Go Back Email Link
+ servings
kl hokkein mee

KL Hokkein Mee (30-min. Recipe)

KL Hokkein Mee. Savoury thick chewy egg noodles smothered in a brown sweet and salty soy sauce accompanied with prawns, pork belly, cabbage, and gai-lan. The perfect meal for dinner or lunch.
5 from 2 votes
Print Recipe Pin Recipe
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, Chinese, malaysian, singaporean
Servings 4
Calories 1189 kcal


  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 800 grams thick egg noodles blanched and strained
  • 200 grams pork belly diced
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 15 shrimps peeled and deveined
  • 1 cup Napa cabbage thinly sliced
  • 1 cup gai lan chopped
  • ½ cup chicken stock

Hokkien mee sauce:

  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 4 tbsp kecap manis or sweet soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp sugar


  • In a bowl, whisk together the ingredients for the noodle sauce.
  • In a large pan filled with hot water, bring it to a boil. Blanch your noodles just until loosened (only 20-30 seconds) and strain immediately. Any longer and your noodles will be soggy.
    kl hokkein mee
  • To the same pan set on medium high heat, add cooking oil along with pork belly. Fry until the pork belly has released some fat and it's crispy brown.
    kl hokkein mee
  • Toss in your garlic and prawns. Fry until prawns are 75% cooked.
    kl hokkein mee
  • Next add in your cabbage and gai-lan and cook until they have wilted. Combine with the rest of the ingredients.
    kl hokkein mee
  • Add your noodles.
    kl hokkein mee
  • Pour in half cup of chicken stock to your noodles
    kl hokkein mee
  • Lower your heat and pour in the noodle sauce ingredients. Mix the sauce into the noodles and ingredients until the noodles are brown and glossy. Serve immediately and enjoy!
    kl hokkein mee

Suggest Equipment & Products

Measuring Set
Santoku Knife
Cutting Board
Enjoyed my recipe?Rate my recipe and leave a comment (be kind)! Tag me @christieathome and hashtag #christieathome so I can share it on social media!
Keyword hokkien mee, hokkien mee easy recipe, hokkien mee ingredients, hokkien mee kl, hokkien mee noodles, hokkien mee recipe, hokkien mee sauce, kl hokkien mee
Calories: 1189kcal | Carbohydrates: 168g | Protein: 39g | Fat: 39g | Saturated Fat: 13g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 262mg | Sodium: 618mg | Potassium: 727mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 972IU | Vitamin C: 15mg | Calcium: 144mg | Iron: 5mg