Gai See Mee

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Asian Recipe
Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 6 - Chinese dried black mushrooms
  • 3 cups - chicken stock
  • 3 tbsp - oyster sauce
  • 3 tbsp - rice wine
  • 1 tbsp - dark soya sauce
  • 1.5 tbsp - sugar
  • 2.5 tbsp - corn starch
  • 1/3 cup - water
  • 1 lb - Chinese thin egg noodles
  • Chinese sesame oil -2 tsp
  • 1 cup - shredded poached chicken
  • Chopped green onions -to garnish
  • Crisp shallot flakes

How to Make Gai See Mee

  • Soak mushrooms in warm water until soft, drain and squeeze out excess water
  • Cut the mushroom avoiding the stem.
  • Mix stock, oyster sauce, rice wine, soya sauce, sugar and mushrooms in a wok.
  • Bring to boil and reduce heat, simmering for 5 minutes.
  • Return to a boil and stir in the corn starch mixture and cook, until the mixture thickens to a thin creamy consistency.
  • Bring 3 quarts of water to boil. Add noodles and bring to a second boil and cook for a minute.
  • Drain noodles in a colander and rinse them well with cold water.
  • To Serve:
  • Reheat the noodles by dropping them into a pot of boiling water for a few seconds. Drain well.
  • Divide the noodles among 3 or 4 individual plates
  • Dribble a bit of sesame oil over the noodles, evenly distribute the chicken, and pour the hot sauce (with mushrooms) over all
  • Garnish with green onions and crisp shallot flakes, and serve hot.