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Masuki Mami

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 20 mins
  • Cook Time: 4 hours 15 mins
  • Total Time: 4 hours 35 mins
  • Yield: 6 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Masuki Mami is a Filipino-Chinese noodle soup dish typically made with thin and slightly chewy egg noodles that are cooked in a rich and flavourful chicken broth topped with chicken meat and pork.


Ingredients

Units Scale

Chicken Broth

  • 2 kg chicken frames
  • 500 g boneless chicken thighs
  • 12 cups cold water
  • 1 large bunch spring onions
  • 6 thick slices of ginger
  • 1/4 cup Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 tsp white peppercorns
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • salt, to taste

Noodles

  • 500 g fresh yaka mien noodles (fat Chinese white egg noodles)
  • 500 g cooked roast pork
  • chopped spring onions, to garnish
  • hoisin sauce, as condiment

Instructions

  1. Blanch the chicken frames and boneless chicken thighs in boiling salted water for about 5 minutes until chicken is white in colour.
  2. Drain the chicken and carefully wash each piece under cold running water to remove any scum.
  3. Place the clean chicken frames and boneless chicken thighs in a large pot with all of the chicken broth ingredients.
  4. Turn the heat to a low medium and let it gently simmer making sure it does not boil, maintain the same gentle simmer throughout the cooking process. Cook for 1 hour then remove the boneless chicken thighs and set it aside.
  5. Continue to cook for 3 more hours, make sure chicken is covered with liquid all the time adding water if necessary.
  6. Once broth is ready, strain chicken using a cheesecloth on to another pot to have a nice clear stock.
  7. Season with salt.
  8. Continue simmering the chicken stock in very low heat as you prepare the next steps.
  9. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the noodles and cook according to package instructions until al dente. Drain the noodles and set aside.
  10. While noodles are cooking, chop the chicken into small pieces then set it aside.
  11. To serve, divide the cooked noodles among bowls. Ladle the broth over the noodles. Add your sliced chicken, roast pork and chopped spring onions, serve with Hoisin sauce on the side.