The trick to not getting the rice paper too soft, is to NOT soak it in water. Instead, wet your hands and lightly tap the rice paper all over until slightly softened. This will prevent it from tearing when you are rolling it.
Recipe Category: Seafood
So good to have it on it's own or you could even have it with some rice !
You could opt to remove the Cili Padi, if you are feeding this to the kids. They'll love it!
If arrowroot heads suddenly run out of stock due to the festive shopping frenzy, replace them with deep fried orange sweet potato or yam cubes. Homemade Waxed Chicken can be made well in advance. Keep it frozen immersed in its baking oil. When ready to use, thaw overnight in the chiller. I prefer to use kicap manis compared to typical dark soy sauce because it give a good balance of sweet salty flavours and golden brown tones.
Sprinkle over more chili flakes if you want a kick to your pasta!
This dish acquires its unique Nyonya taste from the use of salted soybeans (taucheo) and tamarind extract. To ensure maximum flavour, make sure the spice paste is fried over low heat till the oil separates.
Serve this yummy noodles with some side of pickled green chillies or cut red chillies for an extra kick!
For extra flavor, you could add in some fresh thyme before blending all the ingredients together.
Tip on buying clams : Always buy clams that are closed shut. That means that they are fresh, and will open up once they are cooked. Whereas clams that are not fresh, will be open before you even cook them and close when it is cooked.
When I was a little girl I would visit my grandaunt in Melaka during my school holidays. My grandaunt and my grandmother would make batches and batches of homemade fishball for the family to eat together. It was a long and tedious process because they did everything by hand. Scrapping the fish using spoons and...