Celebrate Chinese New Year Reunion Dinner at home in style this year with this impressive and delicious noodle dish.
Go big this New Year 2022 with prosperous lobster. When it is cooked, it turns a bright and vibrant red colour, the perfect colour to celebrate the auspicious new year.
Ramp up the Ong and the Huat this year with this prosperous symbol of strength and protection.
CNY Lobster Noodles Recipe
6 halves Indian Ocean lobsters
1⁄2 cup all-purpose flour
2 tsp corn flour
2 tsp pepper
11⁄2 tsp sea salt
3 tbsp cooking oil
2 shallots, sliced
Cooking oil (for deep-frying)
2 tbsp shallot oil
1⁄2 cup chopped garlic
6 slices young ginger
1 tsp sesame oil
2 tbsp Cooking wine (omit for halal version)
7 bowls chicken stock
1 tbsp corn starch mixed with 2 tbsp water
6 stalks scallion, cut into 2-inch strips
2 tsp ground pepper
1⁄2 tbsp fish sauce
Marinated minced chicken
1⁄2 tbsp light soya sauce
2 tsp white pepper powder
2 tbsp oyster sauce
1 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp shallot oil
6 servings egg noodles
6 large pieces Chinese lettuce
Big red chilli
1-Wash lobsters, cut into halves and crack pincers.
2-Pat dry and coat with flour, corn flour, pepper and sea salt mix.
3-Heat the wok and add 3 tbsp cooking oil over moderate fire.
4-Add sliced shallots and lightly fry until brown.
5-Strain the oil and set aside as shallot oil.
6-Fill wok with at least 3 cups of cooking oil and heat until about 180 deg C.
7-Once oil is very hot, add lobsters. Deep-fry for about two minutes until the meat is almost cooked.
8-Strain the lobsters and put aside.
Make Minced Chicken Sauce
9-In a dry wok, add 2 tbsp shallot oil and heat over moderate fire.
10-Add chopped garlic and sliced ginger. Lightly fry until golden brown.
11-Add loosened marinated minced chicken, sesame oil, cooking wine (omit for halal version) and stir-fry until fragrant
12-Add chicken stock and bring to a boil for about 10 minutes.
13-Add corn starch and stir into the stock to slightly thicken.
Put Them All Together
14-Add lobsters, cut scallions, pepper and fish sauce and gently simmer in stock for at least three to five minutes with wok covered, until lobster shells are bright red and meat is thoroughly cooked.
15-Dish out the lobsters and set aside. Put sauce aside.
16-Bring half a pot of water to a boil. Add 1 tsp shallot oil.
17-Cook noodles for about two minutes to desired texture.
18-Place noodles in strainer and rinse with cold tap water.
19-Put noodles aside and stir in another 1⁄2 tsp shallot oil if desired.
20-Serve by assembling noodles, lobsters and vegetables on a serving plate. Pour hot stock generously over the dish. Garnish creatively.
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