Malaysian style fried mee hoon (rice vermicelli)

Main Dish
3 servings
20 min
25 min
Very Easy
Delivers exactly the requisite flavors.


Number of serving: 3
2 slabs of mee hoon (soften with hot water and then in cold water)

3 tbsp dried shrimps (prawns - soaked in water for 10 minutes and drained)

5 garlic (chopped)

2 red chilies (sliced thinly, with or without the seeds)

2 stalks of coriander leaves (shredded/sliced)

2 stalks of spring onions (shredded/sliced)

1/4 cabbage (shredded)

4 tbsp of oil

Salt for taste (use sparingly)

Lime (as needed)


  • Heat oil and fry dried shrimps tills crispy and crunchy.
  • Add garlic and continue to fry for another 1 min.
  • Put in mee hoon and cabbage.
  • Stir and combine in.
  • Then goes in all the other ingredients (chilies, coriander leaves, spring onion and salt)
  • Stir again (another 1-2 mins) and remove from heat.
  • Serve with lime wedges.


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