Shredded Sesame Chicken Noodles

So simple yet so delicious!!! The simple gravy makes slurping up the noodles so irresistible. Try it, it only takes 15min or less!


  • Chicken thigh: 2
  • Sesame oil: 3 tbsp + 1 tbsp
  • Light soy sauce: 2 tbsp
  • Ground white pepper: a pinch
  • Shallot oil: 2 tsp
  • Ketchup: 2 tbsp
  • 老干妈: 1 tbsp
  • Big red chilli (optional): 1, sliced
  • Instant noodle: 2 packs
  • Ground blackpepper (optional): a pinch
  • Coriander: 1 stalk, chopped


  1. Poach chicken thigh till just cooked. Leave to cool, then shred thinly.
  2. Season chicken thigh with 3 tbsp sesame oil, light soy sauce & white pepper. Set aside to marinate.
  3. Mix together shallot oil, ketchup, 老干妈, red chilli slices & 1 tbsp sesame oil. Set aside.
  4. Cook instant noodles & drain. Mix into seasoning. Top with chicken shreds.
  5. Add in a small pinch of blackpepper if desired. Garnish with coriander to serve.


  • This is an adaptation of the ‘Maggie Mee’ recipes that came from The Sunday Times dated April 2007.

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