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Hakka Mee aka Hakka Noodles

This is yet another one dish meal, Hakka Mee/Hakka Noodles. These noodles are quite similar to Won Ton Noodles, except that they  have less lye water and the noodles are a bit flat and thicker.  They're served with bean sprouts with a generous serving of minced meat sauce.

the noodles, ........... need to loosen them up before cooking

serve with chilli sauce topped with chopped garlic ..... that will do the trick ..... yummy!

Recipe for Hakka Mee aka Hakka Noodles

180 gm Minced Pork
60 gm Garlic  -  chopped
200 gm Bean Sprouts
4 dried Chinese mushrooms - soaked and diced
3/4 cup water
1 Tsp cornflour + 3 Tbsp of water
3 servings of Hakka noodles
Oil for frying.
Garnishing  -  Chopped spring onions

Seasoning for minced pork
1/2 Tsp Salt
1  Tsp sugar
1  Tbsp  Fish sauce
1  Tsp dark soya sauce
A dash of pepper

Saute the chopped garlic with 1 Tbsp oil, fry till fragrant
Add in the seasoned minced pork, diced mushrooms, stir-fry
Add in the water, simmer
Once the meat is cooked, thicken the gravy
with the cornflour mixture, set aside
In a pot of boiling water, blanch the bean sprouts
dish out, drain, set aside
Bring the water to the boil again
loosen the noodles, add into the boiling water
stirring all the time for about 2 minutes
Dish out in strainer, rinse under running water
return to the boiling water, keep stirring
noodles are cooked once they are translucent
Transfer the noodles onto a serving plate
Add in 1 Tbsp of fish sauce, some bean sprouts, mix well
Top up with a generous serving of minced meat and mushrooms
Garnish with chopped spring onions
Add a dash of pepper
Serve with chilli sauce and chopped garlic


  1. Your Hakka Noodles look so good.
    We always have different kinds of noodles for lunch as it's quick and easy to cook. ^0^

  2. This looks great. This is another comfort food. This is a dish I would eat after a hard day's work. So, is Hakka noodles also egg noodles? Are they similar to ramen too?

  3. Wonderful noodle dish! Cannot get enough of these noodles.

  4. Christine
    Thanks. Noodles for me anytime, quick job!

    It is egg noodles, but the texture is a bit different from won ton noodles. Not so sure whether it's similar to ramen.

    Cajun Chef Ryan
    Noodles are easy and quick to cook, one dish meal.

  5. Your dish looks fantastic and delicious. One dish meals are my favorite.

  6. Looks great and yummy! I love the name - Hakka Mee! haha What is it supposed to mean?

  7. Haven't taken this for a long time. Should try it out sometime! Thanks.

  8. family loves noodles....all noodles. It's easy to cook and great for anytime. I love eating mine in front of the TV. Your Hakka noodles look very delicious. Thanks for sharing.

  9. This noodle dish looks amazing! Love it!

  10. Donna-FFW
    Have quite a no. of 1 dish meals in my blog...easy job! Thanks for dropping by.

    Tasty Eats At Home
    Will mail to you via HP Deskjet!

    Oh, a good question. Hakka is a clan from China, another name is Khek,(in Chinese means 'guest') they speak a different dialect, but they're hardworking people. In M'sia most of them, the early migrants,I mean, work in tin mines and some of them branch out to set up Chinese medical shops. This is one of their dish. Some of their signature dishes are Hakka Yong Tau Fu (Stuffed tofu) and mui choy kow yoke (preserved vegetable with pork slices).

    My Little Space
    Ya, there are quite a no. of eateries in Ipoh, famous for this hawker food.

    Ya, easy to eat in front of the TV, no bones, just chew and swallow only!

    Yes, it's one of my children's favourites. Thanks for dropping by.

  11. YUM! I wish I can have of that now instead of my congee. I need soft soft noodles.

  12. Can only get egg noodles here. It's a delicious dish, always have it whenever I am in Ipoh

  13. The Mee dish looks wonderful! Light, flavourful and healthy!

  14. penny
    Yup, these noodles are flavourful.

    Rotterdam ICON
    You can substitute with your egg noodles, but make the mince meat and mushroom sauce. Of course, I understand, you Hakka lady!

    Yup, the dish is light and nutritious too.

  15. Hi, I was looking for a simple Hakka mee recipe and came across your blog. Enjoyed many of your simple preparation. Thanks for posting these cooking ideas.


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