Noodle Stir Fry. Unleash Your Inner Chinese.
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Serves: 4-6
  • 400g of noodles(Egg noodles, Indomie or rice noodles works)
  • 1lb of shrimp(peeled and deveined). You may use chicken, pork, or beef
  • 2tbsps of coconut or peanut oil. any other oil works
  • ½tbsp sesame seed oil(optional)
  • ½tsp of vegetable oil or butter
  • I medium onion(sliced)
  • 2 stalks of green onion(chopped)(optional)
  • ½-1cup of mixed vegetables(carrots and peas)
  • 2 grated garlic cloves
  • 11/2 inch freshly grated ginger
  • 31/2 tbsps. of soy sauce
  • 1-2tbsps of fish sauce(Oyster sauce works great)(You may leave it out if you do not have any)
  • 1 crushed habanero pepper or ata-rodo
  • a handful of chopped basil or scent leaves
  • ½-1tbsp of sesame seeds(optional)
  • ½tsp of coriander(optional)
  • 1tsp of thyme
  • 1tsp of black pepper
  • 1tsp white pepper
  • salt to taste
  1. peel and devein the shrimp; leaving the tail on. Mix with half a tbsp. of the soy sauce and set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to boil. Add a pinch of salt and a1/2 a tsp of oil or butter to the boiling water. Pour in the noodles and cook for about 2-3minutes and drain(you may follow the package directions of any noodle you use). Spread the noodles on a tray to prevent it from being sticky.
  3. In a wok or a large frying pan, heat up the coconut oil, add the onions and sauté until translucent. Add the garlic and ginger. Sauté until fragrant. Add the mixed vegetables, the habanero pepper, black pepper, white pepper, thyme and coriander. Stir fry for about a minute; then add the shrimp and stir fry until the shrimp has turned slightly pink. Mix in the soy sauce and fish sauce; then add the noodles. Stir fry and mix well. Season with salt to taste. Add the green onion, basil, sesame oil and sesame seeds and stir well; then set aside and serve
Please be careful when seasoning with salt as the fish sauce could be salty
Recipe by Nigerian Lazy Chef at