Hawker Style Mee Rebus

Taste Of Asia Flavor


Mee Rebus is a hugely popular noodle dish in Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia. Made with fresh yellow egg noodles and a thick and tangy sweet potato gravy. Delicious and surprisingly simple to make at home!


  • 1.5 kg Fresh Yellow Egg Noodles (Blanched)
  • 200 grams Fresh Bean Sprouts (Blanched)
  • 4 Tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 600 grams Sliced Beef (Optional or Replace with prawn)
  • 400 grams Fresh Prawn (Shelled and Deveined)
  • 500 grams Sweet Potato (Boil until soft then puree)
  • 1/2 Cup Peanuts (Roasted then crushed fine)
  • 2 Tbsp Meat Curry Powder (I prefer Baba)
  • 1 Stalk Lemon Grass (Bruised)
  • 2 Liters Water
  • 1 Tbsp Palm Sugar (Add 1 Tbsp more if Sweet Potato is not very sweet)
  • 5 Red Shallots
  • 1 Large White Onion
  • 1 inch Fresh Root Ginger
  • 1 inch Fresh Galangal
  • 6 cloves Fresh Garlic
  • 2 Tbsp Dried Baby Shrimp
  • 2 Tbsp 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 Chili (Finely Sliced)
  • 1/4 Cup Fresh Coriander (Optional)


  1. Boil sweet potato until soft. Let cool and then puree or pass through potato ricer. You are aiming for a very fine paste with no large...
  2. Get the full instructions at Taste Of Asia Flavor
Hawker Style Mee Rebus

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Jason B
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