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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



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