Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Ipoh Kai See Hor Fun

I was born and raised in Ipoh and i still believe Ipoh's Kai See Hor Fun are still the BEST!!
Ipoh Kai See Hor Fun

   Ingredients   :

   800g   hor fun
   1         bunch chives, trimmed and cut 3 inches length 
   2         stalks green onion, washed and trimmed, cut
   2         bulbs shallot, peeled and thinly slice
   1         cup slice shrimps
   1         cup chicken strips
   2         fresh chili or chili padi, cut
   Soup    :

   3         chicken tight, removed skin
   1         cup shrimp shell and head
   1/2      cup anchovies 
   1         knot ginger
   1         teaspoon peppercorn, smashed
   1         whole onion
   1         chicken cube
   11/2    teaspoon salt
   1         teaspoon sugar
   13       cups water

   Method   :

   Boil some water and blanch the chicken tight for about  5 minutes. Remove from wok. Fry shrimp 
   head, remove from wok.
   Into a big soup pot, pour in the water and bring to a boil, add in the chicken tight, shrimp shell and 
   heads, ginger, anchovies, peppercorn and onion. let it boil on low heat for 20 minutes.

    Add in chicken cube, sugar and salt and continue to boil on lowest heat for another 20 minutes.

    Heat up the wok, pour in some oil to fry the shallot until golden brown, removed from oil, keep the 
    shallot oil for later use.

    Cook hor fun in boiling water for 15 - 20 seconds. Then put it into a deep bowl, arranged shrimp slice
    chicken strips, chives and ladle in the chicken broth. Sprinkle some dried shallot, green onion and add
    some shallot oil and serve while its HOT! Don't forget to eat with the chili.....

Ipoh Kai See Hor Fun

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