-1 cup chicken stock

  • 1 tbsp kecap manis

  • ½-1 small wonga bok (Chinese white cabbage) sliced

  • a good handful of bean shoots

  • a small handful of celery leaves

  • 1 cup shredded, poached chicken

  • fried, sliced shallots


  • 1.

    Place the noodles in a large bowl, pour very hot water over the top and soak, separating a little with tongs. Then drain well and set aside.

  • 2.

    At the same time, heat the oil in a wok or non-stick frypan and gently sauté the chillies, lemongrass, garlic and ginger.

  • 3.

    Then add the leeks, stock, kecap manis, wonga bok, bean shoots, celery leaves and chicken. Toss well to heat through.

  • 4.

    Serve with a good pinch of shallots sprinkled on top.

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