Burmese Chicken Noodle
Thick mee hoon (rice) noodles
1 lb minced chicken - marinate in fish sauce and sugar.
1 large onion - finely chopped.
Red chili powder
Burmese bean powder
Crushed red pepper flakes
Dissolve a chunk of tamarind in some hot water and let sit.
Boil the noodles and bean sprouts until cooked. Set aside.
Heat 2 Tb of vegetable oil, saute the onions until soft. Add red chili powder (2 Tb). Mix well. Add the minced chicken. Cook through. Remove from heat.
Now you are ready to eat. This is traditionally eaten in DIY style. You put all the ingredients on the table, and mix everything onto your bowl or plate.
First put the cooked noodles. Then add some of the cooked chicken. Add beansprouts, 1tsp of bean powder, 1tsp of crushed red pepper, a drizzle of fish sauce, 1tsp of tamarind water, and chopped coriander.
The beauty of this dish is you can adjust the flavors to your personal taste. Not spicy enough? add some more crushed red pepper. not sour enough? add some more tamarind. not wet enough? add some more fish sauce.