Prawns Ee-Fu Noodles
It is tradition every year during Chinese New Year that I cook braised ee-fu noodles. This year I’m making prawns ee-fu noodles. As far as auspicious symbolism goes, prawns (shrimps) is a symbol of happiness (laughter) while the long strand of noodles represent longevity.
If I make these noodles outside of CNY, I will stir-fry the prawns and use tetra-pak chicken stock for the noodle sauce. But since it is the festivities, I made a little more effort of using real prawn stock as the base sauce for the noodles. The taste of this prawns ee-fu noodles made with real prawn stock has an added umami depth to it :)
I miss efu noodles! Yours looks mouthwatering and healthy too.
Hahaha, I missed this post earlier. Yes, this is the “flat” yee mee I was talking abt :p
oh over here, the flat one is called “ee-fu”, while the rounder type is “yee-mee” if I’m not mistaken ;)
That looks and sounds amazing. All are looking really delicious.