Fried Noodle la JavanaiseThis dish comes from Java, one of the major islands in Indonesia. What makes it different from other noodle dishes is the sweet soy sauce that produces a fragrant aroma, tingling the senses.
Ingredients: 3.5 ounces instant noodles (egg noodles) 3.5 ounces cabbage, sliced 3.5 ounces chicken fillet, cut, small size 6 big red chilies, sliced 2 medium carrots, cut into small julienne 1 shallot, sliced 1.75 fluid ounces water 3 tablespoons cooking oil 3 tablespoons kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce available at Woodman’s!) 1 teaspoon tamarind, soaked with water 1/2 onion, ground 3 cloves garlic, ground 1/2 teaspoon pepper Salt to taste
Method: Boil instant noodles according to package instructions, drain. Heat oil and stir ground ingredients in a large saucepan over medium heat for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant. Add chicken and cook until color change. Add shallot, chilies, carrot, cabbage, kecap manis and tamarind water. Cook for 3 minutes.