Tai lok meen (hokkien noodles)

Main Dish
2 servings
18 min
35 min
Very Easy


Number of serving: 2
1 packet (500 g) of thick yellow noodles (hokkien noodles)

200 g pork meat, sliced thinly

8 prawns, deveined and sliced into half length wise

2 tablespoon sesame oil

green vegetables (of your choice), washed and cut into 1 inch pieces

pork fat, cute into cubes and deep fried

8 cloves garlic, chopped

500 ml stock (see tips below)

1 tablespoon of light soy sauce

3 tablespoon oyster sauce

3-4 tablespoon dark soy sauce (the thick kind, could add more if you want it darker)




  • Marinade the pork slices and the prawn with sesame oil, salt, pepper and a couple of pinches of sugar for 30 minutes.
  • Heat up a cup of oil in a wok and deep fry the pork fat that were cut into cubes. Once cooked, separate the oil and the lard, and keep about 3 tablespoon of the oil.
  • Briefly stir fry the pork and prawns and dish out, leave aside. Add the garlic into the wok and fry till fragrant.
  • Add the yellow noodles, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and oyster sauce. Add the pork and prawn cooked previously and add the stock.
  • Cover with the lid and allow it to boil for 5 minutes. Put in the vegetables and cook it for a while.


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