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Bihun Goreng 1

Bihun Goreng

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 30 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 4-5 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Indonesian


Bihun Goreng is a popular hawker food where it is usually served on banana leaves similar to pancit habab together with makeshift chopsticks made with two lidi sticks.




  • 250 gram dried vermicelli, soaked in cold water for 30 minutes
  • 1 cup cabbage, shredded
  • 1/2 cup pre-boiled chicken flakes
  • 1/2 cup shelled small shrimps
  • 2 stalks spring onions, sliced
  • 2 tbsp chopped Chinese celery
  • 3 tbsp kecap manis (sweet soy sauce)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2/3 cup chicken stock
  • oil

Spice Paste

  • 3 pcs small shallots
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 4 pcs candlenuts
  • 3 tbsp dried shrimps
  • 1 tbsp black pepper corns
  • 1 dried red chilli, seed included


  • coriander, chopped
  • fried shallots


  1. In a spice grinder or a food processor combine all spice paste ingredients, pulse to make a paste.
  2. Prepare a wok, add oil then stir fry the spice paste until fragrant, around 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the cabbage, pre-boiled chicken flakes, shrimps, chicken stock, sweet soy sauce, and soy sauce then bring it to a boil
  4. Add the vermicelli, spring onions and Chinese celery then stir fry to combine. Continue to stir fry for 2-3 minutes until noodles are cooked.
  5. Place in serving platter then garnish with coriander and fried shallots