Fried Bakmi, The Easiest and Tastiest Peranakan Food To Cook!

Monday, 10 February 2020 | 09:05 WIB
  • Bakmi Goreng (Fried Bakmi) is one the most popular peranakan food in Indonesia, and also the tastiest!

    Resep Bakmi Goreng Enak Bikin Keluarga Jadi Lebih Semangat Sarapan
    Resep Bakmi Goreng Enak Bikin Keluarga Jadi Lebih Semangat Sarapan - What I like about peranakan food is how it meets many cultures without making one more emerge over another. It is a convergent combination of Chinese, Indonesian, and Malaysian cultures in one cultural product.

    Understanding Peranakan Culture is easy. All you need is consuming product of this culture, and food is perhaps the easiest among all. In every corner of big cities in Jakarta, there are street food vendors that sell peranakan food. Bakmi is one of them. 

    Since Chinese and Indonesian share so many culture, it is not that hard to find some ingredients to cook peranakan culture food. Let's try with this fried bakmi recipe first!

    Duration: 30 Menit

    Yields: 4 Portion



    400 gram boneless chicken, boil then thinly sliced

    200 gram dried chinese egg-noodles, boiled

    3 tablespoon sweet soy sauce

    2 eggs, lightly beaten

    8 beef meatballs, thinly sliced

    1 tomato, chopped

    100 gram cabbage, sliced

    5 choy sum, sliced

    1 teaspoon salt

    1 teaspoon white sugar

    1/4 teaspoon white pepper

    100 ml chicken broth

    2 leek, thinly sliced

    1 celery stalk, thinly sliced

    2 tablespoon frying oil

    2 tablespoon fried shallot as condiment

    Ground Spices:

    4 candlenut, boiled

    1/2 dried salted shrimp (ebi), roasted

    6 shallots

    4 cloves garlic.

    Cooking Steps

    Cooking Steps:

    1. Heat 1 tablespoon oil in a large nonstick pan over medium fire. Then add noodles with sweet soy sauce. Mix well. Remove from pan.

    2. Stir-fry ground spices with 1 tablespoon oil in medium-heat wok. Cook until fragrant. Then add beaten egg. Cook 1 minute.

    3. At the same pan, add chicken slices and meatballs. Swirl well. Then add tomato slices, cabbage, and coy shum. Cook until withered.

    4. Add noodles, salt, pepper, and sugar. Mix well. Then pour chicken broth. Swirl until well-cooked.

    5. Add leek and celery slices. Mix well. Remove from plate.

    6. Serve with fried shallot sprinkle.

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    Sera B
    David Togatorop


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