Monday, January 4, 2010

Fried Koay Teow | Penang Food World

The most popular food among the locals. This dish uses flat rice noodles of roughly 1 cm in width. The noodle are fried in an iron cast wok over very high heat. The wok is preheated for few seconds overs strong fire. Oil is added into the wok followed by a small amount of minced garlic and fresh prawns. The prawns are fried until semi-cooked. Noodles are added, followed by a clash of seasoned soy sauce, bean sprouts, eggs and chives. Finally, cockles added as it is usually eaten medium cooked. Perfect fried koay teow, should neither be too wet or too dry. Best eaten immediately when served. A basic plate should cost between RM3.50 to RM4.50 and the spiciness depends on the amount of chili paste. This may not be a halal dish as some vendors use lard.

Where You Can Eat: Fried Koay Teow
Lebuh China : Hock Leong Yen Cafe
Jln. Macalister: Kafe Heng Huat
Jln. Penang: Ho Ping Cafe
Pulau Tikus: P. Tikus Night Market
Dato Keramat: Kafe Khoon Hiang
Tanjung Tokong: Restoran Tanjung 328
Batu Feringgi: Gerai Makanan & Minuman Long Beach

*Source:Penang Food Trail

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