Malaysia is popular for its extensive food options. We have everything ranging from authentic traditional cuisine to food fusions that will blow your mind away. The one thing that we can confidently say unites Malaysian’s across all ages and backgrounds is our love for Maggi. And from Maggi, you can make Maggi Goreng!
This brand of instant noodles is often the go-to meal of broke college students. It has helped those of us who don’t know our way around the kitchen too.
It’s so easy and versatile, you could easily plate it up and it would cost you less than RM2.00, or you could play up your recipe and price it at over RM15.00. The ways you can work with Maggi instant noodles are endless!
Origin of Maggi Goreng
Maggi Goreng is a Malaysia-based dish and made famous by Mamak restaurants. Typically, one would cook a packet of instant noodles by boiling water and adding the noodles and flavour sachet.
With this dish, the noodles are boiled first before they are cooked in a hot wok with a medley of stir-fried vegetables, tofu and eggs before adding in the flavour sachet. There is no one way to prepare a plate of Maggi goreng, so you’ll be able to see variations of this dish all across Malaysia.
Maggi Goreng RecipeDifficulty: Easy
If you’re hungry and are looking for a quick-cook meal, this recipe for Maggi Goreng is perfect for you. This Malaysian-favourite dish can be made in many ways, so feel free to add or dismiss any ingredients you don’t like!
1 Maggi packet
1 clove of garlic (finely chopped)
3 prawns (shelled and deveined)
1 fried tofu
10g of cabbage
10g of bak choy
1 bird’s eye chilli
I tbsp. chilli sauce
1 tbsp soy sauce
1 lime for garnish
- First, boil the noodles for about a minute.
- In a pan, add a little oil and sauté the garlic until fragrant.
- Crack the egg into the pan and quickly scramble the egg. Add in the Maggi flavouring sachet and stir well. Then, add the prawns.
- Next, add the half-cooked noodles, the cabbage, the bak choy and the chilli.
- Now, add in the soy sauce and chilli sauce. Stir until all the ingredients are combined.
- Serve with a lime wedge.
Ways to enjoy Maggi Goreng
Before tucking into your plate, squeeze a little bit of lime juice onto your Maggi goreng for a tang that will complete the dish.
If you’d like, pair your instant noodles with a side of crispy fried chicken. It’s a match made in heaven.
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