Monday, January 9, 2012

Ipoh Sar Hor Fun Soup(Flat Rice Noodle in Clear Soup)

Winter is here now but this year the freezing cold temperature is not what we expected.So far no snow fall yet at my area.Lucky us!!I pray hard the weather stay like this for the whole entire winter but you never know what will happen tomorrow.
As usual, I cooked more soupy comfort warm food during this cold season.Last week ,I used all my saved shrimp shell which store in the freezer to make Ipoh Sar Hor Fun broth.I understand Ipoh Sar Hor Fun clear broth was make from prawn shell and pork ribs.That the reason the Ipoh Sar Hor Fun broth taste so outstanding delicious! Anyway ,mine is still far away from perfection compared to the hawker stalls in Malaysia.But beggar can't be choosy,right??

2 sheets hor fun(flat rice noodle) slice about 1/2 inch each,blanched with water
1 lb or more white squid,clean and sliced
1 lb medium shrimp,clean and deviened
1-2 lbs boneless chicken breast,sliced or shredded
1-2 lbs bean sprout,clean and shell removed
1-2 lbs green mustard green,washed and cut

some cut Thai's chili pepper with soy sauce on side
some fried shallot or garlic for sprinkle
handful cut scallion for garnishing

For the Broth:

2 lbs or more shrimp shell,washed
4 liter water or more
2 whole chicken leg,skin removed
300 gm rock sugar
salt to taste
ground white pepper powder
3-4 tbsp oil


1:Prepare a medium large stock pot at high heat.Add in some oil and shrimp shells,fry until it fragrant.Then add in water.When broth rolling boil add in whole chicken legs and boneless chicken breast.Reduce heat to medium and simmer the broth for another 30 minutes or longer.Remove the shrimp shells and boneless chicken breast with a sieve.Trash the shrimp shell and shredded the chicken meat,set aside in a small bowl.Add in rock sugar,ground white pepper powder and salt to taste,cook for another 10 minutes before reduce heat to low.

 2:Prepare a small stock pot with some water at high heat.Toss in a handful of cut flat noodle(hor fun),some greens and handful of bean sprout into the rolling boil water for less than 1 minute.Sieve the hor fun and vege's into a medium large bowl immediately,set aside.

3:Toss in few pieces of shrimp and squid in the small pot for 30 seconds,sieve it up into the hor fun bowl.(cook or boil the noodle and seafood ingredients individual only when you needed)Add some shredded chicken before scoop the broth into the hor fun mixture bowl.

4:Sprinkle some fried shallot or garlic and scallion on the top.Serve warm immediately with some cut chili with soy sauce on the side.


melonpan said...

that looks very tasty and delicious

Anonymous said...

Many chinese soup recipi(looks original)
which really helps when you leave out of your own country and need to start cooking for yourself.

Beachlover said...

thank you ☺

Beachlover said...

yes....furthermore we can't easily just go to hawker stall or restaurant on the street to get our favorite food..

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