Little Bowl Fins aka 碗仔翅 Recipe

Little Bowl Fins aka 碗仔翅


  • 1 packet or 40g Glass Noodles, soaked to soften
  • 1/2 Chicken Breast or Drumstick, more if you like
  • 8 Dried Chinese Mushroom, soaked to soften
  • 4 Crabsticks, shredded
  • 2 Egg Whites
  • 750ml Chicken Broth
  • Cornflour Mixture (Thickener)


  • 1 teaspoon Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Salt
  • 1 teaspoon Light Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon Chinese Cooking Wine
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oyster Sauce
  • 1 teaspoon Sesame Seed Oil

How to make Little Bowl Fins aka 碗仔翅

  1. Drain glass noodle, cut them into 2 inch length and set aside.
  2. Drain mushroom, slice thinly and set aside
  3. Boil chicken till cook, retain water to be used together with broth.
  4. Shred chicken and set aside.
  5. Add mushroom to the broth and bring to a boil.
  6. Add in seasonings.
  7. When it begin to simmer, add in chicken, 8. crabstick and glass noodles.
  8. Gradually add in thickener, when the soup begins to boil.
  9. Stir in egg whites slowly.
  10. Serve with pepper and vinegar.
  • grzegorzk
    grzegorzk says

    Perfecto :) Waitng for more soup recipes ; )

  • wokkingmum
    wokkingmum says

    Thanks! ;)

  • wiffy
    wiffy says

    hi what is glass noodles and where you buy it? not real shark' fins right (coz I dun eat real fins hee).. Btw I am a big fan of your recipes thanks for sharing :)

  • wokkingmum
    wokkingmum says

    Hi Wiffy! Glass noodles is also called mung bean noodles or cellophane noodles . The Chinese call it Tang Hoon 冬粉. Not shark's fin. ;) It's made from some starch. Thanks! It's my pleasure. :D

  • wiffy
    wiffy says

    thanks for your reply! Hee I know what 冬粉 is! your version looks yummy, will try it out someday ;p

  • KamanKaman
    KamanKaman says

    One of my FAV childhood foods! Thank you for the recipe. looks amazing

  • Noodles
    Noodles says

    Glass noodles is a clever substitute for shark fins. I tried this recipe today. It is yummy. Thank you for sharing.

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