Chili Pan Mee – Malaysia Dry Spicy Noodle

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A good bowl of Chili Pan Mee lies in the chili, minced meat, noodle, topped with poached eggs, these combinations deliver an explosive flavor in your mouth and usually, one bowl is never enough. My Chili Pan Mee recipe innovates the usual style of plating, making the entire noodle dish much more enticing!
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Who started Chili Pan Mee?

The traditional Pan Mee is served in anchovies soup with hand-pulled noodles, Chili Pan Mee, on the other hand, wasn’t part of the traditional noodle list until 1985. Kin Kin Restaurant in Chow Kit introduced their specialty Chili Pan Mee by Mr.Tan Kok Hong.

Today Kin Kin Restaurant has a total of 3 branches and others have followed suit, some of the other brands that also sell Chili Pan Mee are Jojo Little Kitchens and Restaurant Super Kitchen.

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Author have a say…

Chili Pan Mee has gain popularity over the years. The most important ingredients for a bowl of delicious Chili Pan Mee lies in the minced meat, poached egg, and the chili. There is plenty of notable places in Kuala Lumpur who serve a decent bowl of Chili Pan Mee. However, I personally think the presentation is a little boring. So in this recipe, I am not only giving you good detail recipe to make yourself a delicious Chili Pan Mee but also I am incorporating some, I believe, innovative ideas of how to present this stunning dish!

Malaysian Chili Pan Mee Recipe

chili pan mee recipe
Ethan Wong
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Let's innovate the usual Spicy Chili Pan Mee by stepping up the plating game. My recipe call for the usage of XO Sauce as the chili, you can make my XO sauce recipe easier by removing dried scallop, dried shrimp, Chinese ham, abalone sauce, and oyster sauce.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 50 minutes
Course Breakfast, Main Course
Cuisine Chinese, Malaysian
Difficulty Medium
Servings 2 people


  • 400 g Egg Noodle
  • 20 g Dried Anchovies
  • 100 g Minced Meat
  • 3 tbsp Cooking Oil
  • 1 tbsp Soy Sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 4 cloves Garlic
  • 2 nos Egg
  • 2 tbsp XO Sauce
  • 200 g Baby Spinach
  • Thick Soy Sauce (for garnishing)
  • Lard (to toss the noodle (options - bacon fats, olive oil, etc))
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  • Clean and pluck the baby spinach.
  • Crush the garlic and chop.
  • For the eggs, make poached eggs. (Here is how to poached egg)
  • Prepare the other ingredients accordingly.


  • Preheat pan/wok with cooking oil.
  • Shallow fry the dried anchovies with low heat. Strain and keep aside.
  • At medium-low heat, add chopped garlic into the pan and fry to golden.
  • Add minced meat and thoroughly fry it.
  • Add soy sauce, salt, and sugar, then fry the minced meat until dark brown color. Set aside.
  • Quick blanch the baby spinach.
  • Blanch 1 portion of egg noodle for 30 seconds.
  • Strain the noodles and mix the noodles with a tablespoon of lard and a teaspoon of soy sauce.


  • Prepare a clean plate.
  • Place baby spinach at the bottom as a base layer.
  • Gently twist the egg noodles and place them on top of the baby spinach.
  • Follow by 2 tablespoons of minced meat.
  • Then place the poached egg on top of the minced meat.
  • Gently place 2 tablespoons of XO Sauce over the poached egg.
  • Drizzle some thick soy sauce over in a heap and serve.



Calories : 1512kcalCarbohydrates : 222gProtein : 55gFat : 45gSaturated Fat : 9gCholesterol : 291mgSodium : 1262mgPotassium : 1468mgFiber : 12gSugar : 8gVitamin A : 9563IUVitamin C : 30mgCalcium : 224mgIron : 10mg
Allergy : Eggs, Gluten
*These Nutritional Values have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration
Keyword Chili Pan Mee, Chili Pan Mee Recipe, Kin Kin Pan Mee, noodle, Noodle recipe, Pan Mee, Pan Mee Recipe

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