Stir fry Instant Noodles with Cabbage and Luncheon

My typical kind of meal when I feel lazy and just needed something brainless. LOL. And whilst I thought the turnaround time for this will be quick, which is still the case but it wasn’t as fast as I had expected it to be because the “perfectionist” me decide to cook each and individual item of the noodles separately so that I can plate it better, I ended up taking a good 30 minutes for a 3-minute instant noodles. Hahaha ! Not to mention I had more plates to wash as well because the individual ingredients have to be placed separately too.

But I do love the combination of the dark soya sauce and sesame oil being tossed in the noodles which together with the sweetness from the vegetables and sodium-packed luncheon, it’s something that you won’t mind having again and again, just liked an instant noodles but a whole lot healthier since the noodles’ seasoning pack is not used.

Stir fry Instant Noodles with Cabbage and Luncheon

Recipe by Eat What TonightCourse: MainCuisine: ChineseDifficulty: Easy


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  • 1 serving instant noodles / egg noodles

  • 1 1/2 tsp dark soya sauce

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • 1 tsp minced garlic

  • 1 small carrot, julienned

  • A handful of cabbage

  • 2 thick slices luncheon, cubed

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 tsp light soya sauce

  • 1/4 tsp salt

  • 1/4 tsp chicken powder

  • Pinch of pepper

  • 2 1/2 tbsp cooking oil

  • Some diced scallions


  • Cook noodles in boiling water and drain. Toss in dark soya sauce and sesame oil and set aside.
  • Heat up 1 tbsp cooking oil and stir fry luncheon cubes till the edges turn browned. Drain and set aside on paper towels to remove excess oils.
  • With the balance cooking oil in pan, make scrambled eggs. Set aside the eggs.
  • Add in balance cooking oil and stir fry garlic briefly before cooking cabbage and julienned carrots until softened. Add in some water if necessary.
  • Add in the noodles from Step 1 and rest of the seasoning. Stir fry on medium-high heat to incorporate everything.
  • Add in the scrambled eggs, luncheon cubes and sprinkle diced scallions over. Remove from heat and serve hot immediately to enjoy !

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