Monday, 31 January 2011

Low Carb Char Kway Teow



Another beautiful dish that you can make from Shirataki noodles is Char Kway Teow. I still prefer the original Char Kway Teow of course, because I love rice noodles to death, but being able to eat such a dish during a low-carb diet is heavenly...!

Ingredients:
  • 200 g Shirataki noodles
  • 100 g prawns
  • 1 Chinese sausage, sliced
  • 100 bean sprouts
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 egg
  • 1-2 tbs pork lard (or substitute with olive oil)
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • 1 tbs fish sauce
  • 2 tbs oyster sauce
  • 1 tbs sambal oelek
  • Pepper to taste
Instructions
  • Heat the pork lard in a wok.
  • Add the minced garlic, prawns and Chinese sausage. Stir fry for 2 minutes until aromatic.
  • Add fish sauce, sambal oelek and oyster sauce. Simmer for 1 minute.
  • Quickly add the noodles and stir until well combined.
  • Toss in the egg, bean sprouts, green onions and add a dash of pepper. Stir fry for another 1 minute.
  • Serve!



Eat the noodles with the Szechuan crispy chili in oil, as I told you in the previous post. It makes it even yummier :)!


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17 comments:

  1. Oooh a low carb char kway tow! This is one of my fave noodle dishes so my waistline thanks you! :)

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  2. Looks delicious! Your photo makes me hungry now...

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  3. Acabo de conocer tu blog y te felicitome ha encantado, porlo que nos veremos mas a menudo, un beso desde Ponferrada

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  4. Looks delicious, nice one.

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  5. This looks so good. I wish I could just take a bite!

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  6. What a great recipe. This is something I'd order in a restaurant.

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  7. Woahhhh...kayanya enak bangetttt....Looks so deliciousss....jadi ngiler....=)..im drooling and hungry now

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  8. Love your low carb char kway teow! hehe def a great alternative to the hi carb classic :D

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  9. shirataki noodle tuh gmn ya ? pict nya ga gt jelas lbh mirip indomie halus ya ?

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  10. Mmmm...I love this dish with all the prawns there. Never mind whatever noodles used, I will eat all :D

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  11. Yummy, great looking char kway teow! How not to salivate!

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  12. @ Veni - Ven, Shirataki noodles itu rasanya kayak soun, tapi lebih tebelen an dan lebih knyel + crunchy...

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  13. Low carb Char Mee? :) ...that does not look and taste like low-carb is the best!

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  14. looks yummy. Wish you and your family a Happy Lunar New Year, Gong Xi Fa Cai!

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  15. I make low carb char kway teow using zucchini noodles (zucchini thinly spiral cut into long thin noodles). You need to get out the excess water by salting, resting in a colander and then rinsing and squuezing. The result is excellent.

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