Indonesian Chicken Mie Goreng

Serves  4
Preparation   15 mins
Cooking   15 mins
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It’s time to step up your noodle game with this fast and easy recipe for Mie Goreng (fried noodles). Take it up a notch with tender chicken, sweet prawns and loads of healthy vegetables. Make it as spicy as you like.


  • 2 Lilydale chicken breast fillets, finely sliced
  • 250g dried fine egg noodles
  • 2 tablespoons kecap manis (Indonesian sweet soy sauce)
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 eggs
  • 80ml peanut oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 1 long red chilli, deseeded and sliced
  • 4 spring onions, thinly sliced
  • ½ tsp dried shrimp paste
  • 1 celery stalk, finely sliced
  • 1 bok choy, finely sliced
  • ¼ wombok cabbage, finely sliced
  • 100g bean sprouts, trimmed
  • 1 lebanese cucumber, julienned
  • Fried shallots, Fresh lime wedges and Coriander leaves to garnish


  1. Cook noodles according to packet instructions, then drain and rinse under cold water. Set aside.
  2. In a small bowl, mix the kecap manis, soy and lime juice, then set aside.
  3. Beat the eggs lightly with 2 tablespoons of water.
  4. Heat the wok over high heat. Add one tablespoon of oil, then add the egg and swirl around the wok to make a thin omelette. When just set, carefully remove from wok to a clean chopping board. Roll up and slice.
  5. Return the wok to the heat, add 1 tablespoon of oil and cook the chicken pieces on both sides, then remove to a clean plate and set aside.
  6. Add remaining oil to the wok and stir fry the garlic, chilli, spring onions and shrimp paste for 1-2 minutes. Add the celery, bok choy and cabbage and stir fry for a further 1-2 minutes until just tender.
  7. Add the noodles, chicken, omelette and sauce from point 2. Keep tossing for 2 minutes to heat through until all ingredients are coated in the sauce. 
  8. Top with bean sprouts, cucumber, fried shallots and coriander and serve immediately with a wedge of lime.

Indonesian Chicken Mie Goreng

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