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Fried Bee Hoon

Fried Bee Hoon

Fried Bee Hoon Recipe

Adjust the seasonings to your liking - for example more light soy sauce for saltier taste, or more dark soy sauce for darker colour. You have to add the seasonings while there is still liquid in the wok, and not when the noodles are already dry.

Serves: 4

Prep Time: 5 mins

Cook Time: 10 mins


  • 200g bee hoon (rice vermicelli) soaked in water for at least half an hour until fully constituted
  • 4 cloves shallots chopped finely
  • 4 cloves garlic chopped finely
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

(A) Seasonings

  • 250 ml water
  • 1 tbsp light soy sauce to taste
  • 1 tbsp dark soy sauce to taste
  • 1 tsp (Chinese) fish sauce to taste if not using, use a bit more light soy sauce


  1. Soak the bee hoon in water for at least half an hour, until the noodles are fully reconstituted. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat the wok with oil, and fry shallots, until the latter is soft and translucent. Add garlic and stir fry for 10 seconds.
  3. Add the bee hoon. Then add (A), making sure the noodles are well coated in the mixture so that you have even colour and taste.
  4. Cook until the noodles have soaked up all the water, and is of a dry consistency. This usually takes about 5 minutes.

Noob Cook Tips

If you like to add beansprouts to your bee hoon, trim the ends of the beansprouts, and add them roughly 2 minutes before the noodles are cooked.

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70 Responses to “Fried Bee Hoon”

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  1. Ju — September 26, 2011 @ 7:47 pm

    Simple is best. Love this!


  2. Andrew — November 21, 2011 @ 7:11 pm


    My first time fried Bihun, I followed your recipe and direction, I found it simple and most importantly it worked very well on me. My Kids like it very much. Thanks to you.


  3. Vikas — March 25, 2012 @ 4:36 am

    Was craving fr this since I left s’pore! Finally prepared it today after 7 months of hunger for s’pore style economic bee hoon meal! :)
    Chk it out!


    • wiffy replied: — March 25th, 2012 @ 12:21 pm

      it looks very yummy and love the side dishes too!


  4. NoobCook via Facebook — June 13, 2012 @ 12:24 pm

    Hi Belinda, store-bought: try SinSin garlic chilli and Pu Tien chilli sauce. Home-made, check out sambal belacan recipe at :)


  5. Belinda Yap via Facebook — June 13, 2012 @ 5:51 pm

    Hi Noobcook, Ok, will try out..tks for the info =D


  6. Valerie — July 16, 2012 @ 4:41 pm

    Dear Wiffy

    I tried cooking this bee hoon on Sunday. It was so easy and taste wonderful. My family like it very much. Thank you for your recipe.


    • wiffy replied: — July 17th, 2012 @ 12:47 pm

      So happy to hear that! :)


  7. Richard — July 4, 2014 @ 12:48 pm

    Thanks for your recipe. Was never a cook but I has to get rid of that packet of bee hoon that has been sitting in the cupboard since my mum was diagnosed with dementia.
    Never cooked boo hoon before. Followed your recipe. I thought the taste was light but acceptable. However, Mum liked the bee hoon I cooked and it brought back memories for her who has always like bee hoon. Thanks again.


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