Penang Char Kway Teow (Malaysian Noodles)

Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

Street hawkers in Penang, Malaysia are famous for this dish. It's fast to prepare, making it a quick to make dinner.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Put noodles in a large bowl and cover with boiling water. Let sit 5 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain then rinse with cold water.
  2. Heat a large wok over medium heat. Add oil and swirl to coat. Add garlic and cook until fragrant (30 seconds). Stir in sambal (start with 1 tbsp). Mixture will spatter so stand back after adding.
  3. Increase heat to medium-high and add sausages. Cook, stirring occasionally, until sausages are light golden (1 to 2 minutes). Add onions and cook, stirring, until beginning to soften but still quite crisp (1 to 2 minutes). Add noodles and soy sauce, stirring to coat.
  4. Make a well in pan. Crack in eggs (push noodles aside if they fall into the center) and cook until whites begin to set (3 minutes). Break yolks with a spoon. Scramble eggs and toss with noodles.
  5. Add white pepper, 1 tablespoons water, the bean sprouts, and crab. Cook, stirring, until bean sprouts are tender-crisp (2 minutes).