White bee hoon recipe (白米粉)
Recipe type: Mains
Cuisine: Chinese
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Serves: 3-4
A simple, hearty and nutritious one-dish meal.
  • 160g white bee hoon, soaked in room temperature water till soft
  • ½ packet leafy vegetables (about 3-4 stalks)
  • ½ carrot, sliced or julienned to preference
  • 4 sticks baby corn, sliced
  • 50-60g fishcake, sliced
  • 130g pork fillet, sliced thinly
  • 6 prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 8-10 fishballs (optional)
  • 2-3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 3 teaspoons oil
  • 500-600ml stock, adjust quantity according to the amount of 'gravy' you like
  • 1 egg, beaten (optional)
  • salt to taste
Marinate prawns with:
  • 1 teaspoon hua diao jiu
  • 1 teaspoon light soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon sesame oil
  • ½ teaspoon brown sugar (optional, if using white sugar, use only ¼tsp)
  • a couple dashes of ground white pepper
Marinate pork with:
  • 2 teaspoons hua diao jiu
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 3 dashes of ground black pepper
Seasoning for egg:
  • ½ teaspoon light soy sauce
  • a dash of ground white pepper
  • ½ teaspoon sesame oil
  1. Heat pot. Add 1 teaspoon of oil when pot is hot.
  2. Add ½ of the minced garlic when oil is hot. Fry till fragrant.
  3. Add pork and fry for a minute.
  4. Add prawns and fry till they just turn pink (about 80% cooked). If too dry, add about 2 tablespoons water/stock.
  5. Dish out the prawns and pork. Set aside.
  6. Add 2 teaspoons of oil and fry the remaining garlic till fragrant.
  7. Add the baby corn and carrot and fry for a minute.
  8. Add the leafy vegetables. Once vegetable starts to wilt, add in the bee hoon and the stock and bring to a rolling boil.
  9. Meanwhile, either panfry the fishcake (whole) or airfry it for 8 minutes at 180degC (no need to add oil for air frying).
  10. Once the stock has started boiling, simmer till the bee hoon is cooked through.
  11. Add the fishballs if you are including it at this point. Once they float, they are cooked.
  12. Add the beaten egg (add it in in a swirling motion around the pot). Do not stir till egg has set.
  13. Lastly return the prawns and pork to the pot.
  14. Add salt to taste.
  15. Dish and serve.
Recipe by at http://simplymommie.com/2015/04/white-bee-hoon-recipe-%e7%99%bd%e7%b1%b3%e7%b2%89.html