Yield
4 Servings
Prep Time
60mins
Cook Time
20mins
Difficulty Level
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Although a little laborious to make, this wanton mee is worth it when you want the authentic flavours without the usual oil and grease.

Ingredients

  • 200 g fresh spinach noodles
  • 300 g chye sim, cut into 3 cm, boil for 15 secs and drain

WANTONS (makes 12)

  • 120 g minced pork/chicken
  • 1 tsp oyster sauce
  • ¼ tsp dark soy sauce
  • ½ tsp light soy sauce
  • ½ tsp ground white pepper
  • ½ tbsp corn starch
  • 12 fresh wanton sheets
  • 1 egg, beat lightly

MUSHROOM SAUCE

  • ½ tbsp corn oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, crush
  • 6 dried Shiitake mushrooms, soak for 1 hour, remove stems, slice thinly
  • 1½ cups water
  • 1½ tbsps oyster sauce
  • 2 tsps light soy sauce
  • 1 tsp chicken seasoning powder
  • 2 tbsps corn flour stir into 2 tsps water to make a paste

SEASONING SAUCE

  • ½ tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 2 tsps oil
  • 1½ tsps sesame oil
  • 1 tsp sugar
01.

To prepare dumplings, combine pork, sauces, pepper and corn starch.

02.

Place ½ tsp of seasoned pork in the centre of 1 wanton sheet. Wet edges of the sheet with egg then fold in half, pressing down on edges to lightly seal.

03.

Bring 2 litres water to boil. Once boiling, add dumplings in batches and cook for 3 mins per batch. Drain well.

04.

To prepare mushroom sauce, heat oil in a pan over medium fire. Stir-fry garlic and mushrooms for 1 min. Add water, sauces and seasoning powder. Bring to boil and cook for 3 mins. Cover pan with lid and cook over low fire for 15 mins. Pour in corn starch mix, stirring the sauce until it thickens slightly.

05.

In a separate bowl, combine mushroom and seasoning sauce. Portion into 4 plates.

06.

Cook fresh spinach noodles in boiling water for 6 mins. Drain well and divide equally among the prepared serving plates. Toss to mix well. Serve with chye sim and wantons.

Photo: Philips

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