Saturday, October 06, 2007

Mee Rebus

The last time I made this was in 1993 when a huge group of Church friends came for our Chinese New Year open house. All I have to do is prepared the 'kuah' or gravy and the rest is just garnishes. I cooked this again a few days ago for my good friend Tina who drop by for a visit for a few days. Been a long while since I made this and I am so glad it turn out really well. I will definitely cook this again and this time I will make some cucur udang to go with it.

To blend and set aside

10 red chillies
2 cm turmeric
3 cloves garlic
5 shallots
2 candle nuts (buah keras)
1 handful of dried shrimp (soak)
1 tbsp of curry powder

Other ingredients :

3 medium size sweet potatoes (steam and mash)
5 cups of beef or chicken stock
Salt to taste
Sugar to taste
1 pound of yellow noodles - blanch with boiling water


3 hard boiled eggs - sliced
20 medium size prawns - shell and devein and blanch
1 cucumber - julienned
1 jicama (sengkuang) - julienned
2 cups of beansprouts
fried shallots
cut chillies
cut limes

1) Heat oil and fry the blended ingredients until fragrant. Put in stock and sweet potatoes. Bring to boil and simmer for 10 min.
2) Add in seasoning and bring to boil again. Serve warm.

To serve :

Put noodles and beansprout in a dish. Pour hot gravy over and garnish with eggs, cucumber, jicama, prawns, fried shallots and chillies.

Note : This is a healthier version of Mee rebus as I used chicken stock. You can also use santan for this. If you want a thicker gravy used more sweet potatoes or just add some corn starch solution to the gravy.


Cat Cat said...

Wah Gert, dah lama I tak makan mee rebus... Looks like simple and easy enough for me to make, but who else will make for me..??? Huhuhuhu.

Zue Murphy said...

Gert, your mee rebus looks great! I imagine the mee rebus to be more soupy.But your version is so much better.

choy said...

Lau pan liang, mee rebus satu tambah taugeh oh. Alan asked me why aunty Gert always got good stuff? :)

beachlover said...

Gert..another good recipe for me to try.I dunno why I never order mee rebus at Malaysia restaurant,maybe there is so much food to choose so I just overlook in the menu.Now I can make myself.Thanks for sharing:)

I Cook4Fun said...

Cat, what to do. Kalau nak makan kena masak sendiri :)

Zue, this mee rebus is more of the mamak version with thick gravy.

Choy, bila nak datang my house so I can cook for you :)

Beachlover, when I am in Malaysia restaurant I won't order this either because I will want my CKT or Nasi Lemak :) :)

The Cooking Ninja said...

mmm....yummy. Haven't had mee rebus for more than a year. I haven't tried making it myself ... the list of ingredients scares me a bit. Although watching my friend's mom cooked it, it looked pretty simple.

aiyah nonya said...

I just had this last week.
Yours look nicer. All those prawns...yum yum

Lil' Ms Pinky said...

Did you hear that?

Oppss sorry it was my stomach!

I Cook4Fun said...

Ninja, actually is really simple to prepare this.

Nonya, I think cucur udang will be better for this dish but I am too lazy to fry some.

Pinky, ha haa...

Frankensteina said...


I don't remember the last time I eat mee rebus.

Must have one this evening for buka puasa :)

I Cook4Fun said...

Frankensteina, thanks for stopping by.

PrincessJournals said...

i cant remember the last time i had mee rebus. some places in kl do sell them but they dont taste tht nice. i prefer home made ones like urs. ;)

I Cook4Fun said...

PJ, I trade with you. I take your Mee soto and I give you my mee rebus. Ok tak??

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