Ipoh Koay Teow Soup with Shredded Chicken Recipe

Welcome to Mommy Lynn Blog. My name is Lynn and I am from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Mommy Lynn & Will

Above is a picture of me and my husband.

Me and my husband are both professional network marketers.

Apart from building a business from home, I am also a full time mother.

One of my favourite thing to do at home is to cook for my family.

My daughters love Ipoh Koay Teow Soup with shredded chicken and shrimp.

In this post, I thought of sharing the recipe.

Serving: 4 – 6 persons


1 pack of fresh *thin koay teow (thin flat rice noodle)

300 gms chicken

200 gms sliced pork

200 gms minced pork

300 gms shrimps with shells

2 pcs fish cakes

30 pcs fish balls

100 gms choy sum (green leafy vege)

10 pcs shallots, finely sliced

1 pc rock sugar

1/3 tbsp organic mushroom powder

6 tsp grapeseed oil


1) Marinate sliced pork and minced pork each with little bit of garlic powder, ½ tsp of first draw soy sauce, and ½ tbsp of cornflour.

2) Heat oil and saute sliced shallots over low fire till golden brown and fragrant.

3) Bring a large pot of water to boil (5 big bowls of water), add chicken, minced pork, sliced pork, and shripms into the boiling water and cook for 5 minutes.

Then followed by fish cakes and fish balls and let them cook for another 10 minutes.

4) Add a piece of rock sugar into the boiling soup and simmer till it melt and then add mushroom powder to taste.

5) Remove all the cooked ingredients from the soup. Cut the fish cakes in 2mm slices, shred the chicken and remove shrimps’ shells.

6) Bring water to boil, put the choy sum into a shaker and cook in the boiling water for 2 minutes, remove from the shaker and place aside.

7) Then followed by the koay teow, put into shaker and cook in the boiling water for 40 seconds and remove from the shaker.

8) Place the cooked koay teow according to your preferred portion in a bowl, add ½ tsp of first draw soy sauce (can be omitted for kids under 3yo); garnish with choy sum, fish cakes, fish balls, minced pork, sliced pork, shredded chicken and shrimps.

9) Ladle soup over the koay teow and ingredients, sprinkle with fried sliced shallots and dash of pepper then serve.


*thin koay teow is for soup and dry “kon lou”

*thick koay teow is for frying

Above is a picture of a bowl of Ipoh Koay Teow soup with shredded chicken and shrimp that my daughters love.

Thank you for reading this article and I hope it was helpful for you.

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