Sarawak Mee Belacan -Vermicelli Recipe

Sarawak Mee Belacan -Vermicelli

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1 pkt vermicelli-(mee hoon)-soaked
300gm prawns
1 large preserved alkaline soaked squid-sliced
3 tbsp chopped onions
1 tbsp chopped garlic
1 tbsp chopped red chilly
2 tbsp dried prawn floss
2 tbsp belacan granules or prawn paste
1 tbsp anchovies powder or floss
1 tbsp chilly paste
2 tbsp tamarind paste.
6 cups water
3 tbsp fish sauce
1 tbsp brown sugar
salt to taste

3 eggs-make into  3 thin omelets-shredded
1 cucumber-shredded

How to make Sarawak Mee Belacan -Vermicelli

1. Saute the chopped ingredients in 4 tbsp oil till aroma. Add water .
2. Peel the prawns and throw the shells into the water and let boil for 1/2 hour. Add tamarind, fish sauce, sugar and the rest of ingredients except squids. Let it boil for 10 mins. Strain  into a clean pot or bowl.
3. Blanch the sliced squids in boiling stock for 1/2 mins .
4 Blanch the prawns in the stock for 1/2 mins too.
5. Blanch the mee hoon in boiling water to soften.
6. In a serving bowl, Add a handful of noodle , Arrange omelet,prawns, squids and cucumber on top pf noodle.Then pour hot stock over it. Serve hot.

Question from the Chef

“what do you think of this noodle soup ?”

  • chynnagal
    chynnagal says

    This brings back childhood memories for me :-)

  • marianne49
    marianne49 says

    well this mee belacan is only found in Sarawak country. It very famous here in Kuching. of coz when we cook , we add in the extra , like the omelet which you dont find that in the hawker recipe, hahaha:P

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