Mee Rebus (Spicy Noodles In Sauce)

  • on March 3, 2021
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  • 1.5 KG Fresh yellow egg noodles (blanched)
  • 200 grams Fresh bean sprouts
  • 4 tablespoon Veg oil
  • 600 grams Dried prawns
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts (nuts roasted then crushed fine)
  • 2 teaspoon Meat curry powder
  • 1 stalk Lemon grass (bruised)
  • 2 liters Water
  • 1 teaspoon Palm sugar


  • 5 Red shallots
  • 1 Large Onion
  • 1 inch Fresh root ginger
  • 1 inch Galangal
  • 16 cloves Fresh garlic
  • 2 tablespoon Baby dried shrimp
  • 2 tablespoon Fermented soy bean paste


  • 250 grams Tofu (extra firm, 1 cm cubes and fried)
  • 8 Hard Boiled Eggs (halved)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh spring onions (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup Crisp fried shallots
  • 8 Calamansi limes (halved)
  • 4 Long green chillies (finely sliced)
  • 1/4 cup Fresh Coriander


Prep Before

  1. Blanch yellow noodles,then bean sprouts and set aside.
  2. Roast the peanuts. Let it cool and then crush in a pestle and mortar.
  3. Cube the tofu and fry in oil till golden brown,drain and set aside.
  4. Hard boil the eggs, cool, shell and halve them.


  1. Place all the Mee Rebus ingredients and 1/2 cup water to blender. Blend until you have a fine paste.
  2. Heat the veg oil in a heavy saucepan or wok. Once the oil is hot add the mee rebus paste and the bruised lemon grass. Fry the ingredients for 5 mins, thoroughly cooked and fragrant.
  3. Add the curry powder and cook for 10 minutes or more.
  4. Add the dried prawns and cook further 5 mins.
  5. Add crushed peanuts and palm sugar. Add more water if the sauce is too thick. Season with salt and pepper.


  1. Place balanced noodles and bean sprouts in a bowl.
  2. Pour some gravy over the noodles and sprouts.
  3. Garnish with green chillies, fried tofu, fried crispy shallots, sliced spring onion and coriander.
  4. Top with boiled egg halves and calamansi lime halves.
  5. Eat it while hot and enjoy.



  • Preparation: 25 min
  • Cooking: 25 min
  • Ready in: 1 h 20 min


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