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Mee Goreng

Course Main Course
Cuisine Malaysian
Keyword Mee Goreng
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 522 kcal



  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 potato, boiled, peeled, and sliced
  • 3 pieces fried bean curd (fried firm tofu) , cut into pieces
  • 4 squid, cleaned and cut into rings
  • 1 lb yellow noodles, rinsed and drained
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup bean sprouts, rinsed and drained
  • lettuce leaves, sliced, for garnishing
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges


  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce or kecap manis
  • 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
  • sugar and salt to taste

Chili Paste:

  • 10 dried red chilies
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil
  • 1 tablespoon water


  1. In a small bowl, combine all the ingredients of the Sauce together. Set aside.

  2. Heat up a wok on high heat and add 2 tablespoons of cooking oil. Add the garlic, 3 tablespoons of Chili Paste, potatoes, bean curd and squid. Stir fry until fragrant. Add the yellow noodles and the Sauce and continue stirring. Push the noodles to the side of the wok.

  3. Add the remaining 1/2 tablespoon cooking oil and crack the eggs on top of the oil. Scramble the eggs and mix in with the noodles. Add the bean sprouts and quick stir for about 1 minute. Dish out and garnish with sliced lettuce leaves and lime wedges. Squeeze some lime juice all over the noodles before serving.

Chili Paste:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in Chili Paste and blend well using a food processor.

  2. Heat a wok and add "tumis" or stir fry the Chili Paste until the oil separates from chili. Set aside.

Recipe Notes

Indian Mee Goreng is Malaysian dish. Created by Mamak (Indian-Muslim in Malaysia), this version cannot be found in India.

Nutrition Facts
Mee Goreng
Amount Per Serving (4 people)
Calories 522 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 84mg28%
Sodium 652mg28%
Potassium 619mg18%
Carbohydrates 101g34%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 21g42%
Vitamin A 200IU4%
Vitamin C 13.8mg17%
Calcium 60mg6%
Iron 4.1mg23%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.