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Wat Tan Hor Fun

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 20 mins
  • Total Time: 35 mins
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Chinese


Wat Tan Hor Fun is a Malaysian noodle dish made out of rice noodles, choysum and mixed seafood served in a starchy sauce



  • 500g fresh Hor Fun / Thick Flat Rice Noodles
  • 6 cloves garlic
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp thick dark soy sauce
  • 12 pcs prawns, shelled and deveined
  • 12 pcs fish cake or balls, thinly sliced
  • 2 pcs large squid, sliced
  • 200g chicken breast, thinly sliced
  • 1 bunch choy sum
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 3 tbsp corn flour dissolved in 1/4 cup water
  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 tsp sesame oil
  • Pickled Green Chillies
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • fish sauce
  • oil


  1. In a wok add oil then sauté garlic.
  2. Add noodles, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and freshly ground black pepper; stir fry in high heat for 2 minutes. Remove from wok then set aside.
  3. Using the same wok add oil then fry chicken pieces and fish balls until brown. Remove from wok then set aside.
  4. Add prawns and squid then stir fry for a minute. Remove from wok then set aside.
  5. Add and sauté then garlic.
  6. Pour in the chicken stock then add the light soy sauce, chicken, fish balls and flour mixture, cook until sauce thickens.
  7. Add choy sum, prawns and squid then season gravy with fish sauce.
  8. Add beaten eggs and sesame oil, give it a good mix then remove from heat.
  9. Pour gravy over cooked noodles. Serve with pickled green chillies.