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Johor Bahru

Johor Bahru is the state capital of the state of Johor and the second largest metropolitan area in Malaysia. Most tourists don't stop here and just pass through the city on their way to or out of Singapore. JB is a major local transportation hub however. Since it is just across the causeway from Singapore, some travellers use it as a hub to visit Singapore from here (lower accommodation prices) or to board the train, bus or airplane.

Perhentian Islands

The Perhentian Islands (Pulau Perhentian in Bahasa Malaysia) lie approximately 10 nautical miles (19 km) offshore the coast of northeastern Malaysia in the state of Terengganu, approximately 40 miles (64 km) south of the Thai border. The two main islands are Perhentian Besar (“Big Perhentian”) and Perhentian Kecil (“Small Perhentian”). Popular for it’s beaches, snorkeling and driving. Like a real postcard.

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Char Kway Teow

main dish, noodle dish | Chinese
Char Kway Teow, Fried kway teow
Fried kway teow
Popular pan fried noodle dish with egg, vegetables, chinese sausages and cockles
also known as:
Fried Kway Teow, Char Kueh Tiao , Kuetiau Goreng

Chinese fried noodles dish using kechap manis (thick sweet soya sauce). 2 types of noodles are usually used egg and white rice noodles.



ingedients:
egg and rice noodles, kechup manis, chilli sauce, bean sprouts, chinese sausage, cockles

What's good?
Fresh cockles, slight charred

What's not good?
Bad shellfish

Where to find?
most hawker centres

Char Kway Teow on Wikipedia:

Char kway teow, literally "fried flat noodles", is a popular noodle dish in Malaysia and Singapore. The dish is made from flat rice noodles of width approximately 1 cm or slightly narrower, stir fried over very high heat with light and dark soy sauce, chilli, prawns, cockles, egg, bean sprouts and Chinese chives.

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Char Kway Teow, Fried kway teow
Fried kway teow






related entries:


Cantonese Yee Mee

crispy noodles with an egg-based sauce, meat, squid, prawns and veggies

Fried Mee Hun

fried thin noodles with vegetables, shrimp and meat

Pan Mee

Hokkien-style egg noodle soup and one of the few Chinese dishes that are served with Sambal Belacan

Wantan Mee

mee noodles with wantan (dumplings with minced meat)

Maggie Goreng

common low-budget Mamak meal of fried Maggie noodles with vegetables

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