Dry Wanton Noodles ( Konlo Wantan Mee )

by Angie Liew
This is the infamous dry wanton noodles with homemade char siew ………..  truly every Chinese Malaysian’s favourite.  For a wholesome meal, the perfect serving of wantan mee contains egg noodles cooked al dente, tossed in a dark caramel flavoured sauce, topped with thick slices of delicious char siew and choy sum, served with plump wantons or sui kau in a small serving of soup and complete with pickled green chillies by the side.

 

Dry Wanton Noodles ( Konlo Wantan Mee )

Recipe by Huang Kitchen, Angie Liew
This is the infamous dry wanton noodles with homemade char siew ……….. truly every Chinese Malaysian’s favourite. For a wholesome meal, the perfect serving of wantan mee contains egg noodles cooked al dente, tossed in a dark caramel flavoured sauce, topped with thick slices of delicious char siew and choy sum, served with plump wantons or sui kau in a small serving of soup and complete with pickled green chillies by the side.
Course: Noodles & Pasta
Cuisine: Chinese

Ingredients

  • 6 pieces Fresh wanton noodles, or Wantan Mee
  • 1 bunch Choy sum, washed and cut into 2 inch length

For garlic oil:

  • 3 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons vegetable oil

For wanton noodle sauce: ( 1 serving )

  • 1/2 tablespoon dark caramel sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon garlic oil, or shallot oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon lard oil

To serve:

  • Homemade Char Siew, BBQ pork
  • Homemade Wanton
  • Pickled green chilies

    Instructions

    • For garlic oil: in a wok, heat oil over medium heat. Once the oil is hot, add the minced garlic and fry for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally until the garlics turn golden brown. Remove from heat ans set aside.
    • Heat up a large pot of water to a boil. Once boiling, add 1 piece of noodle and cook for 40 – 60 seconds. ( taste test for doneness ). Then rinse in cold water. Quickly blanch again in hot water for 5 seconds and drain.
    • Place ingredients for Wantan Mee sauce in a bowl and mix well. Add the cooked noodle and mix well to coat, place noodle on serving plate. Repeat step 2 and 3 for the remaining noodles ( one at a time ).
    • Using fresh pot of boiling water add a drop of vegetable oil and a pinch of salt. Blanch the Choy sum for about 20 seconds until cooked. Divide the vegetables among the plates.
    • Top the noodles with homemade char siew and serve with a bowl of homemade wantan / sui kau soup and pickled green chillies.

Enjoy!

 
 
Wanton noodles …  better known as wantan mee is a Cantonese noodle dish.  Make sure it’s fresh and of good quality (not too thin).
 
These are the sauces used to toss the cooked wanton mee……. Notice it’s quite flavourful!
 
The plump sui kau to put in the soup to serve along side the wantan mee.
 
Pickled green chillies  is great accompaniment to the wantan mee ……. It’s a MUST when eating wantan mee.
 
A good plate of wanton noodle is usually defined by the quality of the egg noodles used and the sauce that gives the primary flavoring to this heavenly plate of noodles.
 
 
This wanton noodles is springy and good with a nice lard fragrance.  Really awesome!

 

 
AS ALWAYS …… ENJOY!

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10 comments

Rachel January 3, 2021 - 4:07 am

I have tried so many recipes for dry wan tan mee sauce but your recipe was the best! Thank you so much!!! I’ve cooked this recipe multiple times now and my hubby loves it very much!

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Angie Liew January 3, 2021 - 3:53 pm

Great to know! Thanks for your valuable feedbacks. Enjoy

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Aura February 10, 2015 - 10:20 am

What is dark caramel sauce..?? do you buy it by that name or is a mixture of other sauces

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Angie Liew February 10, 2015 - 10:58 am

Yes, you can buas it is in most grocery stores. Can’t miss it in any Chinese or Asian grocery store. It’s also called dark soy sauce, thicker & darker than light soy sauce, adds color to food. Hope it’s clear

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Bali Tour January 24, 2015 - 6:39 am

Great Article 🙂
Thank you for the recipe
I will try to cook

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Angie Liew January 24, 2015 - 1:24 pm

Thanks for comment.

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Angie Liew June 6, 2014 - 1:05 am

Hope you love it after you try it

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Angie Liew June 3, 2014 - 4:47 pm

Esther, glad you like this recipe. Will plan one soon for you and hubby ok.

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Esther Wong June 5, 2014 - 1:17 pm

Am v excited & looking forward.

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Esther June 3, 2014 - 1:12 pm

Delicious! When are u preparing this for us?

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