Vegetarian Mi Goreng (Indonesian Fried Noodles)

Recipe by kleigh83
READY IN: 20mins


  • 1
    lb uncooked soba noodles (ramen work great and are inexpensive) or 1 lb any other kind Asian noodles (ramen work great and are inexpensive)
  • 2 -4
    tablespoons peanut oil
  • 1
    onion, finely chopped
  • 12
    inch gingerroot, peeled and grated
  • 2
    leeks (green & white parts) or 6 scallions, chopped (green & white parts)
  • 1 12
    cups snow peas
  • 1 12
  • 3
    tablespoons ketjap manis (or 3 tbs soy sauce mixed with 1 1/2 tbs brown sugar)
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon sambal oelek chili paste or 1 -2 tablespoon cayenne pepper, to taste
  • 2
    eggs, scrambled (recommended) (optional)
  • 1
    lb firm tofu, drained and cubed (optional)


  • Prepare the noodles according to the package directions; drain and set aside.
  • In a wok or large skillet, heat the oil and add the onion, garlic, and ginger; stir fry until the onion is limp.
  • Stir in the leeks or scallions, snow peas, and bean sprouts, and cook until tender-crisp.
  • Then stir in the noodles, kecap manis, and sambal or cayenne.
  • Add the eggs or tofu.
  • Mix throughly until heated through (about 5 minutes).
  • Serve hot.